Public Works Employment Act of 1977: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Regional and Community Development of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 427 ... February 2, 3, and 4, 1977
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Regional and Community Development
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - Public service employment - 613 pages
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Page 226 - All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors on projects assisted by the Secretary under this Act shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as determined by...
Page 229 - The Secretary of Labor shall have, with respect to the labor standards specified in subsection (a), the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (15 FR 3176; 64 Stat. 1267; 5 USC 133z-15), and section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934, as amended (48 Stat. 948; 40 USC 276c).
Page 268 - [I]t is the policy of Congress, as rapidly as possible, to make the Indians within the territorial limits of the United States subject to the same laws and entitled to the same privileges and responsibilities as are applicable to other citizens of the United States, to end their status as wards of the United States, and to grant them all of the rights and prerogatives pertaining to American citizenship.
Page 235 - ... persons employed in public service jobs under this Act shall be paid wages which shall not be lower than whichever is the highest of (A) the minimum wage which would be applicable to the employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, if section...
Page 129 - Georgine and I am the President of the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, which represents 17 International Unions with over 3-1/2 million members.
Page 283 - The Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior and agreeable to such regulations as the President may prescribe, have the management of all Indian affairs and of all matters arising out of Indian relations.
Page 367 - ... primarily benefit the long-term unemployed and members of low-income families or otherwise substantially further the objectives of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964...
Page 170 - State agencies to change those statistics. But there is still a lot of work to be done. The EDA has been at the forefront of Federal Government efforts to provide meaningful programs to Indian country, through funding planning personnel to develop project priorities, technical assistance funds to develop projects, and finally public work funds to finance projects for those documented needs.
Page 429 - Education, the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Association of American Colleges, the Association of American Universities, the Association of...
Page 235 - Act applied to the participant and if he were not exempt under section 13 thereof, (B) the State or local minimum wage for the most nearly comparable covered employment, or (C) the prevailing rates of pay for persons employed in similar public occupations by the same employer...