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Significant All Agency Memos Issued by DOL

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link to screen readable text file216 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 22 July 14 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file215 Streamlining Claims for Federal Contractor Employees Act 10 March 14 DOL issues guidance on implementing Streamlining Claims for Federal Contractor Employees Act (Pub L.113-50)
link to screen readable text file214 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 18 June 13 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file213 Application of the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts requirement that wage rates for additional classification, when "conformed" to an existing wage determination, bear a "reasonable relationship" to the wage rates in that wage determination 22 March 13 DOL issues guidance on the "conformance" process and application of the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA)
link to screen readable text file212 Applicability of Davis-Bacon labor standards to members of survey crews 22 March 13 DOL issues guidance on the application of the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) to survey crew members
link to screen readable text file211 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 11 June 12 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file210 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 17 June 11 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file209 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 9 June 10 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file208 ARRA and Davis-Bacon Act Applicability 5 May 10 DOL issued guidance on Applicability of Davis-Bacon labor standards to construction financed with the proceeds of certain tax-favored bonds under section 1601 of Division B of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
link to screen readable text file207 ARRA and Davis-Bacon Act Applicability 29 May 09 DOL issued guidance on Applicability of Davis-Bacon labor standards to Federal and federally-assisted construction work funded in whole or in part under provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
link to screen readable text file206 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 18 May 09 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
205 Pending    
link to screen readable text file204 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 22 May 08 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file203 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 22 May 07 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file202 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 19 May 06 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file201 SCA Directory of Occupations 17 Apr 06 DOL issues the 5th addition of the SCA Directory of Occupations
link to screen readable text file200 Revocation of DBA Suspension. 17 Nov 05 Revocation of Proclamation 7924 Suspending the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Provisions
link to screen readable text file199 Suspension of the Davis Bacon Act and the related acts in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida 22 Sept 05 DOL announced that the President had suspended the application of the DBA in areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina.
link to screen readable text file198 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 20 May 05 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file197 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 24 May 04 DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file196 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 14 May 03DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file195 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 17 May 02DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file194 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 17 May 01DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file193 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 18 May 00DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file192 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 24 May 99DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file191 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 7 May 98DOL announced SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes
link to screen readable text file190 Application of Labor Standards to Demolition contracts 28 Aug 98DOL provided detailed information relating to the development of wage rates for demolition contracts.
link to screen readable text file189 Semi-Annual Enforcement Reports 5 Feb 98Administrator of Wage & Hour Division provides guidelines for agency preparation of semi-annual enforcement reports. This AAM supersedes AAMs 60, 65, 79, and 80.
link to screen readable text file188 SCA H & W Benefit Changes 22 May 97New methodology for determining health & welfare fringe benefits.
link to screen readable text file187 Application of Labor Standards to HAZMAT contracts 18 Nov 96Read in conjunction with AAM 155
link to screen readable text file186 Executive Order 12933 28 Aug 96The DOL issued guidance regarding implementation of Executive Order 12933,Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Certain Contracts. This ExecutiveOrder was revoked by Executive Order 13204, dated 17 Feb 01
link to screen readable text file185 SCA & Motor Carriers 28 Sep 95Limitation of motor carrier exemption under SCA.
link to screen readable text file184 Training Materials 18 Aug 95DOL announced the availability of SCA & DBA training materials.
link to screen readable text file183    This AAM Number not used by the DOL.
link to screen readable text file182 DBA Enforcement Procedures 21 Aug 95Administrator of Wage & Hour Division sets forth procedures for transmitting refusal to pay and debarment cases to DOL
link to screen readable text file181    This AAM Number not used by the DOL.
link to screen readable text file180 Manufacturer - Regular Dealer 1 Nov 95Repeal of the "manufacturer or regular dealer" eligibility requirements.
link to screen readable text file179 Format of Wage Determinations 23 Dec 94DOL announced the availability of SCA WDs through NTIS subscriptions.
