Reclamation Manual, Volume 19

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Page 5 - District, which may require or involve the employment of laborers or mechanics shall contain a provision that no laborer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by the contract in the employ of the contractor or any subcontractor contracting for any part of said work contemplated shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day upon such work...
Page 5 - ... supplies as have been mined or produced in the United States and only such manufactured articles, materials, and supplies...
Page 27 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the Departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Page 5 - All contracting agencies of the Government of the United States shall include in all defense contracts hereafter negotiated by them a provision obligating the contractor not to discriminate against any worker because of race, creed, color, or national origin; 3.
Page 17 - A bid guarantee shall be in the form of a firm commitment, such as a bid bond, postal money order, certified check, cashier's check, irrevocable letter of credit or, in accordance with Treasury Department regulations, bonds or notes of the United States. Bid guarantees, other than bid bonds, will be returned...
Page 4 - ... order of the Secretary of Labor, directly to the employees who have been paid less than minimum rates of pay as set forth in such contracts and on whose account such sums were withheld or recovered: Provided, That no claims by employees for such payments shall be entertained unless made within 1 year from the date of actual notice to the contractor of the withholding or recovery of such sums by the United States of America.
Page 3 - That the provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any employer who shall have entered into an agreement with his employees pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs 1 or 2 of subsection (b) of section 7 of an Act entitled "Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938".
Page 2 - ... unforeseeable causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the Contractor, including, but not restricted to, acts of God, or of the public enemy, acts of the Government...
Page 8 - The contractor shall hold and save the Government, its officers, agents, servants and employees, harmless from liability of any nature or kind, Including costs and expenses, for or on account of any patented or unpatented Invention, article, or appliance manufactured or used In the performance of this contract, Including their use by the Government.
Page 17 - Special care should be exercised in the preparation of bids. Bidders must make their own estimates of the facilities and difficulties attending the performance of the proposed contract, including local conditions, uncertainty of weather, and all other contingencies.

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