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They have to pay us the prevailing wage rate for work on government-funded projects.

Unpaid Wages on Government-Funded

Construction Projects

The Barton Law Firm sues employers, retainages, construction bonds, and contractor bonds for unpaid prevailing-wage minimum and overtime wages on government-funded construction sites.

Here are legal citations and information you might find helpful:



40 U.S.C. 3141-3148 (Federal Davis Bacon Act).


Washington State:


 RCW 39.12.020 (Wages for workers on public projects);

RCW 39.12.040 (Statement of intent to pay prevailing wages);

RCW 39.12.050 (Lien for unpaid wages);

RCW 39.12 (Prevailing wages on public works);

RCW 60.28 (Lien for labor on public works projects).

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