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What's new about Davis-Bacon payroll reporting?
you know that employee addresses and full Social Security Numbers
are no longer included on payroll reports for Davis-Bacon projects???
Department of Labor (DOL) published revised regulations concerning
the information reported on payrolls for Davis-Bacon - covered projects.
The revisions were published on December 19, 2008, and took effect
on January 18, 2009, for contracts entered into pursuant to invitations
for bids issued or negotiations concluded on or after that date.
In other words, the changes are not retroactive and do not affect
solicitations, or projects or contracts in effect, prior to January
18, 2009. The revisions were made at 29 CFR §3.3 and §5.5.
the new rules, employee addresses and full Social Security Numbers
(SSNs) shall not be included on the payroll. Instead, payrolls need
to include an individually identifying number for each employee,
for example, the last four digits of the employee's SSN. Employers
(prime contractors and subcontractors) must maintain the current
address and full SSN for each employee and must provide this information
upon request to the contracting agency or other authorized representative
responsible for Federal labor standards compliance monitoring.
Davis-Bacon labor standards forms (e.g., HUD-2554; HUD-4010; HUD-5370
and 5370-EZ) are being revised to reflect these changes. Please
contact the HUD Labor Relations staff for your area if you have
any questions about labor standards requirements in HUD programs.
A list of the Labor Relations field staff, the jurisdictions they
serve, and contact information can be found at our web site by following
this link: www.hud.gov/offices/olr/laborrelstf.cfm.