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The Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, apply to contractors and subcontractors performing on federally funded or assisted contracts in excess of $2,000 for the construction, alteration, or repair (including painting and decorating) of public buildings or public works. Davis-Bacon Act and Related Act contractors and subcontractors must pay their laborers and mechanics employed under the contract no less than the locally prevailing wages and fringe benefits for corresponding work on similar projects in the area. The Davis-Bacon Act directs the Department of Labor to determine such locally prevailing wage rates. The Davis-Bacon Act applies to contractors and subcontractors performing work on federal or District of Columbia contracts. The Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage provisions apply to the “Related Acts,” under which federal agencies assist construction projects through grants, loans, loan guarantees, and insurance.

For prime contracts in excess of $100,000, contractors and subcontractors must also, under the provisions of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, as amended, pay laborers and mechanics, including guards and watchmen, at least one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. The overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act may also apply to DBA-covered contracts.


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Davis-Bacon Act and Service Contract Act Online Training For Government Contracting Officials

The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is pleased to announce that online training is now available to assist all federal, state and local contracting agencies with information on federal rules concerning prevailing wages and other labor law requirements. The training modules, presented by WHD staff and its federal agency partners, provide contracting officials with information on the process of obtaining wage determinations; adding classifications to wage determinations (conformances); compliance principles, and enforcement process under both the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) and the McNamara Service Contract Act (SCA).


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Specifically, two training modules are currently being offered online. A four-hour session for the DBA and a second four-hour session on the SCA. These training modules and accompanying PowerPoint presentations are available in their entirety at the following links:

  1. Open for Public Comment. NOTICE: Comments, as submitted, shall be filed with the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office and open for public inspection and copying for a period of not less than five years.
  2. A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging some of the largest poultry processors have engaged in a wage-fixing scheme that has suppressed the pay of plant workers for years. If you worked in a poultry plant at any time since 2009, it’s possible that you were underpaid as a result of this alleged conspiracy.
  • McNamara - O’Hara Service Contract Act PowerPoint
  • SCA Price Adjustment (Air Force Perspective) PowerPoint
  • Wage Determinations Online - (Note: As of June 14, 2019, has moved to This website provides a single location for federal contracting officers to use in obtaining appropriate Service Contract Act (SCA) and Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) wage determinations (WDs) for each official contract action. The website is available to the general public as well. Guidance in selecting WDs from this website is provided in the Learning Center.

Over the next several weeks, we will be publishing breakdowns of legal documents explaining each in plain language followed by an example of each document. We are starting the series off with the Letter of Demand.

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  • A demand generally amounts to a request for payment or a request to perform in terms of a legal obligation.
  • A letter of demand is generally an initial step in the litigation process.
  • In certain instances, a letter of demand is necessary to place the debtor in mora. For example, in the event where parties failed to specify a performance date/period.
  • However, it is not in all circumstances necessary to deliver a letter of demand to place the debtor in For example, where an agreement entered into between the parties clearly states that if payment/delivery is not made on a specified date, the other party may proceed to issue summons without any further notification to the defaulting party.
  • In other instances, a letter of demand is necessary to complete the cause of action. For example, written notice of intended legal proceedings to the relevant organ of state – section 3(1)(a) of the Institution of Legal Proceedings against certain Organs of State Act 40 of 2002
  • In certain instances, statute may require the delivery of a letter of demand. For example, a letter of demand in terms of section 129 of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005.
  • It is important to state the facts upon which the demand is based clearly and concisely and to furnish full particulars to avoid any uncertainty, which the defaulting party may raise in future processes.
  • The letter of demand must provide a clear indication of what is expected from the defaulting party, e.g payment of a liquidated amount, delivery of a certain thing, or to refrain from taking certain action.
  • It is very important to state the period in which the defaulting party has to perform clearly. Specify the days clearly (calendar/business days).
  • The letter should specify what the consequences are for failing to (timeously) comply with the demand contained therein, i.e. the institution of legal proceedings.
  • Also, outline the cost implication of the letter of demand and the subsequent cost implications if the letter of demand is not adhered to.
  • Approach the letter of demand in the same manner as one would approach a draft particulars of claim. Confirm, inter alia, the correctness of the names of the parties and representatives (if applicable); the facts; the amount outstanding; due performance; the terms of the written/verbal agreement; aver the reciprocal duties of the parties and the debtor’s subsequent failure to perform etc.
  • Depending on the nature of the cause of action, the averments that need to be made will vary from one set of facts to another.


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  • In a claim based on a loan, the creditor must allege and prove the existence of a loan agreement, that money was advanced in terms of the loan agreement and that the loan has become repayable.
  • If the parties did not fix the repayment date, the loan will become repayable on demand by the creditor.