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Prevailing Wages

In the performance of public work under any Contract, Contractor shall comply with the provisions of Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, latest edition, and City of Long Beach Amendments thereto. Where labor is required for public work as part of this Contract, Contractor shall pay no less than the prevailing wages set by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations of the State of California (in accordance with City of Long Beach Municipal Code II Wages - 2.87.090, 2.87.120 and 2.87.130). The wage schedule is available at http://www.dir.ca.gov/OPRL/DPreWageDetermination.htm

Applicability of Senate Bill (SB) 854: 

Public works Projects are subject to the following:

No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project (submitted on or after March 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code section 1771.1(a)].

No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.

Public Works Projects are subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. Contractors are further cautioned that certified payrolls shall be submitted electronically directly to the Department of Industrial Relations. 

FEDERAL DAVIS BACON REQUIREMENTS: 

Federally-Funded Public Work is subject to the requirements of the Davis Bacon Act. The contractor to whom a Federally-Funded contract is awarded must comply with the Federal Wage Decision contained in Division E of the Specifications and all record keeping requirements of the Davis Bacon Act.

CALIFORNIA WAGE RATE REQUIREMENTS: 

 Pursuant to Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1 of the Labor Code of the State of California, the Director of Public Works of the City by and on behalf of the City Council has obtained from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations of the State of California the general prevailing wage rate of per diem wages, and the general prevailing rate of holiday and overtime work in the locality in which the public work is to be performed for each craft, classification or type of workers needed to perform the Work, and are kept on file in the office of the City Engineer, 9th Floor, City Hall, 333 West Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, California 90802. The Contractor to whom a Public Works Contract is awarded, and its subcontractors, shall pay to all workers in the performance of the Work not less than the prevailing rate of wages needed to execute the contract, where such rates are not less than the rates contained in the above-referenced Federal Wage Decision. Copies of schedules of prevailing wage rates may be obtained on the California Department of Industrial Relations website http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr. Bidders are directed to Section 7-2, “Labor,” of the Standard Specifications, and to Division H, Subsection 7-2.2, “Prevailing Wages,” for requirements concerning payment of prevailing wages, payroll records, and hours of labor.


Labor & Material Bond Requirements

Bonds: If the total bid price for the work required herein is greater than $25,000 the bidder shall provide a labor and material bond as specified in Section 2-4 "Contract Bonds" of the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction.

The successful bidder shall submit a Labor and Materials Bond to the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, 7600 East Spring Street/Building C, Long Beach CA 90815. The amount of the bond shall be 100% of the contract amount and shall be submitted within ten (10) days of Notice of Award. Bond shall be submitted upon forms secured at the office of the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, 7600 East Spring Street/Building C, Long Beach CA 90815.

A corporation must have the bond executed by two (2) authorized officers. If the bond is executed by only one (1) authorized officer or a person not listed in Section 313 of the California Corporations Code, then the corporation must attach a certified copy of a resolution of its Board of Directors authorizing execution by said individual(s).

Notarial Acknowledgement: Signature of all Principals and Sureties shall be accompanied by an appropriate Notarial Acknowledgement whether the company is located inside or outside of the State Of California.