- Conformance Request Checklist

Agency officials should provide the following information when requesting additional classifications and wage rates:

  1. The Contract Number, Project Number or HUD Identifying Number. SF 1444: Block 5
  2. The bid opening date (if advertised). SF 1444: Block 6
  3. The award date of the contract. SF 1444: Block 7
  4. The date the contract work started (if started). SF 1444: Block 8
  5. Prime/General contractor. SF 1444: Block 3
  6. Subcontractor (if any). SF 1444: Block 10
  7. The project location: city, county, and state. SF 1444: Block 12
  8. Brief description of project work. SF 1444: Block 11
  9. Contract Wage Decision No(s). SF 1444: Block 13 Modification No. (for each if multiple decisions). Date of modification (for each if multiple decisions).
  10. Proposed classification(s); description of duties if other than a basic trade. SF 1444: Block 13a
    (Note: See separate instructions for apprentices, trainees, helpers, welders, foremen, technical workers and supervisory employees.)
  11. Proposed rates:
    1. basic hourly rate(s). SF 1444: Block 13c
    2. fringe benefits (if any). SF 1444: Block 13c
  12. Documentation that the interested parties are in agreement or their views regarding any dispute. SF 1444: Blocks 14, 15, 16 for contractors, employees, and representatives, respectively.
    1. Contractor(s) signatures SF 1444: Blocks 14 and 15
    2. Employees' or representative signature (if known when the request is submitted). SF 1444: Block 16. (If the contractor is party to a collective bargaining agreement, the union representative may sign for the employees or the collective bargaining agreement may be submitted.)
    3. If there are parties in disagreement, documentation of their views should also be attached.
  13. Agency signature and recommendation.
    1. Contracting officer/agency signature.
    2. No action will be taken on the request if the agency does not sign and provide its agreement/disagreement regarding the request, or its position regarding a dispute between other parties.
  14. Agency contact person's name, address and phone number (clearly legible please).

All proposed additional classification/conformance actions must be submitted to the WHD for review. The WHD may approve, modify, or disapprove any proposed additional classifications.

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