Delaware Budget Watch 2017: Prevailing Wage Hurts Working Families

June 29– As a retired business agent for the Sprinkler Fitters Local 669, I understand how removing prevailing wage rates only hurts working families.

Middle class families depend on those wages, eliminating them entirely is not helpful. Democrats have suggested, multiple times, to look at the prevailing wage survey process to find ways to better determine rates and make it a fair process, but that has been met with crickets from the other side of the aisle.

Republicans make statements that prevailing wage adds 30 percent to state projects, but that’s just not accurate. Here are some of the facts about prevailing wage in this video:

Removing Prevailing Wage Hurts Families

As a retired business agent for the Sprinkler Fitters Local 669, I understand how removing prevailing wage rates only hurts #WorkingFamilies.Middle class families depend on those wages, eliminating them entirely is not helpful. Democrats have suggested, multiple times, to look at the prevailing wage survey process to find ways to better determine rates and make it a fair process, but that has been met with crickets from the other side of the aisle.Republicans make statements that prevailing wage adds 30 percent to state projects, but that's just not accurate. Here are some of the facts about #PrevailingWage in this video:#workers #jobs #netDE #FixTheProblem

Posted by Ed Osienski on Thursday, June 29, 2017

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