New York Prevailing Wage Lawyers

Employees working on public or government projects must be paid the current prevailing wage, which is set by the state of New York. The prevailing wage is in place to protect people who work for companies that contract with the government. If you believe your employer should be paying you the prevailing wage and isn't, contact our lawyers at The Klein Law Group, P.C., in New York City.

Prevailing wage issues can be complicated and time-consuming. It is important to hire an attorney who is knowledgeable in the area of employment law and, specifically, in wage and hour claims.

NYC Public Works Projects Attorneys

When a contract company submits a bid on a public works project, the company must determine the prevailing wage for each classification of employee required for the project. Often, the prevailing wage is higher than what the employees typically receive for similar work. Examples of worker classifications commonly included on a project include:

  • Electricians
  • Carpenters
  • Plumbers
  • Iron workers
  • Welders
  • Mechanics and technicians
  • Painters
  • Roofers
  • Information technology (IT) workers

If you have questions about the prevailing wage, please contact The Klein Law Group, P.C., toll free at 1-877-390-8732 or contact us online. Our New York prevailing wage attorneys offer free initial consultations and we collect no fees unless we are successful in obtaining compensation on your behalf.

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