link to screen readable text file178 SCA Health & Welfare Changes 8 Aug 94Most recent wage determination H&W increase (to $.90 and $2.56). Also, basis for using either low or high level of H&W fringe benefits.
link to screen readable text file177 Enforcement 17 Aug 94DOL reminder that primary enforcement responsibility remains with contracting agencies.
link to screen readable text file176 Lease Contracts 22 Jun 94DBA may apply to construction of facilities to be leased by the federal government.
link to screen readable text file175 SCA Wage Determinations 28 Apr 94Format change/consolidation of WDs. Also, emphasizes use of SCA Directory of Occupations and contractor responsibility for properly matching work performed to WD classifications.
link to screen readable text file174 Helpers 2 Dec 93DOL prohibited from establishing a 'Helper' classification for general use.
link to screen readable text file173 Adjustment of SCA rates 22 Sep 93DOL advised that they were implementing an across-the-board 2.8% increase in all SCA wage rates.
link to screen readable text file172 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 18 Aug 93DOL advised agencies that the revised H & W levels were $.89 & $2.39.
link to screen readable text file171 Suspension, Revocation & Reinstatement of DBA 10 Mar 93President Clinton revoked former President Bush's revocation of DBA.
link to screen readable text file170 SCA Directory of Occupations 18 Feb 93DOL announced publication of 4th edition of the SCA Directory of Occupations.
link to screen readable text file169 General WDs Issued Under DBRA 18 Feb 93Provides information relating to the 1993 edition of DBA WDs
link to screen readable text file168 Suspension, Revocation & Reinstatement of DBA 12 Nov 92DOL provided additional guidance relating to the suspension of the DBA. The DOL determined that the CWHSSA and Copeland Acts would still be in effect.
link to screen readable text file167 Suspension, Revocation & Reinstatement of DBA 16 Oct 92DOL announced that the President had suspended the application of the DBA in areas devastated by Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki.
link to screen readable text file166 Substantial Variance Hearings 8 Oct 92DOL advised interested parties of requirements for hearings.
link to screen readable text file165 Helper Regulations 24 Jul 92Read in conjunction with AAM's 154, 161, 163 & 174
link to screen readable text file164 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 24 Jul 92DOL advised agencies that the revised H & W levels were $.83 & $2.23.
link to screen readable text file163 Helper Regulations 22 Jun 92Read in conjunction with AAM's 154, 161, 165 & 174
link to screen readable text file162    This AAM Number was not used by the DOL.
link to screen readable text file161 Helper Regulations 29 Jan 92Read in conjunction with AAM's 154 163, 165 & 174
link to screen readable text file160 Publication of SCA Directory 27 Nov 91DOL issues third edition of the Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations.
link to screen readable text file159 Prohibited CBA Contingencies 21 Jan 92Collective bargaining agreement contingency provisions are prohibited by DOL.
link to screen readable text file158    This AAM Number was not used by the DOL
link to screen readable text file157 Application of DBA to Contracts w/ Options 9 Dec 92DOL announced that DBA covered contracts with options for extensions for time will require the incorporation of current DBA Wage rates.
link to screen readable text file156 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 16 Sep 91DOL advises agencies that the revised H & W levels were $.74 & $2.07.
link to screen readable text file155 Hazardous Waste Cleanup 25 Mar 91DBA applies to certain contracts for hazardous waste cleanup, especially those involving soil reclamation.
link to screen readable text file154 Helper Regulations 2 Jan 91Read in conjunction with AAM's 161, 163, 165, & 174
link to screen readable text file153 Asbestos and Paint Removal 6 Aug 90DBA applies to contracts for asbestos or paint removal from public buildings and public works. Although not covered in the memo, DOL agrees that asbestos and paint removal prior to demolition not followed by construction is subject to Service Contract Act.
link to screen readable text file152 Certified Payrolls 19 Jul 90Submission, review, and retention of certified payroll records.
