Contract Compliance offers contractor training, prevailing wage monitoring, compliance, enforcement, Section 3 monitoring, and Minority, Women, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise oversight.
If you know of a prevailing wage violation, there are several ways to report it. You may call the Human Relations Department, Prevailing Wage Compliance Section at (816) 513-1836, visit our office and fill out a complaint form, or send an email with as many details as possible, and someone will contract you.
The amount a contractor pays a worker depends on the wage order, which is part of the contract. The Prevailing Wage Law requires a contractor to post wage rates on site so that all workers have access to them. If there is no wage order posted at your construction site, please contact our office at (816) 513-1836.
Managing a prevailing wage complaint could take 2-4 weeks to process, assign, and analyze. The complainant should expect to supply evidence to support all claims.
You can locate wage rates on the Annual Wage Order posted on your specific job site.
No! A worker should never have to repay an employer for any reason. If your employer asks you to repay the money, please contact our office at (816) 513-1836.
A fringe benefit is a compensation, in addition to salary or wages, paid to a third party plan or fund, by the contractor, on behalf of the employee. Examples include health insurance, retirement plans, and life insurance. If an employee does not receive fringe benefits, paid to a third party plan or fund, the employer must pay this money in cash as a part of the entire compensation package.
Yes; however, each occupational title has specific guidelines for overtime and holiday pay. Please look at your annual wage order, posted on the work site, for information about each occupational title.
Prevailing wage rates apply to construction work on all public work projects. Demolition of property does not constitute construction work unless a newly built structure replaces the demolished structure.
The prime and subcontractors must pay prevailing wage rates to all construction workers on public work projects.