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A CONTRACTOR'S FAILURE TO PAY MINIMUM WAGE RATES TO LABORERS AND MECHANICS IS EVIDENCE OF A DISREGARD FOR THE STATUTORY AND CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS TO EMPLOYEES UNDER SECTION 1(A) OF THE DAVIS-BACON ACT. JAMAR WILL BE NAMED TO THE EXCLUSIONARY LIST PURSUANT TO SECTION 3(A) OF THE ACT. INC.: ENCLOSED IS A COPY OF OUR FINDING OF TODAY THAT JAMAR MECHANICALS. HAVE DISREGARDED OBLIGATIONS TO EMPLOYEES WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE DAVIS-BACON ACT. THE NAMES OF THE ABOVE PERSONS AND CORPORATIONS WILL BE INCLUDED IN A LIST FOR PUBLICATION ON DECEMBER 15. NO GOVERNMENT CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED TO ANY OF THEM OR TO ANY FIRM. OR ASSOCIATION IN WHICH THEY OR ANY OF THEM MAY HAVE AN INTEREST UNTIL THREE YEARS HAVE ELAPSED FROM THE DATE OF PUBLICATION OF SUCH LIST.

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B-175054, DEC 6, 1972

VIOLATION OF DAVIS-BACON ACT - EXCLUSION FROM CONTRACT PARTICIPATION CONCERNING A FINDING OF LABOR STANDARDS VIOLATIONS OF THE DAVIS-BACON ACT BY JAMAR MECHANICALS, INC., AND ITS SUBSEQUENT EXCLUSION FROM THE AWARD OF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS, RUNNING FROM DECEMBER 15, 1972. A CONTRACTOR'S FAILURE TO PAY MINIMUM WAGE RATES TO LABORERS AND MECHANICS IS EVIDENCE OF A DISREGARD FOR THE STATUTORY AND CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS TO EMPLOYEES UNDER SECTION 1(A) OF THE DAVIS-BACON ACT, 40 U.S.C. 276A. ACCORDINGLY, JAMAR WILL BE NAMED TO THE EXCLUSIONARY LIST PURSUANT TO SECTION 3(A) OF THE ACT.

TO JAMAR AIR CONDITIONING, INC.:

ENCLOSED IS A COPY OF OUR FINDING OF TODAY THAT JAMAR MECHANICALS, INC., ALSO KNOWN AS JAMAR AIR CONDITIONING, INC., LEONARD KATZ, PRESIDENT, AND SOPHIA KATZ, FINANCIAL SECRETARY OF SAID CORPORATION, HAVE DISREGARDED OBLIGATIONS TO EMPLOYEES WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE DAVIS-BACON ACT, 40 U.S.C. 276A, IN THE PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACT NOS. GS 02B-13,105, -13,052, - 13,353, -13,061, -13,246, -13,327, AND -13,337, FOR CONSTRUCTION WORK IN NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, DELAWARE AND PENNSYLVANIA.

PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 3(A) OF THE ACT, THE NAMES OF THE ABOVE PERSONS AND CORPORATIONS WILL BE INCLUDED IN A LIST FOR PUBLICATION ON DECEMBER 15, 1972, AND NO GOVERNMENT CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED TO ANY OF THEM OR TO ANY FIRM, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, JOINT VENTURE, OR ASSOCIATION IN WHICH THEY OR ANY OF THEM MAY HAVE AN INTEREST UNTIL THREE YEARS HAVE ELAPSED FROM THE DATE OF PUBLICATION OF SUCH LIST.

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