link to screen readable text file151 FLSA Minimum Wage Increases 20 Mar 90DOL advised agencies of FLSA Amendments raising the minimum wage and its effect on DBA and SCA contracts.
link to screen readable text file150 Manual of SCA Operations 6 Mar 89DOL publishes their SCA Manual of Operations
link to screen readable text file149 ADPE Exemption Under SCA 21 Mar 89Exemption from SCA of certain contracts for ADPE. Also, use of Brooks Act definitions.
link to screen readable text file148 Allowable Ratio of Apprentices 19 Sep 86DOL explained the allowable ratio of apprentices to journeymen.
link to screen readable text file147 Manufacturer - Regular Dealer 15 Apr 87Elimination of SF 99 Reporting Requirement Under Walsh-Healey
link to screen readable text file146 Annual Updating of SCA Health & Welfare benefits 1 Dec 86DOL advises agencies that the revised H & W levels were $.59 & $1.84.
link to screen readable text file145 SCA Directory 12 Sep 86DOL announced publication of 2nd edition of SCA Directory of Occupations
link to screen readable text file144 Report of Proposed Agency Construction Program 28 Dec 85DOL provided a reporting format for the outline of agency construction plans set forth at 29 CFR 1.4.
link to screen readable text file143 Repeal of Daily OT Provisions 23 Dec 85DOL announced that as a result of amendments to the CWHSSA, daily OT requirements have been eliminated.
link to screen readable text file142 Publication of DBA Wage Rates 15 Nov 85Deputy Administrator of Wage & Hour Division announces Government Printing Office will publish annual compendium of DBA wage rates.
link to screen readable text file141 DBA Coverage of Flaggers 19 Aug 85DOL provided a copy of a recent opinion that indicated that flaggers were subject to the DBA.
link to screen readable text file140 Revisions to 29 CFR, Parts 1,3,5 28 Feb 85DOL announced that the District Court had lifted the injunction that had deferred implementation of these regulations.
link to screen readable text file139 Processing of CWHSSA cases 9 Jul 84DOL advises agencies of the Department's procedures concerning CWHSSA violation cases on SCA contracts.
link to screen readable text file138 Revision of SCA Regulations 23 Feb 84DOL advises that in view of the District Court's decision upholding the revised SCA regulations, they are to be implemented immediately.
link to screen readable text file137 Delay in Implementation of Revised SCA Regulations 20 Dec 83Administrator of Wage & Hour Division announces delay in implementation of SCA Regulations based on pending litigation.
link to screen readable text file136 Revision of SCA Regulations 18 Nov 83Revision of Service Contract Act Regulations 29 CFR Part 4
link to screen readable text file135 Revisions to 29 CFR, Parts 1,3,5 20 May 83DOL published significant changes in their DBA implementing regulations as a result of long standing litigation.
link to screen readable text file134 Deferral of DBA Revisions 23 Jul 82DOL deferred effective date of changes promulgated in AAM 133.
link to screen readable text file133 Revisions to 29 CFR, Parts 1,3,5 8 Jul 82DOL published significant changes in their DBA implementing regulations.
link to screen readable text file132 Wage Determinations Published in Federal Register 29 Jan 80DOL announced a format change for DBA WDs, specifically, the DOL will publish a consolidated fringe benefit amount rather than separate amounts.
link to screen readable text file131 Clarification of AAM 130 14 Jul 78Memos 130 and 131 should be read in conjunction with each other.
link to screen readable text file130 Davis-Bacon Act WDs 17 Mar 78Rules for applying building, heavy, highway, and residential WDs to contracts.
link to screen readable text file129 Enforcement of Labor Standards 14 Nov 77DOL reiterated the direction set forth in Reorganization Plan No. 14 of 1950.
link to screen readable text file128 Payroll Summaries 18 Apr 77DOL advised agencies of revised DB-10 survey forms.
link to screen readable text file127 Amendment of SCA 30 Nov 76Clarified 1976 amendments that provided, among other items, extended coverage to white collar as well as blue collar employees.
