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Prevailing Wage Rates - Public Work Contracts - Suits by Employees

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morales


In the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters

Synopsis:Authorizing employees on a public work contract to sue to recover the difference between certain prevailing wage rates and the amounts received by the employees; providing that a certain determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does not preclude certain employees from filing a certain action; requiring a court to order the payment of certain damages under certain circumstances; and providing for the liability of certain contractors and subcontractors under certain circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morales, Barkley, Brooks, Impallaria, Kramer, J. Lewis, Pena-Melnyk, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, and Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Procurement
Private Sector Labor and Industry
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Labor and Industry, Division of
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement

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February 28, 2018 4:36 P.M.