Can a State DOL WD labor category hourly rate supersede a Federal DOL WD hourly rate on Fort Irwin, CA and/or West Point, NY? Please note, the State DOL WD hourly rates are higher than those listed on the Federal DOL WD. Reference State Minimum Wage Rates.
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Yes. See FAR 52.222-55(a)(b)(8): "Nothing in this clause shall excuse the Contractor from compliance with any applicable Federal or State prevailing wage law (emphasis added) or any applicable law or municipal ordinance establishing a minimum wage higher than the E.O. minimum wage.