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This is an agreement that can be used to hire a consultant to perform geotechnical services in connection with a construction project. This document includes a customizable “Exhibit A” which outlines the full range of services that might be requested from the geotechnical consultant. Additionally, this agreement provides for the compensation rate, insurance coverage, and performance protocols. This document should be used by individuals or other entities that want to hire a geotechnical consultant to perform services on a construction project.
This is an agreement that can be used to hire a consultant to perform geotechnical services in connection with a construction project. This document includes a customizable “Exhibit A” which outlines the full range of services that might be requested from the geotechnical consultant. Additionally, this agreement provides for the compensation rate, insurance coverage, and performance protocols. This document should be used by individuals or other entities that want to hire a geotechnical consultant to perform services on a construction project. AGREEMENT FOR GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES AGREEMENT made as of _________ ____, 200__, BETWEEN "Owner/Client": [insert Owner/Client name and address] Telephone: Facsimile: Owner/Client Representative: and the "Consultant": [insert Consultant name and address] Telephone: Facsimile: Consultant Representative: The "Project" is: [describe Project and location] THIS AGREEMENT FOR GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES ("Agreement"), effective as of the date set forth above, is between Owner/Client and Consultant, who state and agree as follows: 1. Consultant. By way of a written request for proposals ("RFP"), a copy of which is attached to Exhibit A, Owner/Client requested that a firm or firms with the qualifications to meet the requirements of the RFP submit proposals to provide services described in the RFP. After evaluating the respondents, Owner/Client selected Consultant, and Owner/Client now wishes to retain Consultant to provide services to Owner/Client in connection with the Project. Consultant shall perform its services pursuant to this Agreement under the direction and management of and for the benefit of Owner/Client. Consultant is an independent contractor and not an agent, servant or representative of Owner/Client. Consultant will have no authority legally to obligate Owner/Client except as specified in this Agreement or as otherwise specified in writing by Owner/Client from time to time. The "Consultant Representative" for purposes of this Agreement is designated above. 2. Scope of Services; Work Authorizations; Project Standards. Exhibit A attached hereto contains the RFP which outlines the full range of services that Owner/Client might request from Consultant (the "Services"). However, Owner/Client will request particular Services from Consultant only on the basis of work authorizations mutually agreed by the parties. This Agreement is intended as a master agreement that defines the basic commercial terms under which Consultant will provide services within the general scope outlined in Exhibit © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 1 A and how Owner/Client will make payment for those services. The scope and pricing for each set of specific Services shall be agreed upon and set forth in a written work authorization for such specific Services. To the extent set forth in a particular work authorization, Owner/Client shall provide available information regarding requirements for the Project including anticipated building, structure and ancillary facilities' location, size, and scope, and Consultant shall assist Owner/Client in identifying and determining the scope of necessary investigation and reporting and developing the scope of services for a particular work authorization. Because Consultant is the expert in geotechnical matters, Owner/Client will be relying on Consultant’s professional judgment in developing the scope of Services for work authorizations as being the scope of services necessary to perform an adequate and complete subsurface and seismicity investigation and to develop recommendations for the design of safe and economical foundation systems. To the extent authorized in a particular work authorization, Consultant shall perform a qualified geotechnical subsurface investigation and provide a complete report of its investigation and recommendations concerning foundations and structures to be located at the Project site. Consultant represents and warrants that it is knowledgeable and is qualified to perform these activities for the type of buildings, structures, and ancillary facilities of this Project, and is familiar with all applicable codes and regulations that might affect its investigation, analysis and report. Consultant's Services include coordination with Owner/Client and its consultants and contractors. Consultant shall request any information that is necessary for the prompt and efficient performance of Services. Consultant's Services are to be performed within such spatial limits as are agreed upon. Consultant shall be solely responsible for the proper performance of its Services regardless of any review or approval of Owner/Client, or any other design professional or consultant on the Project. Consultant's Services shall be performed in accordance with the Performance Protocols described in Exhibit D. Owner/Client is relying upon Consultant for the technical and professional adequacy of all Services provided by Consultant. Consultant shall provide all Services in accordance with the standards of geotechnical consultants in metropolitan areas of [Insert geographic areas] experienced in projects similar to this Project. 3. Pre-Existing Investigations, Surveys. Owner/Client shall furnish any pre- existing reports and professional recommendations of soils, geotechnical, environmental, and other engineers or professionals for use by Consultant and Subconsultants (defined below), to the extent such items are available and in Owner/Client's possession. Also, to the extent called for by the scope of the Project, Owner/Client shall furnish a legal description and all existing and available land surveys of the Project site and available record drawings. All the foregoing documents shall be for Consultant's information only and Owner/Client makes no representation or warranty concerning the suitability or accuracy of these documents. 4. Submittals. Consultant shall document the results of all tests and investigations in a format approved by Owner/Client. Consultant shall deliver copies of all subsurface investigation reports, together with any of the underlying data that may be requested by Owner/Client or any of Owner/Client's consultants involved in the Project. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 2 5. Safety. Consultant shall take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of the public and workers on the job and to prevent accidents or injury to any persons on, about, or adjacent to the premises where Consultant's Services are being performed. Consultant shall comply with applicable laws, ordinances, codes, rules and regulations relative to safety and the prevention of accidents. 6. Time of Performance. The term for a particular set of Services shall be set forth in the applicable work authorization. Consultant shall commence its Services immediately upon receipt of a signed copy of this Agreement and a written work authorization and shall continue until the scope described in each work authorization is completed or until this Agreement is terminated. Consultant agrees to perform its Services continuously, diligently, and energetically, and to complete the Services in accordance with the Project schedule provided by Owner/Client. Time is of the essence of this Agreement. 