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Henson v. C. Overaa & Co., A139966

In an case arising out of a dispute over the meaning of certain provisions of the Prevailing Wage Law and Shelley-Maloney Apprentice Labor Standards Act of 1939 relating to the employment of apprentices on public works projects, alleging that defendant violated the statutes by hiring construction craft laborer apprentices instead of pipefitter apprentices to work on the construction of certain water treatment plants, the trial court granted summary judgment in favor of defendant is affirmed where the journeymen on the relevant projects were classified as laborers, and the Prevailing Wage Law merely required employers to hire apprentices who are in the same occupation as the journeymen on their projects.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/29/2015
  • Published 06/29/2015




  • California Court of Appeal