§ 37-13-16 Termination of work on failure
to pay agreed wages Completion of work.
Every contract within the scope of this chapter shall contain the further
provision that in the event it is found by the director of labor and training
that any employee employed by the contractor or any subcontractor directly on
the site of the work covered by the contract has been or is being paid a rate
of wages less than the rate of wages required by the contract to be paid as
aforesaid, the awarding party may, by written notice to the contractor or
subcontractor, terminate his or her right as the case may be, to proceed with
the work, or the part of the work as to which there has been a failure to pay
the required wages, and shall prosecute the work to completion by contract or
otherwise, and the contractor and his or her sureties shall be liable to the
awarding party for any excess costs occasioned the awarding authority thereby.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 237, § 3; P.L. 1981, ch. 166, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 130, § 2.)