The General Assembly of the State of Illinois has enacted the Prevailing Wage Act, 820 ILCS 130/1 et seq. (“Act”)
Act requires that all Illinois governmental entities, including home
rule units of local government, either accept the prevailing wages
determined by the Illinois Department of Labor or investigate and
ascertain the prevailing rate of wages as defined in the Act for workers
employed to perform work on public works construction projects in the
locality in which the work is performed.
Prevailing Wage Rates for Lake County