Labor Leaders to Join County Executive Dr. Sam Page for Signing of Prevailing Wage Enforcement Ordinance

New Law Will Ensure Stable, Well-Qualified Workforce in St. Louis County

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (February 15, 2021) County Executive Dr. Sam Page, joined by labor leaders, will sign into law legislation ensuring a stable, well-qualified workforce in St. Louis County during a ceremony to be held tomorrow morning.

“At the heart of prevailing wage laws is the conviction that government ought to use its buying power in the construction sector to enhance the welfare of workers and their families,” said County Executive Page. “Prevailing wage laws ensure a stable, well-qualified workforce that produce high-quality work.”

10 a.m. Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Pipefitters Local Union 562’s Training Center, 3755 Corporate Trail Drive
Earth City, MO 63045

Expected attendees include:

  • John O’Mara, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562, business manager
  • John Stiffler, St. Louis Building and Construction Trades Council, executive secretary treasurer
  • Pat Moriarty, vice president of SITE Improvement Association
  • Frank Jacobs, IBEW Local 1, business manager
  • Brandon Flinn, Missouri Kansas Laborers' District Council, business manager
  • Pat White, Greater St. Louis Labor Council, president

Media are invited to attend. The training center provides ample space for social distancing. For those unable to attend, the briefing will be live streamed through Dr. Page’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/CountyExecutiveSamPage.

Media members who have a question prior to the briefing may send it to [email protected]. During the briefing, questions can be texted to Doug Moore, at 314-565-5472.