To Combat Labor Shortages, Extend Prevailing Wage Beyond Construction Workers

Studies show that prevailing-wage laws uplift workers without increasing project costs. They should be expanded to state and local service contracts.


Fortify your mind! Join the Prospect today

Support The American Prospect's independent, nonprofit journalism by becoming a member today. You will stay engaged with the best and brightest political and public policy reporting and analyses, and help keep this website free from paywalls and open for all to read. Our membership levels offer a range of perks including an opt-in to receive the print magazine by mail.