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.
Could Gov. Newsom’s ambitious housing goals be sidelined by a worker shortage?
The Mercury News, January 14, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom has said he wants to build as many as 3.5 million new houses by 2025 to solve California’s housing crisis. But those ambitious goals could be derailed without hundreds of thousands of new construction workers needed to dramatically accelerate the pace of California home building…
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.