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Working strictly in Public Schools as Tele Data Tech. Why am I not being paid Prevailing wage?

Trenton, NJ |

I work in Public schools throughout NJ as a Foreman pulling wire, dropping cables, installing security wiring, etc. Is it legal that I am not being paid Prevailing Wage? I work for an Education Information Resource Center. Would I be able to file for back pay?

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Attorney answers 2


For contracts over about 14,000 you are probably covered.
You can get a determination from the state at

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Please see my responses to your other two posts. You can file a complaint for unpaid wages here: