Service Contract Act

This event qualifies for 1.1 CEUs

This event qualifies for 11 CLPs

This event qualifies for CLE 14

  • Overview of the Service Contract Act (SCA)
    1. Purpose and scope
    2. Definitions
    3. Roles and responsibilities
    4. Exemptions
  • Solicitation and Award Issues
    1. Solicitations without wage determinations
    2. Award without required wage determination
    3. Notification of improper wage determination before award
  • Wage Determinations
    1. Place of performance issues
    2. Procedures for obtaining wage determinations
    3. Prevailing wage determinations
    4. Revisions to prevailing wages
    5. Incorrect wage determinations
    6. Missing wage determinations
    7. Delays in issuing after bid opening or commencement of work
    8. Conformance procedures and requests
  • Wage determinations based on Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs)
    1. Coverage
    2. Section 4 (c) successorship with incumbent contractor
  • Basic wage and Fringe Benefits Rules
    1. Vacations – vesting, continuous service requirement
    2. Holidays – applicability, duty to provide
    3. Health and welfare – methods for determining, cash payments, bona fide plans, method for determining H&W benefits
    4. Special Issues on Vesting
    5. Cash payments versus bona fide benefits and combinations of cash and bona fide benefit plans
    6. Unique issues of successors
    7. Part-time employees and SCA benefits
  • Overtime payments
  • Related Laws
    1. Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act
    2. Davis-Bacon Act
    3. Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act
    4. Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act
  • Multi Year Contracts
    1. Computing Adjustments
  • Special GSA and VA Schedule Issues
  • Enforcement
    1. DOL Investigations
    2. Audits
    3. Recordkeeping
    4. Consequences for Violation
    5. Payment Withholding
    6. Disputes
    7. Debarment
  • Ten Most Important Facts to Know about the SCA to avoid pitfalls

Who Should Attend:

  • Contract Managers and Administrators
  • Executives
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Personnel responsible for preparing proposals
  • Contracting officers and specialists
  • Program and project mangers and officers

What’s Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Light refreshments
  • Course materials

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Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC

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Tue-Wed, May 24-25, 2016, 8:30am - 3:30am

1953 Gallows Road Suite 650
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
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