7. Further Work. If, during the course of the Services, Consultant discovers any fact or condition which would lead Consultant to recommend further analysis, testing, evaluation or other services beyond the scope of the outstanding work authorizations, Consultant shall contact Owner/Client to discuss Consultant's findings and recommendations and give an estimate of the cost of such further work. Owner/Client may authorize Consultant to perform such additional work only by providing written direction to Consultant specifying the work to be performed and the maximum additional fee to be added to the amount authorized in the work authorization. Consultant shall not be responsible or liable for any costs, damages, claims or other consequences to the extent arising out of Owner/Client's decision not to accept Consultant's recommendation for further work. 8. Subconsultants; Employees. (a) Consultant shall not contract with or otherwise engage, employ or utilize any consultants, contractors, or other third parties (any such, a "Subconsultant") in connection with any Services without Owner/Client's prior written consent in each instance. Consultant shall furnish Owner/Client with a list of Subconsultants proposed to be used on the Project prior to commencing Services under a particular work authorization, and shall promptly notify Owner/Client of proposed changes to such list. Neither use of a Subconsultant by Consultant, shall relieve Consultant of its obligations under this Agreement. Consultant shall be responsible to Owner/Client for the acts and omissions of its employees and Subconsultants, and their agents and employees. The terms, conditions, and provisions of the Consultant's agreement with each Subconsultant shall be subject and subordinate to, and not inconsistent with, the terms, conditions and provisions of this Agreement. Nothing contained herein shall create any relationship of contract or agency between Owner/Client and any Subconsultant. Consultant's obligation to pay its Subconsultants is independent from Owner/Client's obligation to pay Consultant for Services; Owner/Client shall have no obligation to pay or enforce payment to Subconsultants. For purposes of Consultant's obligations and responsibilities under this Agreement, reference to "Consultant" shall be deemed to bind every Subconsultant of any tier, unless the context specifically requires otherwise. (b) Each work authorization shall include a staffing plan from Consultant indicating the persons and corresponding titles who will perform the Services under such work authorization, together with an estimate of their hours allocated to the work authorization. Any © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 3 changes to such staffing plan require advance notice to Owner/Client. Consultant shall employ individuals for the Project to whom Owner/Client has no reasonable objection. In the event Owner/Client has a reasonable objection to any employee performing Services, it shall notify Consultant, which shall promptly cause the individual to be removed from the Project and replace same with an unobjectionable employee at no cost to Owner/Client. 9. Compensation; Documentation. Compensation for Consultant's performance of the Services shall be as set forth in Exhibit B and in the applicable work authorization, payable monthly in proportion to the Services performed within each phase (or subphase) of Services (if a work authorization provides for phases). Subject to the amounts setforth in the work authorization, Consultant will be reimbursed for reasonable, necessary and out-of-pocket expenses (collectively, "Reimbursable Expenses"), which will be invoiced at direct cost, including but not limited to the following: (a) copying expenses, printing and plotting, and other office-related expenses; (b) long-distance telephone calls, faxes, and similar communication expenses; (c) postage, courier, and express mail costs; (d) out-of-town travel to and from Sacramento, including transportation and lodging and the per diem expenses referenced in the "Travel Policy" attached to Exhibit B; and (e) other expenses approved in writing by Owner/Client prior to being incurred by Consultant. Travel expenses need to comply with the Travel Policy to be Reimbursable Expenses. Consultant shall bill Owner/Client monthly for Services performed and Reimbursable Expenses incurred. The bill shall itemize and describe the Services performed, identify personnel performing the Services and the time expended (for Services compensated on a time and expenses basis), and any Reimbursable Expenses, with appropriate documentation of all of the foregoing attached thereto. Within ten (10) calendar days after receipt of each such invoice, Owner/Client shall verify the accuracy of the amounts shown on same, correct the value or values where appropriate, and notify Consultant of any changes or disagreements. Provided that Consultant delivers a properly completed, documented invoice to Owner/Client, payment of undisputed amounts will be due twenty (20) days from Owner/Client's receipt of such invoice; if invoices are untimely, incomplete or improperly documented, then payment may be delayed until the thirtieth day after Owner/Client receives a properly completed, documented invoice. Consultant agrees to provide any supporting documentation for each invoice which Owner/Client reasonably requests. Upon request, Consultant shall provide an executed statutory form of lien waiver and release with each invoice and upon receipt of final payment as a condition to payment. Any payment made hereunder prior to completion and acceptance of the Services shall not be construed as evidence of acceptance of any part of Consultant's Services. The Project is a public work for purposes of Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1720) of Part 7 of Division 2 of the Labor Code. Accordingly, Consultant and the Subconsultants shall comply with Chapter 1 of Part 7 of Division 2 of the Labor Code, including the obligation to pay prevailing wages and certify payrolls. For a period of four years following substantial completion of the Project, Consultant shall maintain full and accurate records and books of account necessary to document: (a) all activities undertaken by or on behalf of Consultant (including by its agents and Subconsultants) in the course of performing Services hereunder; and (b) all charges, expenses and disbursements incurred by Consultant, its agents or Subconsultants in performing Services hereunder. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 4 Consultant will promptly make such books and records available to Owner/Client during normal business hours upon prior written request. 10. Certification. Upon completion of Services and as a condition for final payment, Consultant shall provide Owner/Client with appropriate certification (including reports) that Services are complete and accurate, and that Owner/Client and its consultants and contractors, together with applicable governmental agencies having jurisdiction, are entitled to rely thereon. 11. Insurance. Exhibit C sets forth certain insurance requirements and is incorporated herein. However, Owner/Client is exploring the desirability of instituting a consolidated insurance program (“CIP”) for the Project in which Owner/Client and certain of its contracting parties would participate. If Owner/Client elects to institute a CIP and require Consultant's participation, the CIP will then define the terms and conditions of insurance coverage and would substitute for Exhibit C. To the extent that a CIP does not provide for certain insurance coverages necessary for the Project, the provisions of Exhibit C relating to such non-provided coverages shall apply. Consultant agrees that at all times during the life of this Agreement, it shall maintain at its own cost those insurance coverages required by this Agreement. 