Amending the Service Contract Act of 1965, Hearing Before the Special Subcommittee on Labor..., June 1, 1972

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Page 1 - The requirement set forth in 1-12.901 (a) applies to any contract with the Federal Government, the principal purpose of which is to furnish services through the use of service employees (as defined in 1-12.902-2) . (b) The requirement set forth in 112.901 (b) applies to every contract (and any bid specification therefor...
Page 16 - Law 763 provides that the compensation of such employees shall be fixed and adjusted from time to time as nearly as is consistent with the public interest in accordance with prevailing rates. A general survey of Government and industrial employees...
Page 1 - ... less than the minimum wage specified under section 6 (a) (1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended (52 Stat. 1060 ; 29 USC 201, et seq...
Page 36 - However, in general, there are a couple of questions I would like to ask. You...
Page 2 - Secretary that such wages and fringe benefits are substantially at variance with those which prevail for services of a character similar in the locality. (d) Subject to limitations in annual appropriation Acts but notwithstanding any other provision of law, contracts to which this Act applies may, if authorized by the Secretary, be for any term of years not exceeding five, if each such contract provides for the periodic adjustment of wages and fringe benefits pursuant to future determinations, issued...
Page 3 - Columbia in excess of $2,500 — • the principal purpose of which is to furnish services to the United States through the use of service employees...
Page 3 - A provision specifying the minimum monetary wages to be paid the various classes of service employees in the performance of the contract or any subcontract thereunder, as determined by the Secretary, or his authorized representative, in accordance with prevailing rates for such employees in the locality, which in no case shall be lower than the minimum specified in subsection (b).
Page 3 - Department does not receive information, however, on whether each contract is finalized or the number of service employees actually employed in performing the work. The Department provides a form which may be used for the notice of intention. Whether or not the form is used, the following information is required: (1) The date on which the agency expects to invite bids or commence negotiations...
Page 2 - Act (other than section 10), but only in special circumstances where he determines that such limitation, variation, tolerance, or exemption is necessary and proper in the public interest or to avoid the serious impairment of government business, and is in accord with the remedial purpose of this Act to protect prevailing labor standards.
Page 32 - Mr. O'HARA. It is that sort of problem which prompted us to include in the bill that in no event shall the new contractor be permitted to pay less than what the existing rate was under the old contract.

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