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Public Citizen Study:  The Price of Inaction - a study of construction worker safety - construction cost, October 2012

Study of Construction Employment in Marcellus Shale Related Oil and Gas Industry,  Dr. Robert Bruno University of Illinois , 2014


Adverse Impact of Repealing
Prevailing Wage, Executive Summary, M. Kelsay, January 22, 2015 

Adverse Impact of Repealing Prevailing WageDr. M. Kelsay Full Study, January 22, 2015






Calculating The Prevailing Wage in West Virginia, Work Force West Virginia, Spring 2015

Job Classification Booklet, Work Force West Virginia, Nov 9 2015 Prevailing Wage Definitions

Kentucky Report 2014 Philips : the benefits of prevailing wage

KRC Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Study October 2011

Methodology Summary - Work Force West Virginia 2015 Prevailing Wage

Minnesota  and Wisconsin Lawmakers Took Divergent Paths, as  did their economies, Economic Policy Institute Report, a review of the conservative versus progressive policies enacted by both states.

School Building Authority Analysis of Project Costs and Wage Rates Pre and Post Prevailing Wage Appeal, March 2017  Report Authored in response to WV House Finance Committee questions during routine Agency Budget Hearing.  Report indicates no savings in cost of school construction.  The 5 schools for the price of 3 is a myth.

State Prevailing Wage Laws Reduce Racial Income Gaps In Construction, Illinois Economic Policy Institute, February 28 2018

The State of American Wages 2017, Economic Policy Institute Report issued March 3, 2018.  Rising inequality means that although we are seeing broad-based wage growth, ordinary workers are just making up lost ground rather than getting ahead.