Tag Archive for Labor-Management Cooperation Committees

Employer Payments to Labor-Management Cooperation Committees Part of Prevailing Wage Rates in California

Although employer payments to Labor-Management Cooperation Committees as mandated in collective bargaining agreements do not directly benefit employees, the State of California incorporates those payments into prevailing wage determinations for construction trade occupations on public works projects. Contractors that make payments to these trusts can take them as a credit against the obligatory per diem total wage rate. Read more

Activities and Expenditures

Labor-Management Cooperation Committees and Cooperative Trusts fund a broad range of activities, some of which may or may not conform to the broad, ambiguous purposes listed in the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978 (29 U.S.C. 175a). Read more

News Coverage and Journal Articles

Despite the millions of dollars sluicing through Labor-Management Cooperative Trusts, only a few specialists in labor policy issues know about the Labor-Management Cooperation Act of 1978 and Labor-Management Cooperation Committees. News coverage and academic research has been minimal. Read more