Acronyms Used In This Resource Book & Useful Weblinks


AAM -- All Agency Memorandum

ALJ -- Administrative Law Judge

ARB -- Administrative Review Board

CA -- Copeland "Anti-Kickback" Act

CBA -- Collective Bargaining Agreement

C.F.R. -- Code of Federal Regulations

CWHSSA -- Contract Work Hours And Safety Standards Act

DB -- Davis-Bacon

DBA -- Davis-Bacon Act

DBRA -- Davis-Bacon Related Acts

DBA/DBRA -- Davis-Bacon Act and Davis-Bacon "related Acts"

DOL -- U.S. Department of Labor

FAR & DFARS -- Federal Acquisition Regulations (Title 48 of the C.F.R.) Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement

FLSA -- Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as Amended

GWD -- Davis-Bacon General Wage Determinations

PCA -- Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act

SCA -- McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act

WAB -- Wage Appeals Board

WDOL -- Wage Determinations On-Line

WHD -- Wage and Hour Division

WHI -- Wage and Hour Investigator


Department of Labor Home Page

The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has administrative and enforcement responsibilities regarding laws discussed in this resource book. The WHD homepage is available at:

Government Contracts Compliance Assistance is available at:

These include links to:

  • Posters
  • Statutes
  • Regulations that apply under laws administered by the Wage and Hour Division
  • Davis-Bacon & SCA "Wage Determinations OnLine" (WDOL)
  • Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations
  • Interactive WH-347 Payroll Form and instructions
  • And other information related to prevailing wages.

Davis-Bacon and SCA wage determinations are available at:

The WHD Construction Survey Website is:

Key personnel in the Wage and Hour Division are listed at:

The Administrative Review Board, which was established in 1996, and to which final rulings of the Wage and Hour Division concerning Davis-Bacon and Service Contract Act matters may be appealed, has a website at:

The Department's Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ) has a library site at which a broader range of rulings may be accessed. To view decisions of the appeals boards that preceded the ARB, as well as ARB decisions and ALJ decisions on Service Contract Act and Davis Bacon Act cases go to the OALJ Law Library's "DBA/SCA Collections" at:

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