Creating Good Jobs

Creating Jobs

“Prevailing wages help support programs that give people like me the opportunity to go on and live the American Dream.”

– Oscar Garcia, carpenter

Growing Local Economies

Growing Local Economies

“Municipal building projects covered by a prevailing wage policy employ a higher proportion of local contractors and local workers.”

– Working Partnership USA

Building General Funds

Building General Funds

“Money spent by workers earning prevailing wage generates sales tax revenue for my city. That strengthens our general fund during tough times.”

– Ron Rowlett, Councilman, City of Vacaville

The Real Costs

The Real Costs

“You will not save money by eliminating prevailing wage, no matter what they tell you. The real story is bigger than that.”