(1) All employers on public works contracts for non-construction services (including contractors and subcontractors) shall classify each employee who performs labor on a public works contract project according to the applicable standard prevailing rate of wages for such craft, classification or type of employee established by the commissioner, and shall pay each such employee a rate of wages not less than the standard prevailing rate.

(2) The prohibition against dividing projects so as to avoid payment of the prevailing wages, as provided in ARM 24.17.161, is also applicable to public works contracts involving non-construction services.

History: 18-2-431, MCA; IMP, 18-2-401, 18-2-402 and 18-2-403, MCA; NEW, 2002 MAR p. 2446, Eff. 9/13/02.