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The prevailing wage is the minimum hourly wage rate for certain classifications of labor performed on state and local public construction projects. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development issues the rates for each project and determines which rates apply to which classifications. The prevailing wage rate applies to all public construction contracts, regardless of the estimated price of the project.
All contractors and subcontractors are required to file certified payroll records directly with the awarding authority on a weekly basis. These records must contain accurate information detailing each employee's name, address, occupational classification, hours worked and wages paid.
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