Human Resource & Labor News
www.agc.orgMay 22, 2012 / Issue No. 3-12
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Legal Developments
NLRB’s “Quickie Election” Rule Deemed Invalid for Lack of Quorum
NLRB Posting Rule on Hold
EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on Criminal Background Investigations
Construction Owner Unlawfully Ousted Union Protesters from Common Areas Around Leased Stores
Court Enforces Union Agreement to Indemnify Employer for Withdrawal Liability
OSHA Issues Memo on Employer Safety Incentive and Disincentive Policies and Practices
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Apprenticeship Fund Expenses
Federal Contracting
AGC Releases White Paper on Impacting Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations
Recruiting
Connecting Veterans to the Construction Industry
DOL Seeks Employment for Nation’s Youth
Building Trades
Sean McGarvey Elected Building Trades President
Resources
Top Labor Law & Pension Issues Covered at AGC’s Annual Symposium
Federal Contracting
AGC Releases White Paper on Impacting Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations
 

AGC of America has released a white paper discussing the impact federal and nonfederal contractors, as well as other interested parties, can have on the accuracy of Davis-Bacon wage determinations.  The white paper, titled "Impacting Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations:  A Guide for Contributing to the Accuracy of Published Prevailing Wage Rates in Construction", is available for download on the AGC website.

AGC created the white paper due to an influx of questions from AGC chapters and members regarding Davis-Bacon wage determinations.  Some of the questions, which are addressed in the white paper, include how DOL establishes Davis-Bacon wage and fringe benefit rates, how to make a difference in the outcome of Davis-Bacon wage surveys, and how to challenge a Davis-Bacon wage determination once it has been published.

The white paper includes a web link to AGC’s NEW Construction Contractors Guide to Completing a Davis-Bacon Wage Survey: Why You SHOULD Participate & How.  This pamphlet explains the importance of contractor participation in Davis-Bacon wage survey process, whether or not the contractor performs work that is covered by the Davis-Bacon Act.  It also explains how Davis-Bacon wage survey data are used and provides detailed instruction for completing the wage survey form.

For additional information, contact Tamika C. Carter, PHR, at cartert@agc.org.
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