Davis-Bacon Act

The Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) requires the payment of prevailing wage rates, as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), to all laborers and mechanics on most Federal construction projects costing more than $2,000.

Access the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) online resource for more information.

Contractor's Guide to Davis-Bacon
This contractor's guide (PDF) explains what is required of contractors and subcontractors working on construction projects covered by the Federal Davis-Bacon prevailing wage and reporting requirements.