Davis-Bacon Act Course
(Listed on the GSA approved schedule)

A must course for both Government and industry personnel at every level!

Learn what every Government contracts professional needs to know about the Davis-Bacon Act and how to distinguish work covered by the Davis-Bacon from other work covered by the Service Contract Act or the Walsh-Healey Act. Also covers the applicable overtime laws. Learn the current views of the Department of Labor, as well as the FAR and DFARS implementation, as well as an explanation of the latest DOL memorandum that relates to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

This one-day program is the premier Davis-Bacon Act course.
A must course for both Government and industry personnel at every level.


Topics to be covered in this class include:

  • Covered Work
    • The meaning of “construction”
    • What is a “public work”
    • What is the “site of the work”
    • “Secondary” work sites
    • Who is a “laborer or mechanic”
  • “Prevailing wages”
  • Deductions
  • Bona fide fringe benefits
  • Meeting wage and fringe benefit requirements
  • Record keeping and certified payroll
  • Subcontractors
  • The wage determination system
    • Types of wage determinations
    • Periods of effectiveness
  • Apprentices
  • Helpers
  • Letters of inadvertence and modifications
  • Task order and maintenance and operation contracts
  • Conformances
  • DOL and procuring agency authority
  • The “Christian doctrine”
  • Effect of state laws
  • Sanctions for violations
  • Overtime
  • Distinguishing Davis-Bacon covered work from Service Contract Act covered work



Competative Sourcing

May 14, 2014 | Washington, DC
         October 22, 2014 | Washington, DC

Registration Fee: Government Personnel $445
                           Non-Government Personnel $495

Instructors: Daniel B. Abrahams, Esquire
                   Brown Rudnick

                   Shlomo D. Katz, Esquire
                   Brown Rudnick

                   William W. Gross, Consultant

                   A-76 Institute, LLC
                   Formerly, Director of
                   Office of Wage Determinations
                   U.S. Department of Labor

To Register On-Line: Click Here

Enroll in the 2-day course and the 1-day course:
          Government Personnel - $1,145
          Non-Government Personnel - $ 1,195.


For more information on any of these courses, please contact David J. Kline or Joel D. Davis at (970)798-7776, fax (970)798-7773, or e-mail to djsox@aol.com.

Meeting Locations, Accommodations, & Cancellation Information

Note: On-Site Training

Please call David J. Kline or Joel D. Davis (970)798-7776 for availability and costs of on-site training of this program.