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ARB - Areas of Responsibility

The Board has responsibility to act for the Secretary of Labor in issuing final agency decisions arising in review or on appeal of the following matters: 

(A) Final decisions of the Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division or an
       authorized representative of the Administrator, and final decisions of
       Administrative  Law Judges (ALJs), under the following:

     (1) the Davis-Bacon Act, as amended, 40 U.S.C. 276a - 276a-7;

     (2) any laws now existing or which may be subsequently enacted, providing for
           prevailing wage findings by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with or
           pursuant to the Davis-Bacon Act;
               
     (3) the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, 40 U.S.C. 327 et seq.      
          (including matters involving wage determinations, debarment, and the
          assessment of liquidated damages, but excluding matters pertaining to safety);

     (4) the Copeland Act, 40 U.S.C. 276c;

     (5) Reorganization Plan No. 14 of 1950; and

     (6) 29 C.F.R. Parts 1, 3, 5, 6, Subpart C.

(B) Final decisions of the Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division or an
      authorized representative of the Administrator and from decisions of ALJs arising under:

     (1) the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act, as amended, 41 U.S.C. 351 et seq.;

     (2) the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, 40 U.S.C. 327 et seq. (except 
          matters pertaining to safety) where the contract is also subject to the McNamara-
          O'Hara Service Contract Act; and

     (3) 29 C.F.R. Parts 4, 5, 6, Subparts B, D, E.

(C) Decisions and recommended decisions by ALJs as provided for or pursuant to the            
       following laws and implementing regulations:

     (1) Age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C. 6103;

     (2) Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d-1; 29 C.F.R. Part 31;

     (3) Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7622; 29 C.F.R. Part 24;

     (4) Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, 29 U.S.C. 801-999 (Supp. V 1981); 20            C.F.R. Part 676 (1990);

     (5) Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980,                42 U.S.C. 9610; 29 C.F.R. Part 24;

     (6) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; 20 U.S.C. 1682;

     (7) Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988, 29 U.S.C. 2005; 29 C.F.R. Part 801;

     (8) Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 5851; 29 C.F.R. Part  
           24;

      (9) Equal Access to Justice Act, 5 U.S.C. 504; 29 C.F.R. Part 16;

    (10) Executive Order No. 11,246, as amended, 3 C.F.R. 339 (1964-1965 Comp.),                 
            reprinted in 42 U.S.C. 2003 app.; 41 C.F.R. Part 60-1 and 60-30;

    (11) Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended:

               (a) 29 U.S.C. 203(m); 29 C.F.R. Part 531;

               (b) 29 U.S.C. 211(d); 29 C.F.R. Part 530, Subpart E;

               (c) 29 U.S.C. 214(c); 29 C.F.R. Part 525; and

               (d) 29 U.S.C. 216(e); 29 C.F.R. Part 580;

    (12) Federal Unemployment Tax Act:

               (a) 26 U.S.C. 3302(c)(3) and 20 C.F.R. Part 617 (addressing agreements under                     the Trade Act of 1974, as amended);

               (b) 26 U.S.C. 3303(b)(3); and

               (c) 26 U.S.C. 3304(c);

      (13) Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. 1367; 29 C.F.R. Part 24;

      (14) Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended:

               (a) 8 U.S.C. 1182(m); 29 C.F.R. Part 504, Subpart E; 20 C.F.R. Part 655,
                     Subpart I;

               (b) 8 U.S.C. 1182(n); 29 C.F.R. Part 507, Subpart I20 C.F.R. Part 655, Subpart I;

     (c) 8 U.S.C. 1188; 29 C.F.R. Part 501, Subpart C; and

     (d) 8 U.S.C. 1288(c); 29 C.F.R. Part 506, Subpart G
           Subpart G;

      (15) Immigration Act of 1990, Pub. L. 101-649, as amended, Sec. 221(a);
             29 C.F.R. Part 508, Subpart K; 20 C.F.R. Part 655, Subpart K;

      (16) Job Training Partnership Act, 29 U.S.C. 1576; 20 C.F.R. Part 627;

      (17) Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. 907(j)(2);
              20 C.F.R. Part 702;

      (18) Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, 29 U.S.C. 1813, 1853;
              29 C.F. R. Part 500, Subpart F;

      (19) National Apprenticeship Act, 29 U.S.C. 50; 29 C.F.R. Parts 29 and 30;

      (20) Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986, 31 U.S.C. 3803; 29 C.F.R. Part 22;   

      (21) Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended:

             (a) Section 503, 29 U.S.C. 793; 41 C.F.R. Part 60-741, Subpart B; and

             (b) Section 504, 29 U.S.C. 794; 29 C.F.R. Part 32;

      (22) Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. 300j-9(i); 29 C.F.R. Part 24;

      (23) Single Audit Act of 1984, 31 U.S.C. 7505; OMB Circular Nos. A-128 and A-110; 29                C.F.R. Part 96;

      (24) Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 503; 20 C.F.R. Part 601;

      (25) Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6971; 29 C.F.R. Part 24;

      (26) Surface Transportation Assistance Act, 49 U.S.C. 31105; 29 C.F.R. Part 1978;

      (27) Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2622; 29 C.F.R. Part 24;

      (28) Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act, as amended, 38 U.S.C.
              4211, 4212; 41 C.F.R. Part 60-250, Subpart B;

      (29) Wagner-Peyser Act, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 49 et seq.;  20 C.F.R. Part 658;

      (30) Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act, as amended, 41 U.S.C. 38;
               41 C.F.R.Part 50-203; and

      (31) any laws subsequently enacted, which by statute, law,or regulation provide for final decisions by the Secretary of Labor upon appeal or review of decisions or recommended decisions issued by ALJs.