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US Department of Labor offers free seminar on prevailing wage requirements for federal and federally assisted construction and service contracts
HOUSTON — The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division will host a free three-day compliance seminar for federal contractors, unions and employees to provide information on the rules governing prevailing wage requirements under the Davis-Bacon Act, the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act and Executive Order 13495 wage rules for nondisplacement of qualified workers. The seminar will be held May 7-9 at the Houston Astros Baseball Club, Minute Maid Park, 501 Crawford St., Houston.
"The department is committed to ensuring that all contractors, contracting officials, unions, workers and other interested parties understand and are in compliance with the wage and fringe benefit requirements that apply to federal and federally assisted contracts," said Cynthia Watson, regional administrator for the Wage and Hour Division in the Southwest. "We are pleased to provide the contracting community with this prevailing wage seminar, a key component of the Wage and Hour Division's ongoing effort to foster good jobs through increased awareness and enhanced compliance of federal prevailing wage requirements."
Registration for the seminar is required and can be completed by sending an email to email@example.com that includes the participant's name, title, organization and email address. An email will be sent to confirm registration.
For more information regarding the upcoming prevailing wage seminars, as well as information on the DBA and SCA, visit www.dol.gov/whd/govcontracts or call the Wage and Hour Division's toll-free helpline at 866-4US-WAGE (487-9243).