Prevailing Wage ensures that firms that bring in lower-cost, out-of-state labor do not outbid private companies that use state labor, keeping jobs local.
KEEPING MISSOURI’S ECONOMY STRONG
Cutting constructions workers' pay and allowing out-of-state companies to build in Missouri will have a direct effect on tax revenues throughout the state, hurting the economy.
LESS GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE
Prevailing Wage allows employees to receive more comprehensive benefit packages and reduces reliance on the public sector for health insurance, retirement benefits, and other forms of public assistance.
SAFER SCHOOLS & PUBLIC BUILDINGS
Prevailing Wage laws ensure our schools and roads are built safely, by qualified and skilled workers, not by out-of-state companies or undocumented workers.
QUALITY WORK, UNDER BUDGET
When you look at Prevailing Wage states, workers finish projects more quickly, more safely, and under budget.
It’s quick and easy to let your representative know you support Prevailing Wages.