As required by 14 U.S.C. 666, the U.S. Coast Guard shall include a provision for local hire in each contract for construction or services to be performed in whole or in part in a State that has an unemployment rate in excess of the national average rate of unemployment as determined by the Secretary of Labor.. As prescribed in USCG guidance at (HSAR) 48 CFR 3022.9001, for the U.S. Coast Guard, the contracting officer shall insert the USCG clause at (HSAR) 48 CFR 3052.222-90, Local Hire (USCG), in all solicitations and contracts as stated in (HSAR) 48 CFR 3022.9000.
LOCAL HIRE (JUN 2006)
(a) When performing a contract in whole or in part in a State with an unemployment rate in excess of the national average determined by the Secretary of Labor, the Contractor shall employ, for the purpose of performing the portion of the contract in that State, individuals who are local residents and who, in the case of any craft or trade, possess or would be able to acquire promptly, the necessary skills.
(b) Local resident defined. As used in this section, “local resident” means a resident of, or an individual who commutes daily to, a State described in subsection (a).
(c) The Secretary of Homeland Security may waive the requirements of paragraph (a) the interest of national security or economic efficiency.
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