Debarment for Violation of the Davis-Bacon Act Was Appropriate

B-189471: Apr 10, 1978

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Reconsideration was requested of a company's debarment for violation of the Davis-Bacon Act. The debarment was appropriate because: the company deliberately concealed underpayment of wages, and its agreement with employees and later restitution did not make its action one of good faith; a "not guilty" verdict in a related criminal case was not relevant; Congress provided for a 3-year debarment for violation of the act; and procedural due process was not violated in the debarment proceedings in spite of lack of legal representation and cross-examination. The question of whether the debarment provision of the act is unconstitutional is a matter for court determination.

Mar 22, 2018

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.

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