The U.S. Department of Labor is excited to announce that this Friday, June 14, 2019, WDOL.gov will be transitioning to https://beta.SAM.gov, which will become the new website for wage determination data.
Features of the new beta.SAM.gov website include:
Search-based structure: Users may search for a variety of information including specific Davis-Bacon Act and McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act wage determinations.
Learning Center with tutorial videos, tools, and other information to familiarize users with the new site.
-Ability to filter and search for content in the Learning Center. Users will find links to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Code of Federal -Regulations citations for specific subjects via a Cross Index page for Contract Labor Standards. -The site features more FAR Supplements and other acquisition regulations than WDOL.gov.
-A Transition Quick Start Guide will be available soon.
Create an account: By creating a beta.SAM.gov account, users may access certain features of the system only available to account holders. For example, users will have the option to:
-Save previous searches.
-Start or modify a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
-“Follow” specific wage determinations and receive email alerts when changes or modifications are published.
-Users will determine what to follow and the frequency of email alerts.
-Timeline and history of changes to wage determinations.
Employers can find compliance assistance resources from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division at www.dol.gov/WHD/foremployers.htm. Additional compliance assistance resources and answers to common questions regarding federal labor laws can be found at www.Employer.gov.