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Chapter 8. Office of the Director
Subchapter 3. Payment of Prevailing Wages upon Public Works
Article 4. Wage Determinations

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§16201. General Area Determinations.

When the Director determines that the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for a particular craft, classification, or type of worker is uniform throughout an area, the Director shall issue a determination enumerated county by county, but covering the entire area. Such determinations will ordinarily be made for an entire county or group of counties and shall constitute the Director's determination for all localities in which public work is performed within that county or counties except as the geographic application of the determination may be specifically limited by the determination itself.

NOTE: General determinations are usually issued on a quarterly basis. However, the Director may issue an interim wage determination following the procedures set forth in Section 1773 of the Labor Code, and in these regulations. See Section 16000 as to issue date, and Section 16204 as to effective date of determination. The general determination usually applies where a collective bargaining agreement has been filed and adopted as the prevailing wage rate.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 1773.5 and 1773.6, Labor Code. Reference: Section 1773, Labor Code.

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