B-205603.OM, MAR 17, 1982

B-205603.OM: Mar 17, 1982

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GAO WILL DISBURSE WITHHELD FUNDS TO UNDERPAID WORKERS. SINCE THERE IS NO DISPUTE AS TO THE AMOUNT OF THE UNDERPAYMENTS AND CONTRACTOR HAS AGREED TO THE ACTION. 2. DEBARMENT IS NOT BEING CONSIDERED SINCE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HAS INDICATED THAT DEVELOPMENT OF THAT ASPECT HAS NOT BEEN COMPLETED. SINCE THERE IS NO DISPUTE AS TO THE AMOUNT OF THE UNDERPAYMENTS AND THE CONTRACTOR AGREES THAT THE FUNDS WITHHELD UNDER THE CONTRACT SHOULD BE PAID TO THE EMPLOYEES. THE MATTER OF DEBARMENT IS NOT BEING CONSIDERED.

B-205603.OM, MAR 17, 1982

DIGEST: 1. GAO WILL DISBURSE WITHHELD FUNDS TO UNDERPAID WORKERS, SINCE THERE IS NO DISPUTE AS TO THE AMOUNT OF THE UNDERPAYMENTS AND CONTRACTOR HAS AGREED TO THE ACTION. 2. DEBARMENT IS NOT BEING CONSIDERED SINCE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HAS INDICATED THAT DEVELOPMENT OF THAT ASPECT HAS NOT BEEN COMPLETED.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, AFMD-CLAIMS GROUP:

RETURNED. SINCE THERE IS NO DISPUTE AS TO THE AMOUNT OF THE UNDERPAYMENTS AND THE CONTRACTOR AGREES THAT THE FUNDS WITHHELD UNDER THE CONTRACT SHOULD BE PAID TO THE EMPLOYEES, DISBURSEMENT SHOULD BE MADE ON THAT BASIS.

THE MATTER OF DEBARMENT IS NOT BEING CONSIDERED, SINCE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HAS INDICATED THAT DEVELOPMENT OF THAT ASPECT HAS NOT BEEN COMPLETED.