Prevailing Wage Rights
Hard working laborers on state-funded construction jobs were getting underpaid. On behalf of Vermont’s building and construction trades, Necrason Group overcame industry opposition to enact a new law requiring state project workers to receive the prevailing wage, similar to the wage paid on federally-funded jobs.
OTHER KEY HIGHLIGHTS
Working with our clients, Necrason Group led efforts to achieve the following:
- Enacted modernization of public education employee health insurance bargaining rights
- Enacted workers compensation coverage for First Responders’ mental health claims
- Enacted statutory authority for direct care workers to unionize
- Established fair rights to basic unemployment insurance benefits