Federal Davis-Bacon Act Poster
The Davis-Bacon Act Poster is a workplace posters poster by the Federal Department Of Labor. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including all employers with federal construction contracts.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place for employers under a Federal contract with employees are contracted for any labor intensive or mechanical job. This poster describes the prevailing wage (lowest a worker can be paid), requirements for overtime pay, penalties to contractors should they violate this law, how to deal with apprentice rates, and how to contact the correct departments if you are not receiving the pay you should or want to make sure you are getting paid the correct amount.
Federal All-In-One Labor Poster: Instead of printing dozens of posters, employers can also purchase an all-in-one poster covering all Federal posting requirements by clicking here .
PREVAILING WAGES 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. OVERTIME 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 exceptions. ENFORCEMENT 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. APPRENTICES Apprentice rates apply only to apprentices properly registered under approved Federal or State apprenticeship programs. PROPER PAY 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. EMPLOYEE RIGHTS UNDER THE DAVIS-BACON ACT FOR LABORERS AND MECHANICS EMPLOYED ON FEDERAL OR FEDERALLY ASSISTED CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS 1-866-487-9243 TTY: 1-877-889-5627 www.dol.gov/whd WH1321 REV 10/17 WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Other Federal Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 45 optional and mandatory Federal labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/legacy/files/fedprojc.pdf , updated May 2020
- Federal Labor Law Posters at https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters
- Federal Department Of Labor
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