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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 1970 700
FUE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LIBRAS

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LABOR COMPLIANCE MANUAL

Third Edition

1970

FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION
Francis C. Turner, Administrator

BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS
Ralph R. Bartelsmeyer, Director

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON

For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office

Washington, D.C. 20402 - Price $3.75

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This is a revised edition of the Labor Compliance Manual.

From time to time amendments will be published as required

by the Federal Highway Administration.

If you will fill out the order form below and send it to the

Federal Highway Administration, you will be placed on the

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DEPOSITED BY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

LABOR COMPLIANCE MANUAL

2-25.4

FOREWORD

The Bureau of Public Roads Labor Compliance Manual is hereby
promulgated for the purpose of defining policies and proce-
dures applicable to the labor compliance provisions of direct
Federal and Federal-aid construction contracts. The Manual
is designed to present in a convenient form all labor com-
pliance standards required by Federal laws, regulations,
directives and contract provisions.

The Manual consists of the following basic divisions :
(1) summarized statements of the requirements of each appli-
cable law; (2) administrative instructions for applying and
enforcing each requirement; (3) a division dealing specifi-
cally with the laws and administrative instructions applicable
to contracts for the initial construction of highways on the
Federal-aid systems; (4) a division dealing specifically with
the laws and administrative instructions applicable to direct
Federal construction projects; (5) appendices containing the
text of applicable laws, regulations and directives, in
addition to various forms prescribed for use in connection with
these requirements; and (6) examples providing guidance for
resolving problems concerning coverage, classification, and
related problems, as well as summaries of interpretive rulings.

In order to assure an effective and uniform program, the
Manual should be studied carefully and followed by all persons
responsible for the administration and enforcement of labor
standards requirements.

With regard to Federal-aid construction contracts, the
Manual establishes an administrative plan governing the
inspection and enforcement of labor standards requirements
by the States. As in all other aspects of Federal-aid
construction contracts, the States are primarily and directly

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