link to screen readable text file126 Semiannual Labor Report 20 Aug 76Semi-annual Labor Standards Enforcement Report format revisions.
link to screen readable text file125 Working Subcontractors 30 Aug 76DOL rescinded AAM 123 in part but retained requirement that all laborers and mechanics, "regardless of any contractual relationship," receive the DBA rate.
link to screen readable text file124 Automation of DBA WD Program 15 Apr 76DOL announced that they were automating wage determination process.
link to screen readable text file123 Working Subcontractors 19 May 76DOL provided guidance for assuring compliance with labor standards for subcontractors performing work as "working subcontractors".Read in conjunction with AAM 125.
link to screen readable text file122 Contracts correspond to FY submission for SCA 28 Jan 76Provided guidance to Contracting Officers for contract extensions as the Federal Government revised its Fiscal Year timetable for FY 77.
link to screen readable text file121 Semiannual Labor Report 4 Jun 75Semi-annual Labor Standards Enforcement Report format revisions.
link to screen readable text file120 Revised Posters 21 Nov 74DOL announced availability of revised SCA /WHPCA Posters.
link to screen readable text file119 Owner Operators/ Truck Drivers 8 Oct 74DOL issues guidance clarifying AAM 117, deferring implementation of the policy changes contained in that AAM.
link to screen readable text file118 Enforcement 16 Sep 74DOL reminder that Reorganization Plan 14 of 1950 vests primary enforcement responsibility with contracting agencies.
link to screen readable text file117 Owner Operators/Truck Drivers 30 Jul 74Encloses a Secretary of Labor ruling rescinding the policy set forth in DB-9 (see AAM 28). DOL advises that truck driver owner-operators are to be treated no differently than labor & mechanics for payroll purposes.
link to screen readable text file116 Additional Classifications 28 Jan 74DOL provided timeline guidance on processing of conformance requests.
link to screen readable text file115 DBA / SCA Threshold Surveys  11 Feb 74DOL announced a survey for use by the Commission on Government Procurement.
link to screen readable text file114 Revised SF 98 5 Oct 73Administrator of Wage & Hour Division announces a revised Standard From 98.
link to screen readable text file113 Walsh-Healey Coverage 9 Jul 73Administrator of Wage & Hour Division provides copy of ruling relating to "assemblers" under the Act.
link to screen readable text file112 Index to Area Wage Determinations 12 Feb 73Administrator of Wage and Hour Division announces Index to Area Wage Determinations Published in the Federal Register.
link to screen readable text file111 Amendment of SCA 1 Feb 73Provided Guidance to agencies regarding statement of equivalent federal hire.
link to screen readable text file110 Amendment of SCA 1 Dec 72Provided information regarding DOL's Interim Revised SCA regulations.
link to screen readable text file109 Amendment of SCA 30 Oct 72Provided guidance relating to requirement to submit SF 98 to the DOL.
link to screen readable text file108 Amendment of SCA 12 Oct 72Introduced guidance relating to Section 4(c) of the Act.
link to screen readable text file107 Standard Form 308 18 Sep 72Administrator of Wage & Hour Division announces SF 308, Request for Determination and Response to Request.
link to screen readable text file106 Computing CWHSSA Liquidated Damages 5 Sep 72Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor provides guidance as to the computation of Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act liquidated damages.
link to screen readable text file105 DOL's DBA Wage Determination Representatives 22 May 72Administrator of Wage & Hour Division provides contact information regarding DBA Wage Determination representatives & areas of responsibility.
link to screen readable text file104 Issuance of DBA Project WDs 19 Jan 72Administrator of Wage & Hour Division provides additional information regarding the DOL's project wage determination decentralization.
link to screen readable text file103 Issuance of DBA Project WDs 17 Dec 71Administrator of Wage & Hour Division announces a delay in the decentralization noted above.