12. Indemnification. Consultant shall, with respect to all services which are covered by or incidental to this Agreement, indemnify, defend, and hold Owner/Client and Additional Indemnified Parties, as identified in Exhibit C, harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, awards, fines or judgments, resulting from death or bodily injury to persons, injury to property or other loss, damage or expense, but only to the extent caused by or arising from Consultant’s negligent provision of Services or willful misconduct. 13. Waiver of Consequential Damages. Neither Owner/Client nor Consultant shall be liable to the other for any consequential, indirect or special damages in connection with this Project. 14. Dispute Resolution. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the parties, no dispute shall interfere with the prompt performance of their respective obligations under this Agreement. Notwithstanding a dispute, Consultant shall continue to perform its Services, and Owner/Client shall continue to make payment of all undisputed amounts in accordance with the provisions of the Agreement. (a) In the event of a dispute regarding the scope of work or interpretation of this Agreement, or any other claims or controversy between Owner/Client and Consultant, the parties agree to have their project representatives meet and attempt to resolve the disagreement as early and quickly as practicable. If the parties’ project representatives are unable to resolve the dispute, either party may request a meeting of senior management representatives. Such meeting shall be commenced within seven (7) days after the meeting request for the express purpose of openly sharing information concerning the dispute and attempting in good faith to resolve the disagreement. (b) Any claims, disputes or controversies arising out of, or in relation to the interpretation, application or enforcement of this Agreement, and not resolved by the meetings © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 5 described above, shall be submitted to non-binding mediation prior to the initiation of any suit or other litigation. The cost of the mediation shall be split equally between both parties. This agreement to mediate shall be specifically enforceable under the laws of the State of _______________. (c) If mediation is unsuccessful, then either party may commence legal proceedings. Any dispute between Owner/Client and Consultant pertaining to or arising out of or in connection with this Agreement or the Project shall be decided by litigation venued exclusively in a court with subject matter jurisdiction located in [Enter City, County, and State], or other mutually acceptable location. (d) The parties agree that to the extent permitted by the contract documents, all third parties necessary to resolve a claim, dispute or controversy shall be parties to the same dispute resolution proceeding. To the extent disputes between Owner/Client and Consultant involve, in whole or in part, disputes between Owner/Client and any design professional or contractor, Owner/Client shall be entitled either to join Consultant in the proceeding commenced by or against the design professional or contractor or to a stay of any dispute resolution proceeding commenced by Consultant pending resolution of the claim with the design professional or contractor. Consultant shall specifically bind the Subconsultants to the terms of these dispute resolution provisions. 15. Default. If Consultant at any time refuses or fails to prosecute the Services in a proper or timely fashion, or is adjudicated a bankrupt, or files an arrangement proceeding, or commits any act of insolvency, or makes an assignment for the benefit of creditors without Owner/Client's written consent, or fails to make prompt payment to persons furnishing labor, equipment or materials, or becomes delinquent with respect to contributions or payments required to be made to any employee benefit program or trust, or otherwise fails to perform fully any and all of the agreements herein contained, Consultant shall be in default. If Consultant fails to cure the default within five (5) calendar days after written notice thereof, Owner/Client may, at its sole option, (a) provide any such labor, equipment and materials as may be necessary and deduct the cost thereof from any money then due or thereafter to become due to Consultant under this Agreement; or (b) terminate Consultant's right to proceed with the Services. If Owner/Client elects to terminate, Consultant will deliver to Owner/Client a complete set of the data, documents and materials previously prepared by Consultant reflecting the current state of preparation, together (if applicable) with a disc or discs containing the same and will use good faith efforts to cause an orderly transition to, and will cooperate with on a transitional basis, Owner/Client's new consulting firm (if any) for the Project engaged to provide similar services. In case of such default termination, Consultant shall not be entitled to receive any further payment under this Agreement until the Services are completely finished. At that time, if the unpaid balance of the amount to be paid under this Agreement exceeds the expenses incurred by Owner/Client in finishing the Services, such excess shall be paid by Owner/Client to Consultant; but, if such expense shall exceed such unpaid balance, then Consultant shall promptly pay to Owner/Client the difference. The expense referred to in the last sentence shall include expenses incurred by Owner/Client for furnishing materials, for finishing the Services, for reasonable attorneys' fees, for additional program management or project management expense, and for any damages sustained by Owner/Client by reason of Consultant's default, plus a markup of 5% general overhead on any and all of such expenses. If it is determined by litigation, arbitration or otherwise that a termination by Owner/Client for default was unjustified hereunder, the © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 6 termination shall be deemed a termination for convenience under Section 17 below and Consultant shall be limited to the remedies in Section 17. 16. Termination for Convenience. Owner/Client shall have the right to terminate this Agreement at any time in its sole discretion and with or without cause, by written notice to Consultant. Consultant shall stop work immediately upon receipt of a notice of termination and promptly deliver to Owner/Client the results of the Services to the date of termination. Owner/Client will compensate Consultant for Services performed prior to termination; if Owner/Client elects to terminate this Agreement for its convenience and without cause, Owner/Client will also reimburse Consultant for documented, reasonable and necessary out-of- pocket costs actually incurred by Consultant in connection with termination, provided that the total of all of the foregoing shall not exceed the total compensation provided under all outstanding work authorizations. Consultant shall not be entitled to any payment for so-called "lost profit". This right to terminate shall be in addition to, and not in lieu of, any other rights and remedies Owner/Client may have at law or in equity. 17. Intellectual Property. To the extent Consultant is preparing data, documents or materials which may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property rights, Owner/Client shall own such data, documents and materials and is granted those rights whether the Project is completed or not, and all work product shall be delivered to Owner/Client on the earlier of (i) the substantial completion of the Services in a work authorization, or (ii) the date of termination of this Agreement. Consultant shall be deemed to have assigned any intellectual property rights (including copyrights) in such data, documents and materials to Owner/Client. However, Consultant may retain a copy of its work product for its files, provided that it not disclose any confidential information. 18. Notices. All notices required or permitted by this Agreement shall be in writing and may be accomplished either by personal delivery, first-class regular mail of the United States Post Office, express delivery by a reputable national carrier, or facsimile transmission with confirmation of transmission, sent to the party at the address or facsimile number shown in this Agreement. The written notice shall be effective on the date of receipt. 