Industrialized Housing: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, First Session. July 9, 23 and 24, 1969, Part 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1969 - Construction industry - 354 pages
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Page 157 - Employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. The Contractor agrees to post in conspicuous places, available to employees and applicants for employment , notices to be provided by the Contracting Officer setting forth the provisions of this Equal Opportunity clause.
Page 141 - The Contractor warrants that no person or selling agency has been employed or retained to solicit or secure this contract upon an agreement or understanding for a commission, percentage, brokerage, or contingent fee, excepting bona fide employees or bona fide established commercial or selling agencies maintained by the Contractor for the purpose of securing business. For breach or violation of this warranty the Government shall have the right to annul this contract without liability or in its discretion...
Page 156 - In connection with any appeal proceeding under this clause, the Contractor shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard and to offer evidence in support of its appeal. Pending final decision of a dispute hereunder. the Contractor shall proceed diligently with the performance of the contract and in accordance with the Contracting Officer's decision.
Page 156 - No Contractor or subcontractor contracting for any part of the contract work which may require or Involve the employment of laborers or mechanics shall require or permit any laborer or mechanic in any workweek In which he Is employed on such work to work In excess of eight hours In any calendar day or In excess...
Page 155 - Except as otherwise provided in this contract, any dispute concerning a question of fact arising under this contract which is not disposed of by agreement shall be decided by the Contracting Officer, who shall reduce his decision to writing and mail or otherwise furnish a copy thereof to the Contractor.
Page 151 - Government under this contract may be assigned to a bank, trust company or other financing institution, including any Federal lending agency, and may thereafter be further assigned and reassigned to any such institution.
Page 135 - Act as amended, be subject to reduction or setoff. (b) In no event shall copies of this contract or of any plans, specifications, or other similar documents relating to work under this contract, if marked "Top Secret", "Secret...
Page 214 - Complaints are everywhere heard from our most considerate and virtuous citizens, equally the friends of public and private faith, and of public and personal liberty, that our governments are too unstable ; that the public good is disregarded in the conflicts of rival parties ; and that measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice, and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority.
Page 139 - Contractor shall not be liable for any excess costs if the failure to perform the contract arises out of causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the Contractor. Such causes may include, but are not restricted to, acts of God or of the public enemy, acts of the Government in either its sovereign or contractual capacity, (c) Page 3 of Standard Form 32. fires, floods, epidemics, quarantine restrictions, strikes, freight embargoes, and unusually severe weather...
Page 138 - The reasonable costs of settlement, including accounting, legal, clerical, and other expenses reasonably necessary for the preparation of settlement claims and supporting data with respect to the terminated portion of the contract and for the termination and settlement of subcontracts thereunder, together with reasonable storage, transportation, and other costs incurred in connection with the protection or disposition of property allocable to this contract.