MSUM reimbursed ND contractors for prevailing wage errors

MOORHEAD – Minnesota State University Moorhead reimbursed West Fargo’s FM Contracting Inc. for nearly $69,000 after the company was told by a state agency it had not paid some workers in line with the state’s prevailing wage levels.

Jan Mahoney, MSUM’s vice president for finance and administration, said MSUM paid the difference in wages sought by the Department of Labor and Industry for 19 workers because of an architect’s error on bid documents sent out for the renovation of Dahl Hall.

“FM Contracting did everything OK,” Mahoney said Monday. “It was an oversight on the part of our architects.”

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