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County Requires Prevailing Wages

January 7, 2013

Jefferson County commissioners signed a road maintenance agreement with a company looking to build a large pipeline associated with the gas drilling industry across the county that requires......

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Jan-11-13 11:10 AM

It's the right thing to do.. Local workers must get the maximum benefit from available jobs in the area.. They keep their earnings in the region ...

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Jan-09-13 10:23 AM

Richardwhee, this PW requirement still does ensure that projects bid out do indeed go to the most competent and cheapest contractors. Prevailing wage applies to both non-union and union companies so it is a level playing field for all. It's all about making sure these corporations stay compliant with Ohio's Revised Code. I commend the Jefferson County Commissioners for being proactive instead of the usual reactionary nature heeded by politicians.

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Jan-07-13 1:26 PM

All work performed for public projects should be performed by the most competent and cheapest contractors; Union or Nonunion. Now there is too much politics involved.

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