19. Governing Law; Permits; State Required Terms and Conditions. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of [Insert Name of State]. The State Required Terms and Conditions attached as Exhibit E (to the extent applicable to the Services) are incorporated by reference. Consultant shall perform the Services in full compliance with such terms and any other applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations in effect at the time the Services are rendered. Consultant shall obtain and pay for all permits, licenses and certificates of inspection necessary for the execution and completion of the Services. Also, Consultant will need to comply with any Owner/Client requirements governing access to a site that is operated by Owner/Client. 20. No Third Party Obligations. Nothing contained in the Agreement shall be deemed to create a contractual relationship with, or create a cause of action in favor of, any third party against Consultant or Owner/Client. 21. Prevailing Party Costs. If either party commences any legal proceedings under or related to this Agreement or the Services, including but not limited to proceedings in © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 7 arbitration or any state, federal or bankruptcy court, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its attorneys’ fees, expert witness’ fees, and all costs of suit, whether or not otherwise recoverable under the Code of Civil Procedure or the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. 22. Entire Agreement; Modification; Waiver. The exhibits attached to this Agreement are incorporated herein. This Agreement, including its exhibits, constitutes the entire agreement of the parties and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral negotiations, correspondence, understandings and agreements between the parties respecting the subject matter hereof. No supplement, modification or amendment to this Agreement shall be binding unless executed in writing by both parties. No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provisions, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver. 23. Assignment. This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties and their respective permitted successors and assigns. Consultant shall not be entitled to assign or delegate any of its rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of Owner/Client. Owner/Client may assign this Agreement to (i) an affiliated entity, or (ii) to any design-builder performing work for Owner/Client at the Property, at any time and without Consultant's consent. Owner/Client will promptly provide notice to Consultant of any such assignment. Upon transfer, all of Owner/Client's rights and obligations under the Agreement shall be transferred to and will flow directly to the assignee. In the event Owner/Client assigns to a design-builder, Owner/Client shall be an intended third party beneficiary of this Agreement. After an assignment of this Agreement, Owner/Client shall have no further direct obligation to Consultant. 24. Savings Clause. If any provision of this Agreement, or any part thereof, shall be held to be invalid under any applicable federal, state, municipal or other law, ruling or regulation, then such provision shall remain in effect to the extent permitted, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. 25. Execution. By their signature below, each of the following represent that they have authority to execute this Agreement and to bind the party on whose behalf their execution is made. This Agreement may be signed in counterparts, each complete set of which shall constitute an original. [Owner/Client] [Consultant] By By (Signature) (Signature) Printed Name: Printed Name: Title: Title: © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 8 © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 9 EXHIBIT A SCOPE OF SERVICES The general scope of Services is described in the Request for [Qualifications] [Proposals] dated ________ ____, 20__ (attached hereto). The specific scope of Consultant's Services shall be negotiated and defined in individual work authorizations. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 10 EXHIBIT B COMPENSATION [Instruction: Describe what terms for compensation are agreed upon generally (e.g., hourly rates, markup for profit and overhead), and what will be set forth in a work authorization (e.g., not-to-exceed or lump sum amounts, staff utilized for work authorization)] © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 11 [SAMPLE] TRAVEL POLICY 1.5.6 TRAVEL PROCEDURES 220.127.116.11 Travel Authorization Form Travel which can be billed to the Owner/Client, such as a trip related to recruiting a senior level individual, must be authorized by Owner/Client, prior to the first increment of travel occurring. Use the Travel Authorization Form provided as Attachment 1.5-D. 18.104.22.168 Lodging Request the current negotiated federal rate when making reservations. See Attachment 1.5- A. If unable to secure the negotiated federal rate, attempt to book lodging at a facility offering as close to the federal rate as possible. However, if the actual lodging cost exceeds the federal rate, the excess is not billable to the Project. Lodging receipts must be provided showing the expense was actually incurred, not just booked or reserved. Show each day’s lodging expenses separately. Separate billable from non-billable (in excess of per diem) lodging expenses. Show lodging tax separately for each day. Tax is fully billable, and is additional to the Federal Max Lodging Rate, regardless of amount. 22.214.171.124 Meals and Incidental Expenses Individual Meals – Meal receipts are not required for individual meals when on travel status. You may claim actual meal costs, up to the appropriate per diem limit as indicated on the Meals and Incidental Expense (MI&E) rate sheet. Alcohol is not reimbursable. Even though receipts do not need to be submitted, maintain itemized individual meal receipts to support a potential future audit which may be held to determine whether the full per diem amount is warranted. Do not submit individual meal expenses or per diem for a meal when a Group Meal was provided. Group Meals – Itemized meal receipts are required for group meals. Alcohol is not reimbursable. For group meals, you must include the following: Itemized receipt List of attendees showing affiliations Meal expense cost limits per person apply. That is, aggregate cost of the group meal cannot exceed the per diem times the number of attendees. Certain meals are reimbursable that are not travel-related. Meals brought into an office to facilitate the continuity of a business meeting are reimbursable, providing you include the following in the expense report: © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 12 Itemized receipt Indicate the purpose of the business meeting List of attendees showing affiliations Meal expense cost limits per person apply. That is, aggregate cost of the group meal cannot exceed the per diem times the number of attendees. Incidental Expenses - Incidental expenses are generally personal goods such as toothpaste. These expenses are included in the federal M&IE rate. Alcohol is not reimbursable. 126.96.36.199 Mileage The current IRS rate for business use of a personal vehicle is reimbursable and billable. It can be found at http://www.irs.gov. The rate is subject to annual adjustment. Mileage between an employee’s main residence and the employee’s local project office is not reimbursable. Mileage for business use of a personal vehicle to another work location is reimbursable and billable only to the extent that the total daily mileage exceeds the employee’s normal daily personal vehicle mileage to their local office. The least-cost travel alternative should always be considered before deciding to use a personal vehicle. Rental cars with unlimited mileage are frequently less expensive than the use of a personal vehicle. 