RFQ No. FM240466

San Benito Student Housing Labor Compliance Services


Accepting Bids

Bid Date6/24/24 4:00pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services
Telli Foster, University Representative  
(805) 448-1379


UCSB Campus


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Background and Introduction: The University of California, Santa Barbara (“University”) requests a written response to Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) No. FM240466 from qualified labor compliance firms with relevant experience and expertise in providing labor compliance review and support services.  Qualified firms must have knowledge of the California Labor Code, California Department of Industrial Relations, experience with University of California capital projects, and provide dedicated resources to provide construction labor compliance expertise for the $600MM UCSB San Benito Student Housing Project.  Prior experience with CMAR and/or design-build delivery projects and proficiency with the University of California Labor Compliance Program is required. 

The Consultant shall be responsible for assisting the University with activities needed to ensure workers employed by the University-hired CM/Contractor and their subcontractors are hired and paid in compliance with all applicable labor standards, including but not limited to auditing and evaluating labor compliance and certified payroll documentation.  Auditing the payroll shall include checking trade classifications, checking for overtime, weekend, holiday or shift work, reviewing fringe benefit contributions, verifying that amortization is correct (when used) and reviewing training contributions. When appropriate, travel and subsistence is also reviewed.  Consultant will perform all duties associated with ensuring that all applicable Labor activities are conducted in compliance with relevant federal, state and local requirements.

General Project Information:  A shortlist of firms will be determined by a University screening committee, and final consultant evaluations and selection recommendations developed by a University selection committee. Each candidate firm will be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy. Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons shall have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University, regardless of: race; color; religion; sex; age; ancestry; national origin; sexual orientation; physical or mental disability; veteran's status; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; gender identity; pregnancy; service in the uniformed services; or citizenship within the limits imposed by law or University's policy.