Central Oregon Carpenters Local Union 271

Celebrating 2020 Prevailing Wage Wins in Oregon

The NW Carpenters won a substantial victory by defending prevailing wage across multiple counties in Oregon for 2020. The Davis-Bacon Act, put into effect during the Great Depression in response to complaints about cheap labor replacing skilled workers, makes prevailing wage a requirement for any contractor looking to bid on public work jobs. A common […]

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