Prevailing Wage

House Bill Number: 

House Bill 3 removes the requirement for local governments to require contractors to pay market-level wages to their employees, resulting in a potential pay cut for workers on government contracts.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Rep. Jeff Hoover

KFTC's platform support the right of workers to organize and the right to collective bargaining.
HB 3 was fast-tracked by Republican leaders – introduced on January 3, passed by the House, 57-40, on  January 5, and passed the Senate, 25-12, in a special Saturday session on January 7.
See how House and Senate members voted HERE.

KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Opposes