Prevailing Wage Compliance

Purpose: Provide helpful information in order to assist those who process prevailing wage issues.

A.  Prevailing Wage Oversight Procedures:

  1. Contractor Responsibility PDF icon
  2. Wage Decisions PDF icon
  3. Certified Payroll submittal requirements PDF icon
  4. Certified Payroll review procedures (DEL / DEF) PDF icon
  5. Delinquent Certified Payroll Procedures PDF icon
  6. Deficient Certified Payroll Procedures PDF icon
  7. Wage Rate Interviews PDF icon
  8. In Depth Examinations of Prevailing Wage Compliance Violations PDF icon
  9. Restitution procedure PDF icon
  10. Apprentice and Trainee PDF icon
  11. Quality Assurance PDF icon
  12. Trucking PDF icon

B.  Oversight Procedures: Proper Documentation

C.  Required Jobsite Postings: The Contractor must ensure all labor compliance posters and the project specific prevailing wage rates are posted on the construction site, in a conspicuous area, prior to the commencement of work.  Jobsite postings should be discussed at the pre-construction meeting.  Additional information regarding jobsite posters can be located in the MDOT Construction Wiki in Division 1 Section 1.07.


D.  Training: Slides to Assist with Understanding Prevailing Wage Oversight Procedures

E.  Prevailing Wage Assistance:


Adam Strong
Prevailing Wage Compliance Specialist
Cell Phone: 517-719-7344


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Revised on 2/19/2016