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DOL Now Enforcing Flawless Audits

The DOL recently recovered $787,000 in back wages for 124 workers who were working on a federally funded project at the Nissan plant in Smyrna. The DOL found those five contractors violated provisions of the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts as well as the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act. …

May 6, 2013 1:26 pm | Filed under: Auditing & Violations, Industry News

Prevailing Wage HB34 Overhaul passed Missouri Senate

  The Missouri senate has passed legislation that is changing how the minimum wage required for public construction projects is calculated for rural counties.   Currently their projects are being calculated based on volunteer surveys collected and submitted by contractors on public work projects.  With this bill passing it allows the …

April 30, 2013 11:16 am | Filed under: Prevailing Wage, State Regulations

The Staff Corner: April 2013

Benefits of Direct Payroll Interface Written by: Minendra Patel DPI Specialist A Direct Payroll Interface Model is a beneficial tool for uploading employee records with speed and ease.  It is an instrument that is custom fit to any given certified payroll, which allows a contractor to upload an unlimited amount of …

April 18, 2013 2:39 pm | Filed under: LCPtracker News, The Staff Corner

Kentucky Serious Injury Rate Rose 11% After Repeal of Prevailing Wage Law

Prevailing wage laws have been instrumental in promoting local economies and creating higher standards of living and a better quality of life for millions of American workers.  The study written by Steve Cooper from “Wepartypatriots.com” shows the importance of these laws: In a recent study, when comparing Kansas with 15 …

April 8, 2013 12:10 pm | Filed under: Prevailing Wage, State Regulations

The Staff Corner: March 2013

The Importance of an Electronic Signature By: Benjamin Quirarte Support Techician When working with LCPtracker most of our information is electronic and web based.  For this reason having an electronic signature is necessary.  This avoids having to waste paper and time in printing documents and physically signing those documents.  This …

March 13, 2013 5:49 pm | Filed under: LCPtracker News, The Staff Corner

Funding Announced for Solar Manufacturing and Workforce Development

The Energy department has offered $15 Million for innovations in U.S Solar Manufacturing. This large investment will confirm the future standardization of solar systems in the United States. Two projects recently announced are creating an infrastructure for a new generation of clean energy and providing research opportunities for minority students …

February 26, 2013 1:15 pm | Filed under: Industry News
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