print Statute 31-55a
- Special Notice -
To All State and Political Subdivisions,Their Agents, and
Connecticut General Statute 31-55a - Annual adjustments to
wage rates by contractors doing state work.
Each contractor that is awarded a
contract on or after October 1, 2002, for (1) the construction of a state
highway or bridge that falls under the provisions of section 31-54 of the
general statutes, or (2) the construction, remodeling, refinishing,
refurbishing, rehabilitation, alteration or repair of any public works project
that falls under the provisions of section 31-53 of the general statutes shall
contact the Labor Commissioner on or before July first of each year, for the
duration of such contract, to ascertain
the prevailing rate of wages on an hourly basis and the
amount of payment or contributions paid or payable on
behalf of each mechanic, laborer or worker employed upon
the work contracted to be done, and shall make any
necessary adjustments to such prevailing rate of wages
and such payment or contributions paid or payable on
behalf of each such employee, effective each July first.
The prevailing wage rates applicable to any
contract or subcontract awarded on or after October 1, 2002 are subject to
annual adjustments each July 1st for the duration of any project which was
originally advertised for bids on or after October 1, 2002.
Each contractor affected by the above requirement shall pay
the annual adjusted prevailing wage rate that is in effect each July 1st, as
posted by the Department of Labor.
It is the contractorís responsibility to
obtain the annual adjusted prevailing wage rate increases directly from the
Department of Laborís Web Site. The annual adjustments will be posted on the
Department of Labor Web page:
www.ctdol.state.ct.us. For those without internet access, please
contact the division listed below.
The Department of Labor will continue to issue the initial
prevailing wage rate schedule to the Contracting Agency for the project. All
subsequent annual adjustments will be posted on our Web Site for contractor
Any questions should be directed to
the Contract Compliance Unit, Wage and Workplace Standards Division, Connecticut
Department of Labor, 200 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield, CT 06109 at
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6000
State of Connecticut