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6350 - PREVAILING WAGE COORDINATOR
It is the purpose of this policy to comply with State and Federal regulations concerning prevailing wage rate.
The MichiganDepartment of Consumer and Industry Services; Wage and Hour Division will determine the prevailing wage rate in the locality where the work is to be performed.
The Superintendent shall designate a Prevailing Wage Coordinator for this District.
The Prevailing Wage Coordinator will submit to the Superintendent, for Board of Education approval, procedures for monitoring compliance with prevailing wage laws. S/He will request the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services; Wage and Hour Division to establish the prevailing wage rate in this District for school construction or renovation projects. A schedule of those wages must be attached to the specifications for the work, and printed on any bidding blanks. A copy of the bidding blank must be filed with the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services; Wage and Hour Division prior to the award of any contract. Thereafter, any contract which is awarded must include a provision that each laborer, workman, or mechanic employed by the contractor will be paid at a rate not less than the prevailing wage rate. On the first pay date, the contractors and subcontractors must provide each employee with written notification of his/her job classification and the prevailing wage rate for his/her job classification, unless the employee is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
M.C.L.A. 408.551 et seq.