link to screen readable text file102 Issuance of DBA Project WDs 8 Dec 71Administrator of Wage & Hour Division provides plan to decentralize the issuance of DBA Projects WDs.
link to screen readable text file101 Apprentice/Trainee Contract Clauses 8 Oct 71DOL provided guidance concerning implementation of revised Apprentice and Trainee contract clauses.
link to screen readable text file100 Effect of Executive Order 11615 on DBA& SCA Wage Rates 15 Sep 71DOL provided guidance concerning the effect of the Executive Order's Wage Stabilization upon DBA& SCA wage rates.
link to screen readable text file99 Publication of Davis-Bacon Act Wage Decisions 29 Jul 71Administrator of Wage & Hour Division announces the schedule for publication of Davis-Bacon Act wage decisions in the Federal Register.
link to screen readable text file98 Publication of Davis-Bacon Act Wage Decisions 20 Jul 71Administrator of Wage & Hour Division announces the DOL's intention to publish Davis-Bacon Act wage decisions in the Federal Register.
link to screen readable text file97 Davis-Bacon Act Poster undatedAdministrator of Wage & Hour Division provides a copy of WH-1321, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Poster.
link to screen readable text file96 Summer Employment for Youth 11 May 71Provides additional guidance on summer-employed youth. Read in conjunction with AAM 71.
link to screen readable text file95 Application of Davis-Bacon Act to Maintenance Painting 30 Apr 71Administrator of Wage & Hour Division furnishes a Comp Gen decision on maintenance painting and a Solicitor of Labor opinion as to painting as part of an overall maintenance contract.
link to screen readable text file94 Reinstatement of Davis-Bacon Act Provisions 27 Apr 71Administrator of Wage & Hour Division provides further guidance regarding the restoration of Davis-Bacon Act provisions following suspension.
link to screen readable text file93 Reinstatement of Davis-Bacon Act Provisions 6 Apr 71Administrator of Wage & Hour Division provides initial guidance regarding the restoration of Davis-Bacon Act provisions following suspension.
link to screen readable text file92 Suspension of Davis-Bacon Act 11 Mar 71Administrator of Wage & Hour Division provides additional guidance regarding implementation of President's suspension of the Davis-Bacon Act.
link to screen readable text file91 Suspension of Davis-Bacon Act 25 Feb 71Administrator of Wage & Hour Division provides initial guidance regarding implementation of President's Executive Order suspending the Davis-Bacon Act.
link to screen readable text file90 Revised Posters 3 Feb 71DOL announced availability of revised SCA / WHPCA posters.
link to screen readable text file89 Reorganization of Wage-Hour undatedEnclosed Federal Register Notice of DOL reorganization.
link to screen readable text file88 Reorganization of Wage-Hour 6 Nov 70Administrator advised of DOL's Workplace Standards Division re-alignment.
link to screen readable text file87 Application of Davis-Bacon Act 30 Oct 70Provides guidance on meeting DBA minimum wage rate obligation
link to screen readable text file86 Site of Work 11 Feb 70Provides DOL guidance on DBA application to "site of work"
link to screen readable text file85 Priority of Withheld Funds 3 Dec 69DOL guidance as to priority of payment of unpaid wages and liquidated damages
link to screen readable text file84 Supplying Construction Wage Information 13 Oct 69Administrator requested contracting agencies supply prevailing wage information on projects to expedite wage determinations.
link to screen readable text file83 Application of Davis-Bacon Act 1 Oct 69Administrator furnished agencies with copy of WAB Case No. 69-2 in which the WAB upheld Solicitor opinion that opening of borrow pit for construction contract brought DBA coverage.
link to screen readable text file82 Investigation Manual 15 Aug 69Administrator furnished agencies with copies of DOL's Investigation Manual.
link to screen readable text file81 Submission of Weekly Payrolls 6 May 69Administrator requested agencies to review continuing need for submission of weekly payroll statements in light of Bureau of Budget direction.
