Asphault truckI love it when I get to toot our own horn (pun intended)!  In a huge victory for hauling companies (represented by Seaton, Peters & Revnew), the Minnesota Supreme Court reversed the Minnesota Court of Appeals on April 20, 2016, and held in J.D. Donovan, Inc. v. Minnesota Department of Transportation, that the transport

2016_complete_pw_surveyOn April 5, 2015, the 2016 prevailing wage surveys were mailed by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (MNDOLI), seeking data for the wages paid to construction workers between April 4, 2015 and June 3, 2016 for all 87 Minnesota counties, public or private construction, highway or heavy construction, commercial and residential.  Surveys are

The Minnesota Prevailing Wage Act, Minn. Stat. 177.41 – 177.44, requires that employees working on public works be paid the “real value of the services they perform.”  Accordingly, Minnesota requires that “laborers, workers, and mechanics on projects financed in whole or part by state funds should be comparable to wages paid for similar work in