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Overview of Government Contract Laws
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
WHD’s Enforcement of the Service Contract Act (SCA) and its interaction with the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA)
The SCA Wage Determination Process
DBA Surveys, Wage Decision, and Conformance Process
Overview of DBA Definitions and the Contract Work Hours and Safety Act (CWHSSA)
Overview of DBA and CWHSSA Investigation Procedures
Interaction Among Various Government Contract Laws and Federal Agencies

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Overview of Government Contract Laws Overview of Topics to be Covered:
Play Webcast I. Overview of DBA
II. Overview of DBA And Related Acts (DBRA)
III. Child Labor Provisions
      A. Independent Contractors under the FLSA
IV. Overview of CWHSSA
V. Overview of Copeland "Anti-Kickback" Act (CA)
VI. Overview of Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act (PCA) and SCA

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FLSA Overview of Topics to be Covered:
Play Webcast I. FLSA
II. Coverage
III. Child Labor Provisions
IV. Recordkeeping
V. Employment Relationship
VI. Independent Contractor
VII. Who's Covered?
VIII. Types of Coverage
IX. Minimum Wage (MW)
X. Issues with MW
XI. Methods of Compensation to Ensure Employees are Receiving MW
XII. Deductions
XIII. MW Examples
XIV. Tipped Employees
XV. Hours Worked Issues
XVI. Overtime Payment
XVII. Child Labor Provisions
XVIII. Accurate Recordkeeping for Compliance
XIX. Poster
XX. Common Errors to Avoid
XXI. Vacation, Holidays, Severance, Sick Pay, etc.
XXII. Compliance Assistance Materials
XXIII. FLSA Enforcement
XXIV. Additional Information: Homepage & Websites
XXV. Introduction: SCA/ WH Enforcement
XXVI. The Secretary of Labor's Authority Under SCA
XXVII. Exception: Apprentices, Student Learners, or Workers with Disabilities Under SCA-- Special MW
XXVIII. Vacation & Holiday Benefits for Workers with Disabilities
XIX. SCA Inapplicability: Examples
XXX. DOL Exemptions from SCA Coverage
XXXI. Introduction: Policies Regarding A Contract's Compliance with SCA
XXXII. Monetary Wages & Pay Period Under SCA
XXXIV. Examples of Fringe Benefit Payments Under SCA
XXXIV. Different Wage Rates
XXXV. Bonafide Fringe Benefits
XXXVI. Types of Fringe Benefits
XXXVII. Health & Welfare
XXXVIII. Examples of Fringe Benefits
XXXIX. Prevailing Wage Determination--Health & Welfare Footnotes
XL. Collectively Bargained Fringe Benefits
XLI. Vacation Fringe Benefits
XLII. Examples of Fringe Benefits
XLIII. Contractor Responsibility
XLIV. Holiday Fringe Benefits
XLV. Disposal of Fringe Benefits
XLVI. Hourly Equivalent for Fringe Benefits
XLVII. Part Time Employees
XLVIII. Premium Rates for Overtime Under SCA
XLIX. Liquidated Damages
L. Recordkeeping

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WHD’s Enforcement of SCA and its interaction with DBA Overview of Topics to be Covered:
Play Webcast I. Objective of WHD with SCA
II. Thresholds & Contractor Responsibilities
III. DOL Sole Enforcer of SCA
IV. Investigation: Issues to be Examined
V. Additional Investigation Issues
VI. WH Initiation of Contact with Employer
VII. Scope of Investigation
VIII. Recordkeeping by Contractors & Subcontractors
IX. Employee Interviews
X. Final Conference
XI. Contractor Rights to Representation
XII. Withholding Funds & Court Action
XIII. Sanctions
XIV. Hearing
XV. Administrative Review Board
XVI. Service Contracts Subject to DBRA
XVII. Distinguishing Between SCA Maintenance & DB Repair
XVIII. Coverage Considerations Between SCA & DBA
XIX. Determination if Work is SCA or DBA
XX. All Agency Memorandum # 190
XXI. Drilling
XXII. All Agency Memorandum # 55
XXIII. Contracts Subject to both SCA & DBA
XXIV. Substantial Construction Work
XXV. SCA Maintenance or DBA Repairs & Painting
XXVI. Guidance from DOD
XXVII. Disputes Over SCA-PCA Applicability
XXVIII. Common Problem Areas of Coverage Between SCA & PCA
XXIX. Contracting Agency Responsibility
XXX. DOL Responsibility/Authority
XXXI. Appeals

