Texas Local Government Code

Sec. § 174.021
Prevailing Wage and Working Conditions Required


A political subdivision that employs fire fighters, police officers, or both, shall provide those employees with compensation and other conditions of employment that are:

(1)

substantially equal to compensation and other conditions of employment that prevail in comparable employment in the private sector; and

(2)

based on prevailing private sector compensation and conditions of employment in the labor market area in other jobs that require the same or similar skills, ability, and training and may be performed under the same or similar conditions.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
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