Davis Bacon Investigation

As part of the Department of Labor’s ongoing goal to audit and verify that the correct prevailing wage rates are paid on federally funded construction projects (including projects that involve partially funded by federal funds), the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the...

Certified Payroll FAQ

Let us know what questions you would like answers to! What projects does the Davis Bacon Act apply to? The Davis Bacon Act applies to federally funded construction work, in which the value of the work exceeds $2,000. Examples of work that the Davis Bacon Act covers...

Why hasn’t much changed since 1931?

The Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) was passed in 1931, and a lot has changed since then. In the 1930’s chocolate chip cookies were just invented and swing music was popular.  We wanted to show how far we have come since then and why it is time for a game changer in the realm...