Administration of the Davis-Bacon act hearings before the Special Subcommittee on Labor ... Eighty-seventh Congress, second session, a general investigation of the Davis-Bacon Act and its administration by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Special Subcommittee on Labor

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  • Wages -- Construction workers -- Law and legislation -- United States

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Hearings held June 6-Aug. 7, 1962

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§ (l). (l)(1) – “Site of the work” is the physical place or places where the building or work called for in the contract will remain, and any other site where a significant. DAVIS-BACON ACT AND OTHER LABOR LAWS (FAR ). Davis-Bacon Act The Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) requires the payment of prevailing wages and fringe benefits, as determined by the U.S.

Department of Labor (DOL), to all laborers and mechanics working on the site of federal government construction projects in excess of $2, The Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) was enacted by Congress on March3,to assure local workers a fair wage and to provide local contractors a fair opportunity to compete for local federal government contracts.

The Act was sponsored by former Secretary of Labor, Sen. James "Puddler Jim" Davis (R-PA) and Representative Robert L. Bacon (R-NY).

The Davis-Bacon Act applies to contractors and subcontractors performing work on federal or District of Columbia contracts. The Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage provisions apply to the “Related Acts,” under which federal agencies assist construction projects through.

The practice includes traditional government contracts work (bid protests, claims, compliance advice, prime-sub disputes, etc.) and a wage & hour practice (spanning the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Service Contract Act, the Davis-Bacon Act, various Executive Orders, and state wage laws).

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The Davis–Bacon Act of is a United States federal law that establishes the requirement for paying the local prevailing wages on public works projects for laborers and mechanics. This book provides a compelling list of fifty-four reasons why the Davis-Bacon Act must be repealed. The book deals with the history, purposes, and administrative concepts of prevailing wage laws and provides an overview of the act's administration.

It covers the survey and determination process, and delves into the administration of the act. coordination of administration and consistency of enforcement of the labor standards provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act.

Under this authority, DOL has issued regulations establishing standards and procedures for the administration and enforcement of the Davis-Bacon labor standards provisions.

Review of the Book The Davis-Bacon Act. Abstract [Excerpt] Armand J. Thieblot's monograph is not the first study of the administration and impact of the Davis-Bacon Act; however, it certainly is the most comprehensive. Successive chapters of the book.

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General. The contents are designed to enhance the knowledge of procurement personnel and others whose responsibilities include work with the Service Contract Act and the Davis-Bacon and related Acts.

Study of this volume should facilitate dissemination of information to those who are interested in the administration and enforcement of these laws. Prevailing Wage Resource Book (May ) Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act Guide ; Apprenticeship Web site ; Davis-Bacon Compliance Guide ; All Agencies Memoranda (AAMs) Contact the Branch of Construction Wage Determinations ; Conformance and CBA Update public email address: [email protected]   The Davis-Bacon Act: Background, Issues, Evolution (Business Issues, Competition and Entrepreneurship) [Christopher N.

Walsch] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Davis-Bacon Act requires employers to pay workers on federal construction projects at least the "locally prevailing wage". In order to hire and retain workers. PREVAILING WAGE RESOURCE BOOK COVERAGE 1 DAVIS-BACON ACT (DBA) 40 U.S.C.

§§ and Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) Enacted inamended in and amendments - predetermination language. amendments - fringe benefits. Congress revised without substantive changes, and codified the. DBA provisions at 40 U.S. The Davis-Bacon Act, as amended, requires that each contract over $2, to which the United States or the District of Columbia is a party for the construction, alteration, or repair of public buildings or public works shall contain a clause setting forth the minimum wages to be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics employed under the contract.

a provision that an amount not less than the wages prevailing in the locality, as predetermined by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to the Act commonly known as the “Davis-Bacon Act” (46 Stat. ; chapter ; 40 U.S.C. a et seq.) shall be paid to all laborers and mechanics employed in the development of the affordable housing involved.

A Budget Plan to Rebuild America, May ) The Davis-Bacon Act was enacted during the Depression explicitly to prevent low-skilled nonunion workers-chiefly blacks.

