(a)When the terms “employer”, “employee”, and “wage” are used in this chapter in relation to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended [29 U.S.C. 201 et seq.], they shall have the same meaning as when used in such Act of 1938.
(b)When the term “employer” is used in this chapter in relation to the Walsh-Healey Act or Bacon-Davis Act  it shall mean the contractor or subcontractor covered by such Act.
(c)When the term “employee” is used in this chapter in relation to the Walsh-Healey Act or the Bacon-Davis Act  it shall mean any individual employed by the contractor or subcontractor covered by such Act in the performance of his contract or subcontract.
(d)The term “Wash-Healey Act”  means the Act entitled “An Act to provide conditions for the purchase of supplies and the making of contracts by the United States, and for other purposes”, approved June 30, 1936 (49 Stat. 2036), as amended;  and the term “Bacon-Davis Act” means the Act entitled “An Act to amend the Act approved March 3, 1931, relating to the rate of wages for laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors on public buildings”, approved August 30, 1935 (49 Stat. 1011), as amended.
(e)As used in section
255 of this title the term “State” means any State of the United States or the District of Columbia or any Territory or possession of the United States.
The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, referred to in subsec. (a), is act June 25, 1938, ch. 676, 52 Stat. 1060, which is classified generally to chapter 8 (§ 201 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section
201 of this title and Tables.
The Walsh-Healey Act and the Act entitled “An Act to provide conditions for the purchase of supplies and the making of contracts by the United States, and for other purposes”, approved June 30, 1936, referred to in subsecs. (b) to (d), are act June 30, 1936, ch. 881, 49 Stat. 2036, which was classified principally to sections 35 to 45 of former Title 41, Public Contracts, and was substantially repealed and restated as chapter 65 (§ 6501 et seq.) of Title 41, Public Contracts, by Pub. L. 111–350, §§ 3,
7(b),Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3677, 3855. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1936 Act note set out under section
101 of Title
41 and Tables. For disposition of sections of former Title 41, see Disposition Table preceding section
101 of Title
The “Bacon-Davis Act”, as defined for purposes of this chapter in subsec. (d), is act Aug. 30, 1935, ch. 825, 49 Stat. 1011, which generally amended act Mar. 3, 1931, ch. 411, 46 Stat. 1494, popularly known as the “Davis-Bacon Act”, and which was classified to sections 276a to 276a–6 of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works. Sections 276a to 276a–6 of former Title 40 were repealed and reenacted as sections
3147 of Title
40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §§ 1,
6(b),Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062, 1304.
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