ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is asking the highway construction industry of Georgia to participate in a survey to help the agency establish prevailing wage rates, as required under the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts.

The DBRA directs the department to set the prevailing wage rates that reflect the actual wages and fringe benefits paid to construction workers in the county where the work takes place.

The survey includes active highway construction projects in all counties in Georgia between May 1, 2021, and April 30, 2022 and is not limited to federally funded construction projects. The data collection period will begin Aug. 26, 2022 and will conclude on Nov. 25, 2022. The department encourages all stakeholders to participate in the survey.

Full participation by contractors and interested parties is key to setting accurate prevailing wages and to developing complete wage determinations. Accurate wages and complete determinations also reduce the need for contractors to request additional labor classifications.

The best way to participate in the survey is online. The division will send notification letters and WD-10 data collection forms to interested parties and contractors known to the agency. To be included, please postmark all data submissions by Nov. 25, 2022. Contractors and other interested parties do not need to have a letter to participate in the survey. The survey can be completed online. Learn more about the surveys.

If you would like to participate, or have questions regarding the survey process and forms, contact Barbara Allen at (770) 738-6451 or Rose Huynh at (415) 241-3539.

People interested in getting more information, may also attend one of three free, online briefings that will outline the survey process and offer instructions for completing WD-10 forms on July 26, July 28, and July 29, 2022.

Register to attend an upcoming briefing. 

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