Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed several new bills into law this week, including two construction-related regulations — one that raises the prevailing wage for workers on some public construction projects and another that removes restrictions on union-affiliated contractors by public agencies. Assembly Bill 136 rolls back the prevailing wage threshold contract amount for public projects to $100,000 from its current level of $250,000 and restores the prevailing wage for workers on public school projects to 100%. The previous law had those workers earning only 90% of the prevailing wage. Senate Bill 231 repeals a previous prohibition on contractors entering into agreements with trade unions and abiding by other labor-related restrictions while they are working on public projects READ HERE
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