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The SCA Wage Determination Process Overview of Topics to be Covered:
Play Webcast I. SCA Wage Hour Determination Process
II. SCA Applicability Definition
III. Wage Determination: Minimum Wage and Fringe Benefits
IV. Section 2A of SCA
      A. Minimum Wage
      B. Fringe Benefits
V. Federal Agencies Issuing Bids for Solicitation & Wage Determinations on Contract
VI. Obtaining an SCA Wage Determination
VII. Types of SCA Wage Determinations Issued
VIII. Determination of Prevailing Wages in a Locality
IX. Survey Data
X. Basis for Prevailing Wage Determinations: Survey Data
XI. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Survey Data
XII. NCS Survey
XIII. OES Survey
XIV. How BLS Data is Used to Issue Prevailing Wage Determinations
XV. Consistent Salary & Wage Structures
XVI. Issuance of Wage Determinations Based on Localities
XVII. Series
XVIII. SCA Director of Occupations
XIX. Non Standard Prevailing Wage Determinations: Examples
XX. Health & Welfare Fringe Benefits
XXI. Types of Health & Welfare Fringe Benefits
XXII. Vacation Fringe Benefits
XXIII. Holiday Fringe Benefits
XXIV. Misconceptions About SCA Wage Determination Process
XXV. Appeal Process
XXVI. Administrative Review Board
XXVII. Review of Types of Wage Determinations
XXVIII. Successor Contract Provisions
XXIX. Provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
XXX. Four C--Self-executing & CBA
XXXI. Appeal Mechanism Under Four C & CBA
XXXII. Wage Determination Requests
XXXIII. DOL Website Information
XXXIV. Conformance Process
XXXV. Requirements for Conformance Process
XXXVI. Contractor Responsibility with Conformance Process
XXXVII. Contracting Agency Responsibility
XXXVIII. Approval of Conformance: Indexing
XXXIX. Conclusion

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DBA Surveys, Wage Decision, and Conformance Process Overview of Topics to be Covered:
Play Webcast I. General Overview of DBA Surveys
II. Location of Construction Project
III. Types of Construction
IV. Selecting & Incorporating The Proper Wage Decision (W-D)
V. Extensions of General wage Decisions
VI. New Project Wage Decision
VII. Incorporation of a Wage Decision after Contract has been Awarded
VIII. Regulatory Authority: Letter of Inadvertence
IX. All Agency Memorandum # 131 (&130)
X. The Million Dollars or 20% Rule
XI. Review of Covered Material
XII. Davis-Bacon Conformance Process
XIII. Conformance Requests
XIV. Contracting Agency & Contractor
XV. Post Contract Awarding
XVI. Additional Items & Example of Conformance Process
XVII. Appeals: Review & Consideration Process
XVIII. Administrative Review Board
XIX. Resources: DOL Websites, Homepage, Archive Wage Decision Library, etc.
XX. Disclaimer
XXI. Overview of What's to come & Questions

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Overview of DBA Definitions and CWHSSA Overview of Topics to be Covered:
Play Webcast I. Overview
II. Definitions of Classifications: Laborers & Mechanics, etc.
III. Site of Work
IV. Area Practice Survey for Classification
V. Union & Open Shop
VI. Wages & Fringe Benefits
VII. Overview of CWHSSA
VIII. Employees in Dual Capacities for Overtime

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Overview of DBA and CWHSSA Investigation Procedures Overview of Topics to be Covered:
Play Webcast I. Overview of Investigation Procedures
II. Responsibilities of DOL
III. DBA Labor Standards &/or Contract Stipulations/Requirements
IV. Outset of Investigation
V. Conclusion of Investigation State
VI. Debarment
VII. Overview of CWHSSA
VIII. Employees in Dual Capacities for Overtime

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Interaction Among Various Government Contract Laws and Federal Agencies Overview of Topics to be Covered:
Play Webcast I. Applicability of Various Contract Laws
      A. Interaction Among Various Federal Contract Laws
      B. ARRA & DB--Division A
      C. Reorganization Plan
      D. Federal Agencies & Department of Energy
      E. ARRA & DB--Division B
      F. All Agency Memorandum # 207: DBA & ARRA       Applicability
      G. Qs/As: Any Issue: ARRA Websites
      H. Scope of DB Applicability to Certain HUD Programs
      I. Conclusion

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