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It is an act which affects prime contractors and subcontractors who work on state or political subdivision construction contracts which exceed $2000. This law protects construction workers such as carpenters, plumbers, power equipment operators, laborers, etc. Covered workers must receive at least prevailing wage rates and fringe benefits for similar work in the same locality. Prevailing rates and fringes are determined by the Alaska Department of Labor and must be stated in the advertised specifications and contract award.
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