It’s simple — repealing Prevailing Wage will hurt Michigan’s middle class. National research has found that over 9,700 jobs would be lost. And Michigan polls have shown that less than a third of the public thinks we should get rid of it. But does your elected official agree?
It’s that time of year when Michigan lawmakers break for summer to spend time working in their districts. Both elected officials and legislator hopefuls will go door to door campaigning for your vote.
This is an opportunity to ask questions and learn if your district’s candidate or current lawmaker supports fair wages and benefits for Michigan workers on public construction projects.
If an elected official or candidate stops at your door, we need to be asking one simple question:
What does a Prevailing Wage policy mean for working men and women in Michigan?
You can help elect great legislators in Michigan. Let’s start by asking them if they know how Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law supports thousands of construction workers who are vital to Michigan’s infrastructure.