BA638_Assignment 7.2

BA638_Assignment 7.2 - BA 638 Assignment 7.2 Summary of the...

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BA 638 Assignment 7.2 Summary of the case Three plaintiffs were hired by Prospect Waterproofing Company to work as roofers on various jobs under federal contract. The roofers later sued Prospect, alleging that the employer failed to pay them the prevailing wage rates as required by the Davis-Bacon Act (Johnson v. Prospect, 2011). The case was brought to the courts because the plaintiffs believed that Prospect’s violations went beyond the DBA to include several violations of local or common law related to minimum wage guarantees for employees. The plaintiffs in this case sought, among other relief, a judgment for the difference between the wages paid and the wages owed, all back wages, liquidated damages, interest, and attorneys' fees. The decision of the case will be discussed in detail in a subsequent section, but first the issues of the case must be outlined. Issue(s) of the case The DBA is a federal law that requires federal contractors to provide a prevailing wage to their employees. The prevailing wage is determined by the Department of Labor by finding the
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BA638_Assignment 7.2 - BA 638 Assignment 7.2 Summary of the...

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