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Compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act - Not Just Prime Contractor’s Responsibility

You may think paperwork about payrolls is the general or prime contractor’s problem and that subcontractors just need to perform the work.  If the Davis-Bacon Act (“DBA”) applies to the project, the work, regardless of who is performing it, is not done until the paperwork is complete. The DBA, 40 U.S.C. § 3142, was enacted in 1931 to provide local laborers and contractors a fa ...