United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Jan 29, 2023
When the terms “employer”, “employee”, and “wage” are used in this chapter in relation to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended [29 U.S.C. 201 et seq.], they shall have the same meaning as when used in such Act of 1938.
When the term “employer” is used in this chapter in relation to the Walsh-Healey Act or Bacon-Davis Act 1
it shall mean the contractor or subcontractor covered by such Act.
1See References in Text note below.
When the term “employee” is used in this chapter in relation to the Walsh-Healey Act or the Bacon-Davis Act 1 it shall mean any individual employed by the contractor or subcontractor covered by such Act in the performance of his contract or subcontract.
The term “Wash-Healey Act” 2
June 30, 1936 (49 Stat. 2036), as amended; 1 and the term “Bacon-Davis Act” means the Act entitled “An Act to amend the Act approved March 3, 1931, relating to the rate of wages for laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors on public buildings”, approved August 30, 1935 (49 Stat. 1011), as amended.1
means the Act entitled “An Act to provide conditions for the purchase of supplies and the making of contracts by the United States, and for other purposes”, approved
2So in original. Probably should be “Walsh-Healey Act”.
As used in section 255 of this title the term “State” means any State of the United States or the District of Columbia or any Territory or possession of the United States.
cite as: 29 USC 262