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Prevailing Wage Rates - Public Work Contracts - Suits by Employees

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morales


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Authorizing specified employees to file an action if the employees are paid less than the prevailing wage rate; providing that a determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does not preclude employees from filing actions; requiring a court to award treble damages and reasonable counsel fees and costs; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morales, Carr, Glenn, Gutierrez, McCray, Sanchez, Tarlau, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0626
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Procurement
Private Sector Labor and Industry
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys' Fees
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
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
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement

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November 28, 2017 1:07 P.M.