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The Prevailing Wage Office

The Prevailing Wage Office monitors the City of Memphis Prevailing Wage Policy in accordance with City of Memphis Ordinance to ensure that all contractors and workers employed on City of Memphis qualified projects will be treated equitably, fairly, and compensated in conformity with the State of Tennessee Department of Labor. The Prevailing Wage shall be the most current rate scheduled, established for Region 1, by the Tennessee Department of Labor, which includes Memphis and Shelby County and will include fringe benefits as described in the published schedule issued by the Memphis & Shelby County Building Trades. The Prevailing Wage Office monitors the proper reporting of Prevailing Wages, fringe benefits, and the resolution of employee wage violations.

Contact Us

​Dwayne A. Jones
Project Manager

Finance Division
125 North Main, Room 1B-22
Memphis, TN 38103 
(901) 636-6377
Fax: (901) 636-6382

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