prevailing rate of wages
- The wages received generally by those who are working at the same trade or occupation. People ex rel. Rolf v Coler, 58 App Div 347 68 NYS 1101. The average, rather than the highest or lowest, wages paid for a legal day's work in the same trade or occupation. Anno: 93 ALR 1255.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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