Category: Prevailing Wage

Prevailing Wage and False Claims Acts

The Intersection of the Prevailing Wage Laws and False Claims Acts. Federal and state prevailing wage laws set hourly rates for workers on “public works,” which are government-financed construction, renovation, and other projects. Federal and state false claims acts (also…

The Massachusetts Prevailing Wage Law

A law called the Bacon Davis Act sets prevailing wages for federal contractor jobs, and the Massachusetts Prevailing Wage Law sets wages for certain jobs involving the state or local governments. Basically, the┬áprevailing wage law in Massachusetts creates special minimum…