link to screen readable text file80 Semi Annual Labor Reports 9 Apr 69Administrator furnished agencies with final revisions to report format. See AAM 189.
link to screen readable text file79 Semi Annual Labor Reports 17 Dec 68Administrator furnished agencies with proposed revisions to report format. See AAM 189.
link to screen readable text file78 Poster/Pamphlet 14 Oct 68Administrator introduced Poster, WHPC-1240 and Pamphlet WHPC-1241.
link to screen readable text file77 Revision to 29 CFR 3.3(b) 17 Jul 68Administrator introduced form WH-347, Weekly Payroll Statement.
link to screen readable text file76 Plan for Coordinating Investigations 31 May 68Encloses Secretary of Labor Order 21-67 which re-aligned responsibilities for coordination of labor standards compliance activities within DOL.
link to screen readable text file74 Application of Davis-Bacon Act 28 Aug 67Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-53 regarding enrollees or trainees participating in youth, poverty or manpower training programs while performing on federal construction contracts.
link to screen readable text file73 Application of Davis-Bacon Act 21 Aug 67Not issued by the DOL.
link to screen readable text file72 Labor Standards Enforcement Manual 7 Jul 67Furnished copy of the revised Investigation and Enforcement Manual.
link to screen readable text file71 Summer Employment for Youth 18 May 67Encloses Solicitor of Labor guidance regarding summer employed youth.
link to screen readable text file70 Application of Davis-Bacon Act 25 Oct 66 Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-52 determining that the assembly & erection of nuclear reactor is subject to the DBA.
link to screen readable text file69 Application of the DBA 29 Jul 66 Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-51 highlighting the requirement to physically include labor standards provisions in all subcontracts.
link to screen readable text file68 Application of Predetermined Rates 19 Jul 66Provided DOL guidance regarding the proper application of different DBA wage Rate schedules. Read in conjunction with AAM's 130 & 131.
link to screen readable text file67 Application of the DBA 27 Jun 66Furnished current Title 29, Parts 1, 3, & 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
link to screen readable text file66 Application of the DBA 22 Nov 65Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-49 regarding satisfaction of DBA fringe benefit obligations.
link to screen readable text file65 Semi Annual Labor Reports 15 Nov 65Revised the reporting date and report format. Superseded by AAM 189.
link to screen readable text file64 Application of the DBA 28 Jul 65Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinions DB-45 & 46 regarding DBA coverage of maintenance painting & interpretation of fringe benefit obligations.
link to screen readable text file63 Application of the DBA 28 May 65Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinions DB-43 & 44 regarding interpretation of wage determination language & computation of CWHSSA liquidated damages.
link to screen readable text file62 Application of the DBA 21 Jan 65A contractor may not credit contributions or cost for fringe benefits against minimum wage obligations under the Davis-Bacon Act in any situation where the wage determination has found no contributions or cost for fringe benefits to be locally prevailing.
link to screen readable text file61 Implementation of Fringe Benefits in DBA WDs 25 Sep 64The DOL announces its schedule of incorporating fringe benefits in DBA WDs as required under 1964 amendment to the Act.
link to screen readable text file60 Semi Annual Labor Reports 25 Jun 64Superseded by AAM 189.
link to screen readable text file59 Payment to Apprentices 24 Jun 64Solicitor of Labor provides guidance relating to contractor obligation to submit evidence of program and individual apprenticeship registration.
link to screen readable text file58 Wage Payment Information UndatedSolicitor of Labor requests contracting agency assistance in submitting payment information to support prevailing wage surveys.
link to screen readable text file57 Application of the DBA 25 Mar 64Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-41 addressing DBA coverage of installation work and "incidental construction.
link to screen readable text file56 Application of the DBA 13 Feb 64Revised Title 29 Parts 1,3, and 5.
link to screen readable text file55 Drilling Operations 5 Aug 63Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-40 outlining DOL's policy of not applying DBA to drilling operations.
