Contractors working on federally funded construction projects are required to comply with the wage rates established by the federal government. The wage and fringe benefit rates are a minimum and shall not prevent the contractor from paying a higher rate or pay or fringe benefits. In the event the prime or any subcontractor fails to comply with appropriate employee wage rate, action will be taken to satisfy the wage discrepancy. This includes the withdrawal of the dollar amount due from a progress payment or/or the withholding of the final retainage payment.
The prime contractor will also be required to submit the following forms: