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Illinois’ Progressive Prevailing Wage Act

In her June Illinois Bar Journal Article, “Illinois’ Progressive Prevailing Wage Act,” Kara M. Principe shows why the Act is arguably one of the most progressive prevailing-wage laws in the nation, especially at a time when many states have been acting to repeal similar laws. According to Principe, the most substantial amendments relate to how rates are ascertained and how they are challenged. The amendments also create minority- and local-employment-reporting requirements as well as require new information to be listed on certified payroll records. Principe also explains why penalties for violating the Act are consequential.

Read more in the June issue of the Illinois Bar Journal.

Posted on June 15, 2020 by Rhys Saunders
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