2017 Senate Bill 3

Repeal prevailing wage law

Introduced in the Senate

Jan. 18, 2017

Introduced by Sen. David Robertson (R-14)

To repeal the state “prevailing wage” law, which prohibits awarding government contracts to contractors who submit the lowest bid unless the contractor pays wages based on pay scales that local union officials represent as prevalent in a particular area, but which tend to be above the market rate.

Referred to the Committee on Michigan Competitiveness