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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

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DBRA Survey Schedules Definitons



  • NE Region - Northeast Wage and Hour Regional Office
  • SE Region - Southeast Wage and Hour Regional Office
  • MW Region - Midwest Wage and Hour Regional Office
  • SW Region - Southwest Wage and Hour Regional Office
  • West Region - West Wage and Hour Regional Office


Survey Starts-



State: State Department of Transportation or Labor (usually does not conduct survey but is primary supplier of data)
Contractor: Construction Industry and Research Policy Center(CIRPC) of the University of Tennessee.


Survey type with type of construction indicator

Building: Sheltered enclosures with walk-in access for the purpose of housing persons, machinery, equipment, or supplies
Residential: Single family houses or apartment buildings of no more than four stories
Heavy: Catch-all grouping that includes projects not properly classified under the other three types of construction
Highway: Roads, streets, highways and other similar projects.