The Davis-Bacon Act ofas amended, requires that contractors engaging in certain federal contract construction pay workers on such projects not less than the locally prevailing wage for comparable work.

In addition, such contractors are required to file payroll reports and to meet other administrative and labor standards requirements. Summary: Davis-Bacon and Department of Labor (DOL) Rules Davis-Bacon Act All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors on the project shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as determined by the U.S.

Secretary of Labor, regardless of contractual relationship. Administration of the Davis-Bacon Act. Part 1: hearings before the United States House Committee on Education and Labor, Special Subcommittee on Labor, Eighty-Seventh Congress, second session, on June11, 12, Our local Office of Davis Bacon and Labor Standards (DBLS) is responsible for HUD's overall compliance with the Federal prevailing wage requirements applicable to HUD-assisted and insured housing and community development programs covered under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts.

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Davis-Bacon Act wage determinations. Not later than April 1 of each year, each department and agency shall furnish the Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, with a general outline of its proposed construction program for the coming fiscal year. The Department of Labor. Buy this book.

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General. Sec. [42 U.S.C. ] (a)(1) Each Head Start agency shall observe standards of organization, management, and administration that will ensure, so far as reasonably possible, that all program activities are conducted in a manner consistent with the purposes of this subchapter and the objective of providing assistance effectively, efficiently, and free of any taint of partisan political bias.

Administration of the Davis-Bacon Act. Part 3. and Appendix: hearings before the United States House Committee on Education and Labor, Special Subcommittee on Labor, Eighty-Seventh Congress, second session, on J 13, 18, 24, 26, 27, 31, Aug. 7,   Davis-Bacon Act wages can also apply to Service Contract Act contracts if the contract requires substantial separate construction activity (29 C.F.R ).

Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA) CWHSSA requires that contractors pay a standard overtime rate on Davis-Bacon and SCA contracts. Laborers and mechanics must receive one. This book provides a compelling list of fifty-four separate reasons why the Davis-Bacon Act should be repealed.

Thieblot deals with the history, purposes, and administrative concepts of prevailing wage laws, providing an overview of the act\'s administration. He covers the survey and determination process, and delves into how the act is.

If Congress is going to keep the Davis–Bacon Act on the books, it should require the Department of Labor to estimate prevailing wages scientifically. Taxpayers receive no value from overpaying. Get this from a library. Need for improved administration of the Davis-Bacon Act noted over a decade of General Accounting Office reviews: report to the Congress [on the] Department of Labor.

[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Effects of the Davis-Bacon Act. Enforcement of the Davis-Bacon Act imposes tre-mendous economic and social costs.

Repealing the Act would save the federal government $1 billion on construction costs and $ million in administrative costs each year. Costs of compliance with the Act for the construction industry total nearly $ million per year.

The Davis Bacon Act requires that HUD grantees and contractors use prevailing wage rates on certain contracts and projects. Our local Labor Standards and Enforcement staff can provide guidance as to how this is to be carried out in Kansas. Local Office Contacts. Administration of the Davis-Bacon Act.

Part 2: hearings before the United States House Committee on Education and Labor, Special Subcommittee on Labor, Eighty-Seventh Congress, second session, on June20, 21,OCLC Number: Description: 44 pages 26 cm. Contents: Introduction --The davis-bacon act: Wage differentials-A brief digression --Prevailing wage laws-State and federal --Other federal laws requiridavis-Bacon prevailing wage --Administration of the davis-bacon act: Procedure for predetermination of wage rates --The branch of wage determinations --General accounting office.

While the USHA does not contain a dollar threshold, HUD observes the statutory Davis-Bacon Act $2, threshold for development work and has implemented a $2, threshold for maintenance contracts. USHA Statutory Language. D. Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act ofSection (b), (Indian Housing).

Neutrality, card check, no record of unfair labor practices, strict adherence to Davis-Bacon Act rules and more will possibly impose on contractors a .The Davis–Bacon Act requires federally financed construction projects to pay “prevailing wages.” In theory these should reflect going market rates for construction labor in that area.

However the GAO and Inspector General have repeatedly criticized the Labor Department for using self-selected statistically unrepresentative samples to.

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