Prevailing Wage Requirements
All workers employed on public works projects must be paid the prevailing wage determined by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, according to the type of work and location of the project. The prevailing wage rates are usually based on rates specified in collective bargaining agreements.
- Prevailing wage rates
- Apprentice prevailing wage rates
- Labor Research and Statistics Office (within OPRL)
For more information and to find exact legal definitions and language please see the Public Works Chapter of the California Labor Code.