What are the basic prevailing wage law procedures and steps for public entities and contractors to follow for compliance?

Public Entities

·    Incorporate the complete copy of the Annual Wage Order in all bid specs.

·    Submit a PW2, project notification form, at bid time to the Division of Labor Standards.

·    During project, all payroll records are to be collected and reviewed for compliance.

·    At the completion of a project, an affidavit of compliance form is to be acquired form the contractors.


·    Incorporate prevailing wages into your bid.

·    Pay employees proper wage rate for work performed.

·    Submit certified payroll records to public entity at least monthly, showing all employees’ work classifications, hours worked and rate of pay.

·    Submit affidavit of compliance form to public entity at project completion to receive final payment.

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