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Making Davis-Bacon work

Making Davis-Bacon work

a contractor"s guide to prevailing wage requirements for federally-assisted construction projects

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. -- Office of Labor Relations -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Wages -- Construction workers -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Public contracts -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesContractor"s guide to prevaling wage requirements for federally-assisted construction projects, Making Davis Bacon work
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18285736M

    A person who favors the law as it stands should not be labeled a racist for that reason, but a reasonable person should also recognize that the law was racist in effect if not intent at the time of passage. Data collection and publication concerns[ edit ] As noted above, the Wage and Hours Division of the Department of Labor collects data through surveys. The Act would not apply to rolling stock procurements. Executive Order No. Statistical sampling of employers was not done. This work should be read by all economists, lawmakers, and government officials.

    See new talk section below. It was supported by Southern representatives for this reason, but that isn't the primary effect. The Fair Labor Standards Act, the basic federal statute dealing with minimum wages, overtime pay and child labor, was enacted in — seven years after Davis-Bacon became law. Certification processes can be very arduous — it is not uncommon for a qualified firm to be awaiting certification for long periods of time. InRepresentative Robert L.

    With the diverse character of federal programs in construction, goods and servicesa need arose for better operational coordination Making Davis-Bacon work book various statutes and regulations, among them the federal contract labor standards statutes. An econometric analysis of the relationship between prevailing wage regulations and the presence of blacks in construction fails to find support for this claim. We view the racism as part of the hiring process. Greg Guy talk19 August UTC Not sure what you did, Greg, but the current article has almost precisely nothing about the viewpoint that the act was passed in order to prevent non-unionized black and immigrant laborers from competing with unionized white workers - which today would be considered racist and anti-immigrant. Even if they are team players. Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast with great force in late August


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He covers the survey and determination process, and delves into how the act is administered. Parrish U. I have been working with this company for seven Making Davis-Bacon work book now and we only work in schools installing smartboards, promethian boards, audio systems and projectors.

This means you must contact the appropriate offices and obtain the most current data. The agency requesting bids for the clean-up work is required to insert the Davis Bacon wage rates in the Invitation for Bid IFBand we would suggest you ask the agency what the Davis Bacon pertinent wage rates are for that locality.

Our agency is building a transfer hub with federal funds and as required noted Davis Bacon as an FTA contract clause in the procurement document. If an employer hires on minorities at a lower wage, that's not "fighting racism" -- that's taking advantage of racism.

A well-developed subcontractor list should include information about certification status. Congressional hearings on public contracting issues continued through the next several years.

Luck favors the prepared — make sure to investigate the local market. The better informed before bid — day the better the decisions can be.

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Would Davis-Bacon requirements apply to this project? In any case, these matters are limited to the end of the intro and beginning of the first sections. I have an HVAC Company that provides work vans for my employees to drive to and from federally Making Davis-Bacon work book job sites as a benefit.

It is currently written from a specific and rather marginal POV - namely, that the Davis-Bacon law was racist in intent and effect. What political or policy concerns may come into play? The Davis Bacon Act wage rates only apply to construction work that is funded by the Federal government. See DB Appeals tab below.

MrVoluntarist24 July UTC "Despite anti-union criticism, union apprenticeship programs which Davis-Bacon tends to promote actively recruit and train minorities to this day. On larger projects with diverse scope, this adds literally hundreds of data points to be filled out at high-speed just before the deadline.

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Hereafter cited as Making Davis-Bacon work book. CoC Program interim rule provides detail on the program activities for compliance with requirements.

Since the Hoover reforms, a fine tuning of implementation of the statute, had been achieved Making Davis-Bacon work book administrative action and, thus, could be reversed at will by11 a later President, Congress pressed forward with legislative action.

Amid interagency squabbles and industry criticism of the act, a new report appeared from the General Accounting Office. The accounting and clerical efforts necessary for these programs can consume a profound amount of resources.

In the evolving debate, few contentions about the act have gone or are Making Davis-Bacon work book to go unchallenged. To say that Davis-Bacon was not racist at the time of its passage because it did not produce the ideal outcome is not only a non sequitur, it falls into something like the Nirvana fallacy in response to the anonymous commenter above who should look up " institutional racism ".

In the absence of a Davis-Bacon requirement, would the contract have gone to the same contractor? Thieblot deals with the history, purposes, and administrative concepts of prevailing wage laws, providing an overview of the act's administration.

But, as a potential repeal movement was mounted, an opposition gradually came into play. The Roosevelt Subcommittee This may be appropriate where questions arise concerning the proper categorization of anentire project or particular portions of a project. If so or if notwould it have been managed in the same way?U.S.

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