Davis-Bacon Wage Rules Don't Apply To CityCenterDC: Judge

By Jeff Sistrunk (March 31, 2014, 10:33 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge ruled Monday that the Davis-Bacon Act's public works wage requirement doesn't apply to the massive CityCenterDC development in downtown Washington, D.C., finding that the project doesn't constitute a public work under the plain language of the statute.

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson granted summary judgment to the District of Columbia and co-plaintiff and developer CCDC Office LLC, reversing the U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board's determination that CityCenterDC is a public work subject to the DBA, which directs those building public works projects to pay workers the local prevailing wages. 

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