How does Metra monitor and enforce Prevailing Wage on construction contracts?

  • Metra informs potential contractors in its solicitation documents of applicable prevailing wage requirements and the minimum wages that must be paid to workers covered under the prevailing wage act.
  • Metra requires contractors to provide certified payrolls for workers in accordance with the applicable prevailing wage act.
  • Metra reviews submitted certified payrolls for compliance with the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts or the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act.
  • Metra enforces the prevailing wage requirements by withholding payment from non-compliant contractors until the identified non-compliance issues are resolved.