The Davis-Bacon Act of 1931 requires prevailing wages be paid on all federal government construction contracts, and most contracts for federally assisted construction over $2,000.
What does D-B stand for?
D-B stands for Davis-Bacon Act of 1931
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Nineteen states pay the Davis-Bacon wage, named for the Davis-Bacon Act of 1931.
The first of the big federal acts was the Davis-Bacon Act of 1931, which required that federal construction projects pay "prevailing wages" so as to avoid cutthroat competition for scarce work during the Depression.