Peter Philips' "Kentucky's Prevailing Wage Law"
- In Kentucky, construction worker job-related injury rose 11% after schools were exempted from prevailing wage laws
- With the absence of collective bargaining in construction, most workers do not receive pensions or health insurance.
- Prevailing wage laws create healthy competition in communities that build skills and productivity. 
- Kentucky's Prevailing Wage Law: Its History, Purpose and Effect Dr. Peter Philips