Prevailing Wage: FAQ
What Are the Prevailing Wage Ordinances?
The following files contain portions of the Denver Revised Municipal Code (DRMC) or ordinances pertaining to Prevailing Wage:
- Prevailing Wage Ordinance (PDF)
- Council Bill 469 Service Contracts Future Wage increases (PDF)
- 20-76 Payment of Prevailing Wages (PDF)
- 20-77 Debarment from City contracting (PDF)
- 20-80 Payment of Living Wages (PDF)
- Living Wage Ordinance (PDF)
- 20-90 E-Verify Ordinance (PDF)
- Denver’s Prompt Payment Rules (PDF)
Where Is The List of Who Is Owed Money?
The Auditor’s Prevailing Wage staff ensure that people working on City projects get paid fairly by investigating that City contractors meet the standards of the Prevailing and Living Wage ordinances. If you did work under a City contractor or on Denver-owned property, you might be owed back pay. View the list here.
How Can I Learn More About LCP Tracker?
Contractors working on Denver projects are expected to regularly report their payroll information to show compliance with prevailing wage. To do this, we use a system called LCP tracker. Use these tutorials to guide you through the process. View those tutorials here.
How Do I Get Started?
All the forms you could need for Prevailing Wage.
What Are Wage Determinations?
The Prevailing Wage section of the Auditor’s Office monitors and enforces compliance with Denver’s prevailing and living wage laws, ensuring that proper wages are paid and work performed is appropriately classified. The most current prevailing wage determinations are on the Prevailing Wage page. Historical prevailing wage determinations can be found in the Archives.