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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1957 NO. 54 >

Regular employees of the state, or any county, municipality, or political subdivision created by its laws, whose wages are predicated upon a monthly or per diem basis, that are employed upon public works, are excluded from the requirement of being paid the prevailing hourly wage in the locality within the state where such labor is performed which must be paid to all other laborers, workmen, or mechanics so employed.