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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Addresses Prevailing Wage Act Issues

The Massachusetts Supreme Court issued a 29-page opinion at the end of May that will be of interest to contractor-employers working public projects in Massachusetts. The article discusses two of the various issues addressed in the court’s opinion: (1) the contractor’s use of the day-rate method of paying its workers in light of the requirements of the Prevailing Wage Act; and (2) the statute of limitations applicable to third-party beneficiary contract-based claims for unpaid prevailing wages.

Read more on page 19 of the Construction Outlook magazine.