link to screen readable text file54 Application of the DBA 29 Jul 63Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-39 outlining DOL's policy of not applying DBA to stand-alone demolition.
link to screen readable text file53 Application of the DBA 22 Jul 63Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-38 addressing DBA coverage of "redi-mix" drivers.
link to screen readable text file52 Application of the DBA 9 Jul 63Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-37 regarding the application of DBA to workers installing cable and termination of cables on master panels inside buildings.
link to screen readable text file51 Application of the DBA 24 Jun 63Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-36 regarding DBA application to subcontractors and materialmen.
link to screen readable text file50 DBA coverage of Working Subcontractors 24 May 63Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-35 regarding the application of DBA to subcontractors who perform work themselves. See also AAMs 123 & 125.
link to screen readable text file49 Application of the DBA 25 Mar 63Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-34 holding that DBA did not apply to quarry employees since they were materialmen.
link to screen readable text file48 Application of the DBA 29 Jan 63Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-33 addressing appropriate restitution for unregistered apprentices.
link to screen readable text file47 CWHSSA Application 14 Jan 63Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinions DB-31 & 32 regarding appropriate trade classifications under DBA & CWHSSA non-applicability in foreign countries.
link to screen readable text file46 Application of the DBA 15 Dec 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinions DB-31 & 36 regarding appropriate trade classifications under DBA & truck drivers employed by subcontractors and suppliers.
link to screen readable text file45 Application of the DBA 9 Nov 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-30 addressing application of DBA to off-site fabrication facilities.
link to screen readable text file44 Application of the DBA 9 Nov 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-29 clarifying application of DBA to oil spreading employees of suppliers. (Read in conjunction with AAM 41).
link to screen readable text file43 CWHSSA Implementation 22 Oct 62Enclosed draft revisions to Title 29 CFR, Parts 1, 3 and 5.
link to screen readable text file42 CWHSSA Implementation 15 Oct 62Enclosed proposed revisions to Title 29 CFR, Parts 1, 3 and 5.
link to screen readable text file41 Application of the DBA 15 Oct 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-28 addressing application of DBA to oil spreading workers. To be read in conjunction with AAM 44.
link to screen readable text file40 CWHSSA Contract Provisions 7 Sep 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-27 addressing CWHSSA application.
link to screen readable text file39 Application of the DBA 6 Aug 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-26 addressing application of DBA to survey crews.
link to screen readable text file38 Application of the DBA 20 Jun 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-25 addressing application of DBA to construction work performed by employees of the Boston Gas Company.
link to screen readable text file37 Application of the DBA 19 May 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-23 addressing application of DBA to missile site construction.
link to screen readable text file36 Application of the DBA 16 Mar 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinions DB-21 & 22 addressing application of DBA to truck drivers employed by subcontractors and suppliers.
link to screen readable text file35 Application of the DBA 13 Feb 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-20 addressing application of DBA to "incidental" construction.
link to screen readable text file34 Application of the DBA 2 Feb 62Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinions DB-17, 18, & 19 addressing application of DBA to timber sales and supply contracts.
link to screen readable text file33 Application of the DBA 25 Jan 62  
link to screen readable text file32 Personnel Reassignments 25 Jan 62Advises of Wage and Hour Division personnel reassignments.
link to screen readable text file31 Application of the DBA 11 Dec 61Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinions DB-14, 15, & 16 addressing application of DBA to "tailgate spreading" and supply contracts.
link to screen readable text file30 Missile Sites Public Contracts Advisory Committee Report 22 Nov 61Solicitor of Labor outlined procedural recommendations of Committee and noted that recommendations regarding labor standards are still pending.
link to screen readable text file29 Application of the DBA 28 Nov 61Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-13 addressing application of DBA in a supply contract.
link to screen readable text file28 Owner-Operators 26 Oct 61Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-9 excluding, as a matter of administrative policy, the provisions of DBA from truck driver owner-operators. (See also AAMs 117 and 119).
