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HF 333 - Wage Standards for Public Project Workers - Key Vote

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Jack Drake voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (49-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Wage Standards for Public Project Workers

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires public improvement project contractors to pay workers a prevailing wage as determined by the labor commissioner.

Highlights:
-Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not apply to public improvements financed entirely by federal funds which require a federally-determined prevailing wage, and that workers on public improvements financed partially by federal funds shall receive the higher of the applicable local or federally-determined prevailing wages (Sec. 10). -Specifies that a worker who is paid less than the prevailing wage shall have a private right of action for the difference between the amount paid and the prevailing wage rate in addition to punitive damages, attorney fees, and a liability of 50 percent of the underpayments to the Division of Labor of the Department of Workforce Development (Sec. 14).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Wage Standards for Public Project Workers

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