Prevailing Wage

Building a Better Future for All of New Mexico

Prevailing Wage

Building a Better Future for All of California

Saving Taxpayers Money

Prevailing wage laws don’t increase public construction costs, but they do reduce reliance on public assistance programs.

Growing the Middle Class

Stopping wage theft helps one in six California construction workers and could save California taxpayers billions of dollars each year. 

Affordable Housing

Prevailing wage standards can help improve housing affordability.

Fighting the Attacks

Weakening prevailing wage standards doesn’t save money. Instead it creates more poverty, a weaker economy and strains public budgets.   

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.

Blue Collar Construction Workers: Low Incomes in the Megaregions

Affordable Housing

Prevailing wage standards can help improve housing affordability. 

GET INFORMED


Research

We serve as a resource for news media, community leaders, elected officials and members of the public on a range of construction industry policy issues, including Prevailing Wage.

LEARN MORE

Educate

Get the latest information, studies and statistics on the benefits of Prevailing Wage and how it impacts your community. We look into the myths — and drill down to the facts.

LEARN MORE

Advocate

Our advocacy efforts are far-reaching, including our work on behalf of the many veterans who choose careers in the skilled construction trades and are impacted by prevailing wage laws.

LEARN MORE

LATEST NEWS


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.

LEARN MORE

Prevailing wage crucial for construction workers

Capitol Weekly, February 20, 2018

It is sadly ironic that portions of the construction industry have been fighting for years to reduce wages on these important but dangerous jobs are now claiming they face skilled labor shortage.

LEARN MORE

JOIN US


© 2018 Smart Cities Prevail   |   Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Pin It on Pinterest