Through our StopWageTheftCA.org initiative, Smart Cities Prevail is working to end construction industry wage theft in California that harms workers and their families, taxpayers and honest businesses.
Prevailing wage standards can help improve housing affordability.
Poll: Voters see ‘contracting out’ as serious problem for America’s workers and economy
A Key Factor Driving Lower Wages and Poor Working Conditions
New York, NY—Voters believe companies’ growing reliance on contracting out for labor is a serious problem that has harmed workers and the economy, according to released today by the National Employment Law Project.
Here’s why California developers must pay construction workers a fair wage
The Sacramento Bee, October 27, 2017
Eighty five percent of the costs associated with housing construction in California are unrelated to the wages or benefits paid to the workers who actually build it. And since 1990, those wages, adjusted for inflation, have actually decreased by 25 percent….