UNDER THE DAVIS-BACON ACT
fOR LABORERS AND MECHANICS
EMPLOYED ON fEDERAL OR fEDERALLY
ASSISTED CONSTRUCTION PROjECTS
THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION
You must be paid not less than the wage rate listed in the Davis-Bacon
Wage Decision posted with this Notice for the work you perform.
You must be paid not less than one and one-half times your basic
rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a work week. There are few
Contract payments can be withheld to ensure workers receive wages
and overtime pay due, and liquidated damages may apply if overtime
pay requirements are not met. Davis-Bacon contract clauses allow
contract termination and debarment of contractors from future federal
contracts for up to three years. A contractor who falsifies certified
payroll records or induces wage kickbacks may be subject to civil or
criminal prosecution, fines and/or imprisonment.
Apprentice rates apply only to apprentices properly registered under
approved Federal or State apprenticeship programs.
If you do not receive proper pay, or require further information on the
applicable wages, contact the Contracting Officer listed below:
or contact the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division.
U.S. Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division
WH 1321(Revised April 2009)
For additional information: