Bids/Contractors

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COMPLIANCE WITH THE ILLINOIS PREVAILING WAGE ACT: Any firm selected to render services under this contract shall pay the “prevailing wage” within the meaning of the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, 820 ILCS 130/.01 et seq. (“Act”) that can be reviewed at http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=2405.  The Act requires contractors and subcontractors to pay laborers, workers and mechanics performing services on public works projects no less than the current “prevailing rate of wages” (hourly cash wages plus amount for fringe benefits) in the county where the work is performed. The Illinois Department of Labor (“DOL”) publishes the prevailing wage rates on its website located at http://labor.illinois.gov/. The DOL revises the prevailing wage rates from time to time and the contractor/subcontractor has an obligation to check the DOL’s website for revisions to prevailing wage rates. For information regarding current prevailing wage rates, please refer to the Illinois Department of Labor’s website. All contractors and subcontractors rendering services under the awarded contract must comply with all requirements of the Act, including but not limited to, all wage requirements and notice and record keeping duties.