As prescribed in 22.407(a), insert the following clauses in solicitations and contracts in excess of $2,000 for construction within the United States: (9) 52.222-14, Disputes Concerning Labor Standards.
Disputes Concerning Labor Standards (Feb 1988)
The United States Department of Labor has set forth in 29 CFR parts 5, 6, and 7 procedures for resolving disputes concerning labor standards requirements. Such disputes shall be resolved in accordance with those procedures and not the Disputes clause of this contract. Disputes within the meaning of this clause include disputes between the Contractor (or any of its subcontractors) and the contracting agency, the U.S. Department of Labor, or the employees or their representatives.
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From 52.222-11: (b) The Contractor shall insert in any subcontracts for construction, alterations and repairs within the United States the clauses entitled (9) Disputes Concerning Labor Standards; (c) The prime Contractor shall be responsible for compliance by any subcontractor or lower tier subcontractor performing construction within the United States with all the contract clauses cited in paragraph (b).