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.
On Labor Day, California workers need help to survive hostile U.S. Supreme Court
The Sacramento Bee, August 31, 2018
While many politicians have committed to raising wages or combating wage theft and other workplace abuses, on this Labor Day we are living through a time in American jurisprudence that appears hell-bent on degrading the tools that workers rely on to enforce these commitments.
Opinion: Attacking labor standards leads to skilled worker shortages
The Mercury News, March 8, 2018
It is sadly ironic that portions of the construction industry that have been fighting for years to reduce wages on important but dangerous jobs are now claiming they face a skilled labor shortage.