link to screen readable text file27 Owner-Operators 25 Sep 61Enclosed Solicitor of Labor Opinion DB-10, clarifying DOL position that owner-operator exclusion does not extend beyond truck drivers.
link to screen readable text file26 Coverage Opinion 23 Sep 61Missile silo construction subject to Building schedule.
link to screen readable text file25 Application of the DBA 22 Sep 61Materialmen not covered by DBA
link to screen readable text file24 Employment of Apprentices 11 Aug 61Addresses restitution to non-registered apprentices
link to screen readable text file23 Application of the DBA 17 Jul 61Encloses Solicitor of Labor Opinion Letter DB-8 addressing DBA coverage of Steam & Sandblasting of public works
link to screen readable text file22 DBA Application 3 Jul 61Encloses 7 Solicitor of Labor opinions (DB1 -DB7) regarding DBA coverage of various situations (supply and delivery of concrete, shaft construction, missile site activities, appropriate trade classification, lease-purchase agreements and demolition contracts).
link to screen readable text file21 Optional Computation Forms 22 Jun 61Encloses Solicitor of Labor optional transcription and computation forms for use by contracting agencies. Later superseded by WH-Forms 55 and 56.
link to screen readable text file20 Additional Classifications 5 Dec 60Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding the appropriate date for reference in additional classification and rate requests.
link to screen readable text file19 Apprentice-Journeyman Ratio 7 Nov 60Encloses two Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding the application of the apprentice to journeyman ratio for DBA purposes. See also AAMs 24 and 101.
link to screen readable text file18 DBA Coverage 27 Sep 60Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding DBA coverage of employees who are engaged in "clearing and disposal".
link to screen readable text file17 DOL Regional Attorney Addresses 7 Sep 60Encloses a listing of DOL's Regional Attorneys and their addresses.
link to screen readable text file16 DBA Coverage of Survey Crews 25 Jul 60Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding conditions under which survey crew personnel may be subject to the Davis-Bacon Act.
link to screen readable text file15 Optional Payroll Forms 31 Jul 59Encloses Optional Payroll forms developed by the Solicitor of Labor.
link to screen readable text file14 Referrals to Department of Justice 27 Jul 59Outlines procedures for labor standards cases that are referred to Department of Justice.
link to screen readable text file13 DBA Coverage of Truck Driver Owner-Operator 24 Jun 59Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion addressing truck owner-operators.
link to screen readable text file12 DBA Coverage 30 Mar 59Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinions regarding DBA coverage of truck drivers and also payroll requirements.
link to screen readable text file11 DBA Coverage 12 Aug 58Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding DBA coverage on supply contracts.
link to screen readable text file10 DBA Coverage 26 Sep 58Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding DBA coverage of truck drivers in relation to subcontractors and materialmen.
link to screen readable text file9 DBA Coverage 2 Sep 58Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion addressing truck owner-operators.
link to screen readable text file8 DBA Coverage 12 Sep 58Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion addressing truck owner-operators.
link to screen readable text file7 DBA Coverage 18 Jul 58Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion DBA coverage of off-site, contract-dedicated work.
link to screen readable text file6 Physical Inclusion of Labor Standards in Subcontracts 13 May 58Provides Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding the physical inclusion of labor standards in subcontracts.
link to screen readable text file5 DBA Coverage 26 Dec 57Provides Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding DBA coverage of materialmen.
link to screen readable text file4 DBA Coverage 27 Nov 57Provides Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding DBA coverage of materialmen.
link to screen readable text file3 DBA Coverage 8 Jun 56Encloses Solicitor of Labor opinion regarding application of DBA to employees of sand and gravel firms.
link to screen readable text file2 Apprenticeship Programs 1 Feb 56Encloses Solicitor of Labor remarks regarding uniform enforcement of apprenticeship program requirements.
link to screen readable text file1 Notice to Employees 8 Feb 54Encloses Assistant Secretary of Labor guidance regarding the notice to employees of wages withheld by agencies.