188.8.131.52 Airfare Travel shall be via the most economical mode in terms of direct expense and time away from the office. When it is necessary to fly on Owner/Client business, employees will follow their employer’s normal travel procedure, which normally includes prior written approval by their supervisor for the specific purpose and duration of the trip. When advance planning for air travel is possible, flights shall be booked sufficiently in advance of the departure date to take advantage of reduced pricing. First class flights are not reimbursable from Owner/Client. Coach class is appropriate for all Owner/Client travel. Proof of airline expense must be provided in the employee’s expense report. This proof shall be in the form of a boarding pass or other document showing that the travel actually occurred, not just that the reservation was made. Receipts from third party travel vendors such as Expedia or Travelocity are not acceptable forms of proof, therefore, because they don’t prove that travel actually occurred. 184.108.40.206 Separate Expenses Separate expenses for the Owner/Client Project from other expenses. That is, do not include non-Project expenses on the same expense report. Expense reports must be reviewed and approved by an appropriate person in the submitting firm, according to the firm’s normal © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 13 business practices, prior to submittal for reimbursement. Expense reports which are submitted without the reviewer’s signature will be returned without further review. 220.127.116.11 Expense Reports Travel expenses are documented, approved and reimbursed through expense reports. Each firm working on the Owner/Client Project has a different expense report form. A sample Expense form is included as Attachment 1.5-C. Employees will follow their own firm’s procedures for filling out and submitting the form. Attachment 1.5-A - Federal GSA Domestic Per Diem Rates dated 10-18-07 Attachment 1.5-B - Federal GSA Frequently Asked Questions dated 10-18-07 Attachment 1.5-C – [Example] Expense Report Form dated 4-30-08, 1 page Attachment 1.5-D – [Sample] Travel Authorization Form dated 4-30-08, 1 page © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 14 Attachment 1.5-A – Federal GSA Domestic Per Diem Rates [Attach current Federal GSA Domestic Per Diem Rates available at www.irs.gov ] © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 15 Attachment 1.5-B – Federal GSA Frequently Asked Questions [Attach current Federal GSA Frequently Asked Questions www.irs.gov ] © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 16 Owner/Client Project Attachment 1.5-C EXAMPLE EXPENSE REPORT FORM Employee Name: John Doe Emp No 1 Company A Project Name: Owner/Client Proj No 999 Destination: Anywhere USA Dates 2/25-3/04/08 Per- Auto Airline Hotel Hotel Diem Miscellaneous N N N Date Gas Rental Park Mi 0.505 Ticket o o Taxes /Meals o Amount Notes/Description 2/25 67 $33.84 285.00 219.00 30.66 59.00 1 Sacramento, CA 5.00 2 Parking - Capital Bldg 3 2/29 $0.00 219.00 30.66 59.00 4 Monterey, CA (Site visit) 5 6 7 3/1 $0.00 219.00 30.66 59.00 8 9 10 11 3/2 $0.00 109.00 13.08 59.00 12 328.00 13 Team dinner (non Reimb) 14 15 3/3 $0.00 109.00 13.08 59.00 16 17 18 19 3/4 302.43 52.50 17 59.00 20 $8.59 21 Airport to Office 35.00 22 Airport Parking 23 24 Total $0.00 $302.43 $92.50 $42.43 $285.00 $875.00 $118.14 $682.00 $0.00 Total Acct 1201 $437.36 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 Reimbursable to Business Expenses Total $2,069.50 Non Reimbursable Business Expenses Total $328.00 Total Reimbursable Business Expenses $2,397.50 © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 17 Attachment 1.5-D [Sample] TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION FORM # ___________________ 1 Name of person traveling: __________________________________________________ 2 Name of person requesting authorization: ______________________________ _______________________________ Signature Date 3 Purpose of this trip: ___________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ 4 Dates travel will occur: _______________________ and ___________________________ 5 Is travel billable to Owner/Client? Yes, provide WA or WO number ______________________________ No, charge to project overhead 6 Approval: __________________________________ _______________________ Owner/Client Representative Date 7 Distribution after approval and prior to travel occurring Accounting Manager Document Control Owner/Client Representative approving form © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 18 EXHIBIT C INSURANCE [Instruction: Have insurance coverages reviewed by insurance advisor in connection with a particular project – this is a sample for California only] A. Prior to Consultant commencing performance of Services, and continuing for a period of at least three (3) years following completion of Consultant's Services, Consultant shall, at its sole cost and expense, carry and maintain the following insurance coverages with insurers with an A.M. Best rating of not less than A, VII, and reasonably acceptable to Owner/Client: .1 Workers' Compensation; Employer's Liability. Workers' compensation insurance as required by law and covering all work places involved in this Agreement. and employer's liability insurance with minimum limits of: Bodily injury by accident: $1,000,000 each accident Bodily injury by disease: $1,000,000 policy limit Bodily injury by disease: $1,000,000 each employee The workers compensation policy shall be endorsed to include coverage for USL&H benefits if the Consultant’s employees work in or about navigable waterways. .2 Commercial General Liability. Commercial general liability insurance written on ISO form CG 00 01 12 04 or an equivalent form and shall cover liability arising from premises, operations, independent contractors, products-completed operations, personal and advertising injury, and liability assumed under an insured contract including the tort liability of another assumed in a business contract, with limits of not less than: Each occurrence: $1,000,000 Products and completed operations aggregate limit: $1,000,000 Personal and advertising injury limit: $1,000,000 General aggregate limit (applicable per-project): $1,000,000 .3 Automobile. Commercial Automobile Liability insurance coverage shall be written on ISO form CA 00 01, CA 00 05, CA 00 12, CA 00 20, or an equivalent form and shall apply to any auto including owned, hired, and nonowned autos in the sum not less than $1,000,000 per accident. .4 Umbrella Liability. Umbrella liability insurance shall be at least as broad as the underlying coverage, including but not limited to completed operations and contractual liability, and shall be written on an occurrence basis in excess of the underlying policies described in paragraphs .2 and .3 above in an amount not less than: Each occurrence: $2,000,000 Aggregate: $2,000,000 © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 19 .5 Professional Liability. Professional liability insurance with limits of liability in amounts not less than $2,000,000 per claim and $2,000,000 aggregate, insuring Consultant and all persons for whose acts Consultant may be liable, against any and all liabilities arising out of or in connection with the negligent acts, errors or omissions of any of the foregoing in connection with the carrying out of their professional responsibilities for the Project, with a deductible not more than $50,000. The services provided under this Agreement shall not be excluded from coverage under such policy and the retroactive date on such policy shall be prior to the first date upon which Consultant provided services under this Agreement. Such professional liability policy shall contain no contractual liability exclusion or limitation. B. The "Additional Indemnified Parties" are Owner/Client, and each of