Records of employees; payroll records; statements of compliance
Section 27B. Every contractor, subcontractor or public body engaged in said public works project by an agency, executive office, department, board, commission, bureau, division or authority of the commonwealth or county, or municipality or any subdivision thereof to which sections twenty-seven and twenty-seven A apply shall keep a true and accurate record of all mechanics and apprentices, teamsters, chauffeurs and laborers employed thereon, showing the name, address and occupational classification of each such employee on said works, and the hours worked by, and the wages paid to, each such employee, and shall submit weekly to the awarding authority by mail, first class postage prepaid, or by electronic mail, certified payroll records that shall consist of a complete copy of those records accompanied by a statement signed by the employer that indicates (1) the records are correct; and (2) the rate of wages paid to each performing the work of mechanic, apprentice, teamsters, chauffeurs, and laborers, and shall promptly furnish to the attorney general or his representative, upon his request, a copy of said record, signed by the employer or his authorized agent under the penalties of perjury. For every week in which an apprentice is employed by a contractor, subcontractor or public body subject to this section, a photocopy of the apprentice's apprentice identification card, issued pursuant to section 11W of chapter 23, shall be attached to the records submitted under this section. Such records shall be open to inspection by any authorized representative of the department at any reasonable time, and as often as may be necessary. Every contractor and subcontractor required to keep such a record shall submit a copy of said record to the awarding authority directly on a weekly basis.
Each such contractor, subcontractor or public body shall preserve its payroll records for a period of three years from the date of completion of the contract.
Each such contractor, subcontractor or public body shall furnish to the awarding authority directly within fifteen days after completion of its portion of the work a statement, executed by the contractor, subcontractor or public body or by any authorized officer or employee of the contractor, subcontractor or public body who supervises the payment of wages, in the following form:
statement of compliance , (insert year) I,, (Name of signatory party)(Title) do hereby state: That I pay or supervise the payment of the persons employed by on the (Contractor, subcontractor or public body)(Building or project) and that all mechanics and apprentices, teamsters, chauffeurs and laborers employed on said project have been paid in accordance with wages determined under the provisions of sections twenty-six and twenty-seven of chapter one hundred and forty-nine of the General Laws. Signature Title
The above-mentioned copies of payroll records and statements of compliance shall be available for inspection by any interested party filing a written request to the awarding authority for such inspection and copying.