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The Davis Bacon Act - 40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq .

Date Published: December 2012

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The Davis-Bacon Act of 1931 is a United States federal law which established the requirement for paying prevailing wages on public works projects. All federal government construction contracts, and most contracts for federally assisted construction over $2,000, must include provisions for paying workers on-site no less than the locally prevailing wages and benefits paid on similar projects.

Keywords: Davis Bacon; Davis-Bacon

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