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1. Discuss the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) and its application in DOD contracting.

2. What action does the Contracting Officer need to take when an alleged violation concerning the minimum prevailing wage is received in the contracting office?

3. What is the significance of The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 with regard to SCA? How are minimum prevailing wage rates incorporated into the contract? Are those same rates paid throughout the contract performance?

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1. Discuss the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) and its application in DOD contracting.

The Department of Defense is a governmental agency responsible for military expenditures and it is under the authority of the United States government. Services furnished through the use of service employees to the DOD are covered under the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) because this act is applicable in EVERY contract entered into by the United States government or the District of Columbia. Because the DOD is under the tutelage of the U.S. government, the (SCA) is applicable. Therefore, small and large business owners who are contracted to work on projects for the DOD must comply with the SCA regulations wherein contractors and subcontractors performing services on covered DOD contracts in excess of $2,500 must pay service employees in various classes no less than the monetary wage rates and to furnish fringe benefits found prevailing in the locality If this is not established, contractors must pay the rates (including prospective increases) contained in a predecessor contractor's collective bargaining ...

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