Appendix F – Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act – Overtime Compensation
This contract, to the extent that it is of a character specified in the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 USC 327-333), is subject to the following provisions and to all other applicable provisions and exceptions of such Act and the regulations of the Secretary of Labor thereunder.
(a) Overtime Requirements. No contractor or subcontractor contracting for any part of the contract work which may require or involve the employment of laborers’ mechanics, apprentices, trainees, watchmen, and guards shall require or permit any laborer, mechanic, apprentice, trainee, watchman, or guard in any work week in which he is employed on such work to work in excess of 8 hours in any calendar day or in excess of 40 hours in such work week on work subject to the provisions of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act unless such laborer, mechanic, apprentice, trainee, watchman or guard receives compensation at a rate not less than one and one-half times his basic rate of pay for all such hours worked in excess of 8 hours in any calendar day or in excess of 40 hours in such work week, whichever is the greater number of overtime hours.
(b) Violation; Liability for Unpaid Wages; Liquidated Damages. In the event of any violation of the provisions of paragraph (a), the contractor and any subcontractor responsible therefor shall be liable to any affected employee for his unpaid wages. In addition, such contractor and subcontractor shall be liable to the United States for liquidated damages. Such liquidated damages shall be computed with respect to each individual laborer, mechanic, apprentice, trainee, watchman, or guard employed in violation of the provisions of paragraph (a) in the sum of $10 for each calendar day on which such employee was required or permitted to be employed on such work in excess of 8 hours or in excess of his standard work week of 40 hours without payment of the overtime wages required by paragraph (a).
(c) Withholding for Unpaid Wages and Liquidated Damages. The contracting officer may withhold from the government prime contractor, from any moneys payable on account of work performed by the contractor or subcontractor, such sums as may administratively be determined to be necessary to satisfy any liabilities of such contractor or subcontractor for unpaid wages and liquidated damages as provided in the provisions of paragraph (b).
(d) Subcontracts. The contractor shall insert paragraph (a) through (d) of this clause in all subcontracts, and shall require their inclusion in all subcontracts of any tier.
(e) Records. The contractor shall maintain payroll records containing the information specified in 20 CFR 516.2(a). Such records shall be preserved for three years from the completion of the contract.History: Rule 5-84, eff 11 Jul 84, (part).