L2 Federal Resources to Host Webinar, "Understanding Davis-Bacon and Prevailing Wage Law on Government Contracts"

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This course is a must for Federal Public works contractors, who want to understand the requirements of complying with the Davis-Bacon Act when bidding on and performing federal public works contracts and the consequences of noncompliance.

Van Allyn Goodwin, Senior Shareholder of Littler Mendelson, P.C. (San Diego office) will explain the specific requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act, when it applies, and the process necessary to ensure compliance and avoid enforcement actions and potential penalties.

Alleged violations of wage and hour laws have become a major source for the new wave of employment class actions, which often result in hundreds of thousands of dollars, and in many cases millions of dollars, of recoverable damages and attorneys’ fees awarded to the successful litigants and their attorneys – in addition to the substantial amount of legal fees and administrative costs incurred by employers in defending these actions. The U.S. Department of Labor has become increasingly vigilant in their investigation and enforcement of federal wage and hour laws. Recently enacted federal legislation, Executive Orders issued by the Obama Administration involving the use of federal stimulus monies and loan guarantees by various federal agencies impose prevailing wage and employment law compliance requirements that will result in increased enforcement by the federal government.

Failure to comply with the Davis-Bacon Act can have dire consequences, including debarment and the loss of a major source of business, in addition to the exposure to substantial damages and attorneys’ fees. This 90 minute webinar will enable you to ensure you are satisfying the Davis-Bacon Act when competing for and performing federal public works contracts.

The 90-minute webinar, entitled “Understanding Davis-Bacon and Prevailing Wage Law on Government Contracts" is scheduled for Thursday, November 08, at 1:00 PM Eastern.
To register, follow this link:Understanding Davis-Bacon and Prevailing Wage Law on Government Contracts

Addressing webinar attendees will be Van Allyn Goodwin, Senior Shareholder of Littler Mendelson, P.C. (San Diego office). Van Allyn has extensive experience advising and representing employers in matters involving claims for violation of State and Federal prevailing wage laws. His practice covers the full range of employment and labor laws on behalf of employers. He regularly conducts training sessions for employers regarding various labor and employment laws, sexual harassment, and wage and hour compliance, including prevailing wage laws. He is a frequent speaker on emerging employment and labor relations law topics, including “The Employer®” conferences and “Breakfast Briefings” sponsored by Littler Mendelson P.C. Van Allyn has written the “California Prevailing Wage Law” section of The California Employer® (Lexis/Nexus) since 2000 and the “Government Contracts” chapter in the Wage and Hour Answer Book (Aspen Publishers) since 2008. He earned his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1980, and is a member of the San Diego Law Review.

Following this presentation, there will be an interactive 10-to-15 minute question-and-answer session addressing material covered in the webinar. Webinar tuition is based on location, not number of participants, so each registration site can have multiple participants for one low price.

To register, follow this link: Understanding Davis-Bacon and Prevailing Wage Law on Government Contracts

L2 Federal Resources provides expert-led training and education for the government contracting community. The company hosts several webinars on government contracting topics every month and offers downloadable recordings of past webinars at http://www.l2federalresources.com. The company also blogs on government contracting topics at http://www.l2federalresources.com/blog. L2 is on Twitter at @L2FedResources.

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