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Davis - Bacon ACT: Labor Now Verifies Wage Data, But Verification Process Needs Improvement Carlotta C. Joyner

Davis - Bacon ACT: Labor Now Verifies Wage Data, But Verification Process Needs Improvement

Carlotta C. Joyner

Published June 28th 1999
ISBN : 9780788181504
Paperback
60 pages
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The Davis-Bacon Act was enacted in 1931 to protect communities & workers from the economic disruption caused by contractors hiring workers from outside the local geographic area, where wages are lower, thus obtaining federal constructionMoreThe Davis-Bacon Act was enacted in 1931 to protect communities & workers from the economic disruption caused by contractors hiring workers from outside the local geographic area, where wages are lower, thus obtaining federal construction contracts by underbidding contractors who pay local wage rates. This report reviews Labors verification activities to determine (1) what Labor has done to verify a random sample of employers wage data submissions & select a sample of submissions for on-site data verification, & (2) the likely effect of these efforts on the accuracy & timeliness of Davis-Bacon wage determinations.