Federal court denies claim of Davis-Bacon provisions on private project
- Published: Tuesday, 08 April 2014 11:50
- Written by Concrete News
Source: Associated Builders and Contractors, Washington, D.C.; CP staff
In a decision limiting the scope of a federal statute widely criticized for inflating public construction project costs, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Amy Berman Jackson rejected the U.S. Department of Labor’s ruling that the Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage mandate can be expanded to include privately funded developments.