2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 16 - City, County, State and Local Powers
Chapter 6 - Public Property
Article 2 - Preference for State Laborers
Section 16-6-203 - Required Resident Labor on Public Works Projects; Exception.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 16-6-203 (2019)

16-6-203. Required resident labor on public works projects; exception.

(a) Every person who is charged with the duty of construction, reconstructing, improving, enlarging, altering or repairing any public works project or improvement for the state or any political subdivision, municipal corporation, or other governmental unit, shall employ only Wyoming laborers on the project or improvement. Every contract let by any person shall contain a provision requiring that Wyoming labor be used except other laborers may be used when Wyoming laborers are not available for the employment from within the state or are not qualified to perform the work involved. The contract shall contain a provision requiring specific acknowledgement of the requirements of this section. A person required to employ Wyoming laborers may employ other than Wyoming laborers if:

(i) That person informs the nearest state workforce center of his employment needs at least eleven (11) days before work is commenced; and

(ii) The state workforce center certifies that the person's need for laborers cannot be filled from those Wyoming laborers listed with the Wyoming department of workforce services. The department shall respond to a person's request for certification within ten (10) days of the date the information is filed.

(b) Upon request by the workforce center, the general contractor shall provide the most recent construction schedule for the project.

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