40 U.S. Code § 14701 - Applicable labor standards

§ 14701.
Applicable labor standards

All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors in the construction, alteration, or repair, including painting and decorating, of projects, buildings, and works which are financially assisted through federal amounts authorized under this subtitle shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as the Secretary of Labor determines in accordance with sections 3141–3144, 3146, and 3147 of this title. With respect to those labor standards, the Secretary has the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (eff. May 24, 1950, 64 Stat. 1267) and section 3145 of this title.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


40 App.:402.

Pub. L. 89–4, title IV, § 402, Mar. 9, 1965, 79 Stat. 21.

The reference to 40:276(c) should be to 40:276c, restated as section 3145 of the revised title.

References in Text

Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950, referred to in text, is Reorg. Plan No. 14 of 1950, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3176,64 Stat. 1267, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.


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