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The Davis-Bacon Act: Background, Issues, Evolution $210.00
Editors: Christopher N. Walsch
Book Description:
The Davis-Bacon Act requires employers to pay workers on federal construction projects at least the "locally prevailing wage." In order to hire and retain workers, employers may pay more than the locally prevailing wage. Issues for Congress include the effects of the Davis-Bacon Act on the cost of construction and on the earnings of construction workers and their families. Additional concerns for Congress include the administration and enforcement of this act. This new book describes the Davis-Bacon Act and explains how locally prevailing wages are determined and how they compare to wages on other construction projects and the potential implications of the findings. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents:
Preface

The Davis-Bacon Act and Changes in Prevailing Wage Rates, 2000 to 2008, pp. 1-62
(Gerald Mayer)

Recovery Act: Official's Views Vary on Impacts of Davis-Bacon Act Prevailing Wage Provision, pp. 63-78
(GAO)

The Davis-Bacon Act: Issues and Legislation during the 110th Congress, pp. 79-113
(William G. Whittaker)

Davis-Bacon Act Coverage and the State Revolving Fund Program Under the Clean Water Act, pp. 115-143
(William G. Whittaker)

David-Bacon: Employment of Helpers on Federal Contract Construction, pp. 145-172
(William G. Whittaker)

The Davis-Bacon Act: Institutional Evolution and Public Policy, pp. 173-211
(William G. Whittaker)

Davis-Bacon: The Act and the Literature, pp. 213-245
(William G. Whittaker)

Index

   Series:
      Business Issues, Competition and Entrepreneurship
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - G) 251pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-53611-486-7
   Status: AV
  
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