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Labor and Economic Opportunity

Contractor/Employer Compliance Assistance

Contact: Wage and Hour Division 517-284-7800

  • Determining Fringe Benefit Credit an employer can apply a fringe benefit credit towards the total prevailing wage rate due an employee. The informational sheet  WHD-9917 General Information Regarding Fringe Benefits, provides information on which fringe benefits are allowed and how to calculate the fringe benefit credit.



  • Contracts that require the payment of rates established by the federal Davis Bacon Act are not covered by the Michigan Prevailing Wages on State Projects, Public Act 166 of 1965, as amended. Questions regarding the federal Davis Bacon Act can be directed to the United States Department of Labor at 866-4-USWAGE (866-487-9243), or you can visit their web site at