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Chapter 8. Office of the Director
Subchapter 3. Payment of Prevailing Wages upon Public Works
Article 5. Petitions to Review Prevailing Wage Determinations

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§16303. Quasi-Legislative Nature of Authority.

(a) The authority of the Director to establish the prevailing wage for any craft, classification, or type of worker is quasi-legislative. The Director has the discretion to establish these prevailing wages in a quasi-legislative manner which may include an investigation, hearing, or other action. Any hearing under this process is quasi-legislative and is subject to review pursuant to the Code of Civil Procedure Section 1085.

(b) The Director may in his or her discretion initiate an investigation or hold a hearing or take such other action as is reasonably necessary which would best effectuate the purposes of the law and of these regulations, except as such action may be expressly prohibited by law.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 1773.5, Labor Code; and Winzler & Kelly (1981) 121 C.A. 3d 120; Western Assn. of Engineers & Land Surveyors v. DIR, Judicial Council Coord. Proceeding No. 449, Sac. Superior Court No. 285433. Reference: Sections 1770, 1773 and 1773.4, Labor Code; and Section 1085, Code of Civil Procedure.

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