The United States, since 1931, has required that a living wage, a prevailing wage for each region of the country, along with suitable retirement and health care benefits be paid on any job spending significant federal funds. Half of the states of our country have passed their own “Prevailing Wage Laws” to require similar fair treatment of workers on projects built with state funds.
Our greatest asset in the City of Bridgeport is our young students. These students need – and deserve – the best that the city has to offer. Our students must come first. With this in mind, Bridgeport’s Board of Education has called for a state takeover of the school system. The decision to request the […]