No. A10-2173.

820 N.W.2d 826 (2012)

Oscar CALDAS, et al., Appellants, v. AFFORDABLE GRANITE & STONE, INC., Respondent, Dean Soltis, Defendant.

Supreme Court of Minnesota.

September 26, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Justin D. Cummins , Brendan D. Cummins , Miller O'Brien Cummins, PLLP, Minneapolis, MN, for appellants.

David M. Wilk , Jennifer L. Young , Larson King, LLP, St. Paul, MN, for respondent.

Lori Swanson , Attorney General, Alan I. Gilbert , Solicitor General, Kelly S. Kemp , Assistant Attorney General, Angela Behrens , Assistant Attorney General, St. Paul, MN, for amicus curiae State of Minnesota.

Susan L. Segal , City Attorney, Peter W. Ginder , Deputy City Attorney, Minneapolis, MN, for amicus curiae City of Minneapolis.

Michael O. Freeman , Martin D. Munic , Daniel D. Kaczor , Minneapolis, MN, for amicus curiae Hennepin County Attorney Michael O. Freeman.

Mike L. Wilde , Kelly K. Francis , St. Paul, MN, for amicus curiae Fair Contracting Foundation.

Leslie L. Lienemann , Culberth & Lienemann, LLP, St. Paul, MN, Stephen L. Smith , The Law Firm of Stephen L. Smith, Dorene R. Sarnoski , Dorene R. Sarnoski Law Office, Minneapolis, MN, for amicus curiae National Employment Lawyers Association, Minnesota Chapter.

Dean B. Thomson , Jesse R. Orman , Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson, P.A., Minneapolis, MN, for amici curiae Carpentry Contractors Association, Minnesota Drywall and Plaster Association, Minnesota Environmental Contractors Association, Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Association, Minnesota Painting and Wallcovering Employers Association, Sheet Metal, Air Conditioning, & Roofing Contractors Association, Inc., and Thermal Insulation Contractors Association.


DIETZEN, Justice.

The issue before us is whether appellants, who were employees of a contractor that performed work pursuant to a municipal contract with the City of Minneapolis (City), may recover for the contractor's alleged breach of a prevailing wage provision in the contract. Appellants Oscar Caldas, et al., were employed by respondent Affordable Granite & Stone, Inc. (AGS), to perform work at...

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