Posts Tagged ‘SB7’

Sep
2013
16

Spurred by Worker-Supportive SB7, San Diego Passes Prevailing Wage Ordinance

Spurred by Worker-Supportive SB7, San Diego Passes Prevailing Wage Ordinance
  The San Diego City Council last week passed a prevailing wage ordinance that made San Diego the latest of over 40 charter cities to do so as the state’s new SB7 will require.  The ordinance, which passed by a 5-4 margin, will go into effect on January 1, 2014. The vote was a required …
Aug
2013
22

CEO Comes Out Swinging in Favor of SB7, Prevailing Wages, and the Race to the Top

CEO Comes Out Swinging in Favor of SB7, Prevailing Wages, and the Race to the Top
  In a recent op-ed for the Modesto Bee, Mark Breslin, CEO of San Francisco-based United Contractors, explains why he favors California’s SB 7, a bill which would make charter cities eligible for public funds only if they follow prevailing wage guidelines.   In recent years, anti-union groups have supported ballot initiatives throughout…
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Jun
2013
25

San Diego Takes Next Step Toward Lowering the Threshold for Prevailing Wages to $25,000

  In San Diego, the City Council’s Rules and Economic Development Committee has passed a measure that would require workers on most city maintenance and public works projects to be paid the prevailing wage.  The issue will be taken up July 30th.   Currently, prevailing wages kick in on projects paid for with state or …