History, updates, and compliance for the Davis Bacon Act
The Davis Bacon Act of 1931 is a federal law that requires all on-site employees be paid fair wages, benefits, and overtime (also known as the “prevailing wage”) weekly while working on government-funded construction, alteration, or repair projects at a minimum threshold of $2,000.
The Davis Bacon Act has been modified since it was enacted by Congress in 1931. It’s critical to follow the updates because there are important implications for organizations that take on government-funded construction work. Here are the latest updates to be aware of.