PREVAILING WAGE SPECIAL CONDITION
The Rockland IDA requires companies / applicants benefiting from its programs to pay prevailing wages in and during the project construction phase for the Project contemplated herein (the “Project”) and during any subsequent renovation or construction at the Project and to make efforts to employ local contractors and professionals in compliance with the requirements below. Alternatively, an applicant can enter into a Project Labor Agreement (“PLA”) provided the PLA is approved by the affected unions and contractors and is satisfactory to the IDA.
Company / Applicant / Contractor / General Requirements
A. The Company/Applicant/Contractor shall comply with the New York State Prevailing Wage Law, Labor Law, Article 8, Section 220 et. seq. as if the Project was a “public work” project as defined by the statute. Not less than the current prevailing rate of wages as determined by wage schedules provided by the Bureau of Public Work shall be paid to all laborers, workers and mechanics performing work at the Project. All contractor’s bonds, if required, shall include a provision as will guarantee the faithful performance of such prevailing wage requirement in connection with the Project.
B. Additional requirements shall include, but not be limited to: (a) the contractor must send a written request to the Labor Department's Bureau of Public Work for an appropriate wage schedule, (b) the contractor must attach the wage schedule to the bid specifications, (c) when awarding a contract, the contractor must attach the wage schedule to the contract, and (d) before work begins, the contractor and subcontractor(s) must post wage schedules at the construction site so that workers know what they are entitled to.
Contractor shall ensure that all agreements with its subcontractors to perform work on or at the Project contain the following provisions:
A. Contractor shall comply with the New York State Prevailing Wage Law, Labor Law, Article 8, Section 220 et. seq. as if the Project was a “public work” project as defined by the statute for all construction, alteration, demolition, installation, repair or maintenance work over $1,000 performed at the Project. Contractor’s obligations under prevailing wage laws include without limitation: pay at least the applicable prevailing wages as if the project was a “public work” as defined by the statute for activities performed at the Project; comply with overtime and working hour requirements; comply with apprenticeship obligations; comply with payroll recordkeeping requirements; and comply with other obligations as required by law.
B. Contractor shall ensure that the above requirements are included in all its contracts and any layer of subcontractors for activities for the Project.
Consented and Agreed to: __________________________________
Applicant Name / Title