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Federal Davis-Bacon Requirements: 
Health Benefits

  It is important to understand that the payment of benefits from Davis-Bacon wages may not pay for benefits covering non Davis-Bacon hours. One cannot use Davis Bacon the “fringe benefit” amount set forth in the Davis Bacon wage determination to pay for an employee’s entire month of healthcare, when the employee also …

July 11, 2011 1:07 am | Filed under: Davis-Bacon, Prevailing Wage, Tips and Tricks

Are Nevada Local Agencies equipped to meet the administrative requirements of the AB144 “Nevada Jobs First” State and Local Hire Law?

The State of Nevada has passed the “Nevada Jobs First” Act, a new local hire law, designed to help ensure   State workers are hired on State and Local public works projects.  This goal is to guarantee at least 50% of the workers are residents of the State of Nevada.   The …

June 22, 2011 3:29 pm | Filed under: Davis-Bacon, Industry News, State Regulations

Federal Davis-Bacon Requirements: Wages, Fringe Benefits, Overtime, Holidays, Subsistence and Special Conditions

  Federal Davis-Bacon Rates typically set forth a Wage Rate and a fringe Benefit Rate for each classification. The contractor MUST pay NOT LESS than the total of the wage and fringe benefit amount either to the employee or “for the benefit of the employee”

Fringe benefits must be made irrevocably …

June 1, 2011 5:14 pm | Filed under: Davis-Bacon, Tips and Tricks

How Davis-Bacon Fulfills the American Dream

Every American dreams of living a life of health and prosperity.  This country was built on that very foundation.  Prior to the Davis-Bacon Act of 1931, however, many wage earners led only a life of sustenance.  Workers were pushed to work extremely long workdays for a very low wage.  The …

May 18, 2011 1:03 pm | Filed under: Davis-Bacon, Mark Douglas, CEO of LCPtracker

“What is LCPtracker?” Contest WINNERS!

Thank you everyone for participating in our “What is LCPtracker?” Contest! We are amazed at all of the great submissions…so amazed that we chose the TOP THREE votes as our winners! 1st Place – $100 Gas Card Winner: Arian Cook,  Staff Resources, Inc. LCPtracker is an online program used to …

May 17, 2011 5:32 pm | Filed under: LCPtracker News

Federal Davis-Bacon Requirements: Who is Covered – Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers and the transportation of goods and materials to and from a job site is often a subject that confuses many contractors. The following guidelines for truck drivers and when Davis-Bacon rates apply is quoted directly from the Davis-Bacon Field Operation Manual: 1. Truck drivers employed by a construction …

May 7, 2011 11:02 am | Filed under: Tips and Tricks
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