Dan Brown http://kcur.org en Missouri Senate Votes To Overhaul Prevailing Wage http://kcur.org/post/missouri-senate-votes-overhaul-prevailing-wage <p></p><p>The Missouri Senate has passed a House bill that would overhaul the state’s prevailing wage for public works projects.&nbsp;</p><p>Under current state law, the prevailing wage paid to workers of a certain trade is calculated based on surveys from contractors on a public works project.&nbsp; The bill approved by the Senate last night would instead require wage surveys to be split between union and non-union employers, and the prevailing wage would be set by the group that reported more hours of work.&nbsp;</p><p>Republican Dan Brown of Rolla handled the bill in the Senate.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:47:08 +0000 Maria Carter 35935 at http://kcur.org