their officers, directors, venturers, parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agents, and all shareholders, officers, directors, employees and managers of same. Contractual liability insurance coverage (commercial general, umbrella, and auto liability) is required to be maintained and furnished hereunder by Consultant shall include coverage in respect to the indemnification provision set forth in Section 13 of the Agreement. (If necessary, the auto policy shall be endorsed to provide contractual liability coverage equivalent to that provided in the 1990 and later editions of CA 00 01). C. Owner/Client, (and any other party identified as an Additional Indemnified Party) shall be named as additional insureds under the commercial general liability insurance, automobile insurance, and umbrella insurance policies. The additional insured endorsement on the commercial general liability policy shall include both “on-going operations” and liability arising from “your work/completed operations” (the equivalent of ISO additional insured endorsement ISO CG 20 10 10 01 and ISO CG 20 37 10 01 (both are required). D. Consultant shall, before commencing the Work and thereafter from time to time promptly upon request of Owner/Client, deliver to Owner/Client certificates of insurance, including copies of applicable policy endorsements, indicating that Consultant is in compliance with the insurance requirements set forth herein. E. Owner/Client shall be notified in writing at least thirty (30) days prior to the effective date of any cancellation (except 10 days if cancellation is due to non-payment of premium) of or reduction in limits via endorsement in any required insurance coverages. F. Consultant's insurance (with the exception of workers compensation and professional liability) shall be primary, with any insurance maintained by an additional insured party being non-contributory. Each policy of liability insurance (except professional liability) shall include a waiver of any rights of subrogation by the insurer against Owner/Client and all additional insured parties and shall be endorsed to recite the name of the Project and the location of the Project Site. If the Consultant' liability policies do not contain the standard ISO separation of insureds condition, or a substantially similar clause, they shall be endorsed to provide cross-liability coverage. G. Owner/Client shall have the right to approve the form and content of Consultant's insurance policies. Owner/Client reserves the right to periodically review Consultant's insurance policies © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 20 and coverages and require changes to such policies to the extent that said insurance is relevant to this Agreement. Any additional premiums or other associated costs for such changes shall be at Owner/Client's expense. H. Failure of Owner/Client to demand a certificate of insurance or other evidence of full compliance with these insurance requirements or failure of Owner/Client to identify a deficiency from evidence that is provided shall not be construed as a waiver of the Consultant’s obligation to maintain such insurance. I. Failure to maintain the required insurance may result in termination of this contract at Owner/Client’s option. If the Consultant fails to maintain the insurance as set forth herein, Owner/Client shall have the right, but not the obligation, to purchase said insurance at Consultant’s expense. J. By requiring insurance herein, Owner/Client does not represent that coverage and limits will necessarily be adequate to protect Consultant and such coverage and limits shall not be deemed as a limitation on Consultant’s liability under the indemnities granted to Owner/Client in this Agreement. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 21 EXHIBIT D PERFORMANCE PROTOCOLS The following performance protocols shall apply to all Services performed by Consultant, except to the extent that a more specific or stringent performance requirement is set forth elsewhere in the Agreement or a work authorization. These Protocols are intended to state minimum requirements, and if other requirements or good professional judgment requires Services to be performed in excess of these minimums, then Consultant shall comply with the higher or more restrictive requirements. I. SAMPLING AND TESTING A. BORINGS 1. If Consultant finds it necessary to change the location or depth of any of proposed borings, Owner/Client shall be notified and a new location or depth shall be agreed upon between Owner/Client and Consultant. 2. If unusual conditions are encountered, including but not limited to unanticipated materials which cannot be penetrated by standard sampling equipment, Consultant shall immediately make alternative recommendations for completion of its investigation and consult with Owner/Client. 3. Consultant shall advise Owner/Client in writing as to any further exploration and testing required to obtain information that Consultant requires for a professional interpretation of subsoil conditions at the Project site and shall perform such additional work as authorized by Owner/Client in writing. The extent of exploration undertaken shall be consistent with the scope of the Project as indicated by the information given to Consultant by Owner/Client or its consultants or contractors. B. DRILLING AND SAMPLING METHODS 1. Unless otherwise stipulated, drilling and sampling will be performed in accordance with current applicable ASTM (American Society of Testing and Materials) standards and other standards, including but not limited to, ASTM standards D1586, D1587 and D2113. 2. The samples shall be preserved and field logs prepared either by a geotechnical engineer or by an experienced soils technician acting under the supervision of a geotechnical engineer. C. PROTECTION OF PROPERTY 1. At such times as appropriate under a work authorization, Consultant shall review all available documents and contact all utility companies for information regarding buried utilities and structures, shall take all necessary precautions to prevent damage to property, both visible and concealed, and shall restore the site to the condition existing prior to the Consultant's entry. Such restoration shall include, but not be limited © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 22 to, backfilling of borings, patching of slabs and pavements, and repair of lawns and plantings. Each boring should be temporarily plugged, pending additional groundwater readings. At the completion of the groundwater readings, the borings shall be permanently plugged, including patching of slabs and pavements. II. REPORTS A. FORMAT 1. All segments of the reports covering the investigations and analyses shall be made on white paper, 8 1/2 x 11 inches, suitable for photocopying, and shall be bound in booklet form. B. FIELD AND LABORATORY REPORTS 1. All data required to be recorded according to the ASTM standards or other standard test methods employed shall be obtained, recorded in the field and referenced to boring numbers; soil shall be classified in the field logs in accordance with applicable ASTM standards and other standards, including but not limited to, ASTM standard D2488, but the classification for final logs shall be based on field information, plus results of laboratory tests, plus further inspection of samples in the laboratory by the person(s) preparing the reports. 2. To the extent applicable under a work authorization, the report shall: a. Include a chart illustrating the soil classification criteria and the terminology and symbols used on the boring logs. b. Identify the ASTM standards or other recognized standard sampling and test methods utilized. c. Provide a plot plan giving dimensioned locations of test borings. d. Provide vertical sections for each boring, plotted and graphically presented, showing number of borings, sampling method used, date of start and finish, surface elevations, description of soil and thickness of each layer, depth to loss or gain of drilling fluid, hydraulic pressure required or number of blows per foot (N value for each sample) and, where applicable, depth to wet cave-in, depth to artesian head, groundwater elevation and time when water reading was made and presence of gases. Note the location of strata containing organic materials, wet materials or other conditions that might affect engineering conclusions or construction operations. e. Describe the existing surface conditions and summarize the subsurface conditions. f. Provide appropriate subsurface profiles of rock or other bearing stratum. