18-2-402. Standard prevailing rate of wages. (1) The Montana commissioner of labor may determine the standard prevailing rate of wages applicable to public works contracts under this part. The commissioner shall undertake to keep and maintain copies of collective bargaining agreements and other information on which the rates are based.
(2) The provisions of this part do not apply in those instances where the standard prevailing rate of wages is determined pursuant to federal law.
(3) In no instances where this part is applicable shall the standard prevailing rate of wage be determined to be greater than the applicable rate of wage in the area for the particular work in question as negotiated under existing and current collective bargaining agreements.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 102, L. 1931; re-en. Sec. 3043.1, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 32, L. 1955; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 43, L. 1961; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 265, L. 1969; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 375, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 531, L. 1975; R.C.M. 1947, 41-701(1), (4), (5); amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 561, L. 1987.