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 23 g. Estimate potential variations in elevation and movements of subsurface water due to seasonal influences. h. Include all laboratory determinations of soil properties. C. DISPOSITION OF SAMPLES 1. After all laboratory tests have been completed, Consultant shall retain all samples at the Consultant's office, and make available for inspection until construction is complete and written direction is obtained from Owner/Client to dispose of the samples. III. FOUNDATION ENGINEERING EVALUATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS A. To the extent authorized under a work authorization, Consultant shall analyze the information developed by investigation or otherwise available to the Consultant, including those aspects of the subsurface conditions which may affect design and construction of proposed structures, and shall consult with Owner/Client's design professionals on the design and engineering requirements of the Project. Based on such analysis and consultation, Consultant shall submit a professional evaluation and recommendations for the necessary areas of consideration, including, but not limited to, the items below: [strike any inapplicable items] 1. Foundation support of the structure and slabs, including bearing pressures, bearing elevations, foundation design recommendations and anticipated settlement. 2. Anticipation of, and management of, groundwater for design of structures and pavements. 3. Lateral earth pressures for design of walls below grade, including backfill, compaction and subdrainage, and their requirements. 4. Soil material and compaction requirements for site fill, construction backfill, and for the support of structures and pavements. 5. Subgrade modulus for design of pavements or slabs. 6. Temporary excavation and temporary protection, such as excavation sheeting, underpinning and temporary dewatering systems. 7. Stability of slopes. 8. Seismic activity. 9. Analysis of soils to ascertain presence of potentially expansive, deleterious, chemically active or corrosive materials or conditions, or presence of gas. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 24 10. Evaluation of depth of material requiring rock excavation and methods of removal. 11. Temporary and permanent protection of adjacent improvements. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 25 EXHIBIT E CALIFORNIA STATE REQUIRED TERMS AND CONDITIONS [INSTRUCTION: THESE SAMPLE TERMS ARE VALID IN CALIFORNIA ONLY.AND ARE USED FOR DEMONSTRATION PURPOSES ONLY] 1. AUDIT: Consultant agrees that [insert name of Owner/Client] (“Owner/Client”), or their designated representative shall have the right to review and to copy any records and supporting documentation pertaining to the performance of this Agreement. Consultant agrees to maintain such records for possible audit for a minimum of three (3) years after final payment, unless a longer period of records retention is stipulated. Consultant agrees to allow the auditor(s) access to such records during normal business hours and to allow interviews of any employees who might reasonably have information related to such records. Further, Consultant agrees to include a similar right of Owner/Client to audit records and interview staff in any subconsultant agreement related to performance of this Agreement. (Gov. Code §8546.7, Pub. Contract Code §10115 et seq., CCR Title 2, Section 1896.) 2. NON-DISCRIMINATION CLAUSE: During the performance of this Agreement, Consultant and its subconsultants shall not unlawfully discriminate, harass, or allow harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer), age (over 40), marital status, and denial of family care leave. Consultant and subconsultants shall insure that the evaluation and treatment of their employees and applicants for employment are free from such discrimination and harassment. Consultant and subconsultants shall comply with the provisions of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (Gov. Code §12990 (a-f) et seq.) and the applicable regulations promulgated thereunder (California Code of Regulations, Title 2, Section 7285 et seq.). The applicable regulations of the Fair Employment and Housing Commission implementing Government Code Section 12990 (a-f), set forth in Chapter 5 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations, are incorporated into this Agreement by reference and made a part hereof as if set forth in full, and Consultant hereby certifies that it has, unless exempted, complied with theses nondiscrimination program requirements. Consultant and its subconsultants shall give written notice of their obligations under this clause to labor organizations with which they have a collective bargaining or other Agreement. Consultant shall include the nondiscrimination and compliance provisions of this clause in all subconsultant agreements to perform work under the Agreement. 3. ANTITRUST CLAIMS: The Consultant agrees that if this Agreement was awarded by means of a competitive bid, the Consultant shall comply with the requirements of the Government Codes Sections set out below. a. For the purpose of this Section 3: 1) “Public purchase” means a purchase by means of competitive bids of goods, services, or materials by Owner/Client or any of its political subdivisions or public agencies on whose behalf © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 26 the Attorney General may bring an action pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 16750 of the Business and Professions Code. 2) “Public purchasing body” means Owner/Client or the subdivision or agency making a public purchase. (Government Code Section 4550.) b. In submitting a bid to a public purchasing body, the bidder offers and agrees that if the bid is accepted, it will assign to the purchasing body all rights, title, and interest in and to all causes of action it may have under Section 4 of the Clayton Act (15 U.S.C. Sec. 15) or under the Cartwright Act (Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 16700) of Part 2 of Division 7 of the Business and Professions Code), arising from purchases of goods, materials, or services by the bidder for sale to the purchasing body pursuant to the bid. Such assignment shall be made and become effective at the time the purchasing body tenders final payment to the bidder. (Government Code Section 4552.) c. If an awarding body or public purchasing body receives, either through judgment or settlement, a monetary recovery for a cause of action assigned under this chapter, the assignor shall be entitled to receive reimbursement for actual legal costs incurred and may, upon demand, recover from the public body any portion of the recovery, including treble damages, attributable to overcharges that were paid by the assignor but were not paid by the public body as part of the bid price, less the expenses incurred in obtaining that portion of the recovery. (Government Code Section 4553.) d. Upon demand in writing by the assignor, the assignee shall, within one year from such demand, reassign the cause of action assigned under this part if the assignor has been or may have been injured by the violation of law for which the cause of action arose and (a) the assignee has not been injured thereby, or (b) the assignee declines to file a court action for the cause of action. (See Government Code Section 4554.) 4. CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE ACT: If this Agreement is in excess of $100,000, Consultant acknowledges in accordance with Public Contract Code 7110, that: a) Consultant recognizes the importance of child and family support obligations and shall fully comply with all applicable state and federal laws relating to child and family support enforcement, including, but not limited to, disclosure of information and compliance with earnings assignment orders, as provided in Chapter 8 (commencing with section 5200) of Part 5 of Division 9 of the Family Code; and b) Consultant, to the best of its knowledge is fully complying with the earnings assignment orders of all employees and is providing the names of all new employees to the New Hire Registry maintained by the California Employment Development Department. 5. PRIORITY HIRING CONSIDERATIONS: If this Agreement includes services in excess of $200,000, Consultant shall give priority consideration in filling vacancies in positions funded by the Agreement to qualified recipients of aid under Welfare and Institutions Code Section 11200 in accordance with Pub. Contract Code §10353. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 27 6. DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE REQUIREMENTS: Consultant will comply with the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1990 and will provide a drug-free workplace by taking the following actions: a. Publish a statement notifying employees that unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited and specifying actions to be taken against employees for violations. b. Establish a Drug-Free Awareness Program to inform employees about: 1) the dangers of drug abuse in the workplace; 2) the person’s or organization's policy of maintaining a drug-free workplace; 3) any available counseling, rehabilitation and employee assistance programs; and, 4) penalties that may be imposed upon employees for drug abuse violations. c. Every employee who works on the proposed Agreement will: 1) receive a copy of the company's drug-free workplace policy statement; and, 2) agree to abide by the terms of the company's statement as a condition of employment on the Agreement. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in suspension of payments under the Agreement or termination of the Agreement or both and Consultant may be ineligible for award of any future Owner/Client or State Agreements if Owner/Client or the State determine that any of the following has occurred: Consultant has made false certification, or violated the certification by failing to carry out the requirements as noted above. (Gov. Code §8350 et seq.) 7. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD CERTIFICATION: Consultant certifies that no more than one (1) final unappealable finding of contempt of court by a Federal court has been issued against Consultant within the immediately preceding two-year period because of Consultant’s failure to comply with an order of a Federal court, which orders Consultant to comply with an order of the National Labor Relations Board. (Pub. Contract Code §10296.) (Not applicable to public entities.) 8. DOMESTIC PARTNERS: For contracts over $100,000, Consultant certifies that Consultant is in compliance with Public Contract Code Section 10295.3. 9. CONFLICT OF INTEREST/STATE OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES: Consultant acknowledges its awareness of the following provisions regarding current or former state employees: a. No state officer or employee may engage in any employment, activity or enterprise from which the officer or employee receives compensation or has a financial interest and which is sponsored or funded by any state agency, unless the employment, activity or enterprise is required as a condition of regular state employment. (Pub. Contract Code § 10410.) © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 28 b. No state officer or employee may contract on his or her own behalf as an independent Consultant with any state agency to provide goods or services. (Pub. Contract Code § 10410.) c. For the two-year period from the date he or she left state employment, no former state officer or employee may enter into a contract in which he or she engaged in any of the negotiations, transactions, planning, arrangements or any part of the decision-making process relevant to the contract while employed in any capacity by any state agency. (Pub. Contract Code §10411.) d. For the twelve-month period from the date he or she left state employment, no former state officer or employee may enter into a contract with any state agency if he or she was employed by that state agency in a policy-making position in the same general subject area as the proposed contract within the 12-month period prior to his or her leaving state service. (Pub. Contract Code §10411.) 10. LABOR CODE/WORKERS' COMPENSATION: Consultant acknowledges its awareness of the provisions which require every employer to be insured against liability for Worker's Compensation or to undertake self-insurance in accordance with law, and Consultant agrees to comply with such provisions before commencing the performance of the work of this Agreement. (Labor Code Section 3700.) Prior to performing any work, Consultant shall sign and file the certification required by Labor Code Section 1861. 11. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: Consultant certifies that it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability, as well as all applicable regulations and guidelines issued pursuant to the ADA. (42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq.) 12. AIR OR WATER POLLUTION VIOLATION: Consultant agrees that it shall not be: (1) in violation of any order or resolution not subject to review promulgated by the State Air Resources Board or an air pollution control district; (2) subject to a cease and desist order not subject to review issued pursuant to Section 13301 of the Water Code for violation of waste discharge requirements or discharge prohibitions; or (3) finally determined to be in violation of provisions of federal law relating to air or water pollution. 13. TRENCHING: If the Contract Price exceeds $25,000 and involves the excavation of any trench(es) five feet or more in depth, the Consultant shall submit to Owner/Client or its designated engineer, in advance of excavation, a detailed plan showing design of shoring, bracing, sloping, or other provisions to be made for worker protection from the hazard of caving ground during the excavation of such trench or trenches. If such plan varies from the shoring system standards, the plan shall be prepared by a registered civil or structural engineer. (Labor Code Sections 6705.) 14. OTHER REQUIRED LABOR CODE CITATIONS: a. Prevailing Wages; Certified Payrolls. The project is subject to State prevailing wage and certified payroll requirements, and Consultant shall comply with the requirements of Labor Code Sections 1774 through 1776. Consultant shall pay not less than the prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 29 Copies of the prevailing rate of per diem wages are on file at the principal office of the Owner/Client and shall be made available to any interested party upon request. b. Eight Hour Work Day. In accordance with the provisions of Labor Code Section 1810, eight (8) hours of labor shall constitute a legal day's work upon all work done hereunder, and Consultant and any subcontractor or subconsultant employed under this Agreement shall conform to and be bound by the provisions of Labor Code Sections 1810 through 1815. c. Apprentices. Consultant and its subcontractors and subconsultants shall comply with the requirements of Labor Code Section 1777.5 regarding employment of apprentices on the project. d. Recitations in Subcontracts. In its subcontracts, Consultant shall be required to recite the following provisions of the Labor Code: Sections 1771, 1775, 1776, 1777.5, and 1815. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 30
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