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39 Employees + Misclassification = $87,239 in Back Wages

Prevailing wage has been set into place in many states to ensure that workers are receiving the amount due to them for the scope of work they are performing. The Davis-Bacon and Related Acts assure fairness in bidding and promote economic growth by supporting the middle class which then returns …

February 3, 2015 6:21 pm | Filed under: Auditing & Violations, Davis-Bacon, Industry News, Prevailing Wage

DOL Drops Anchor to Create Ripple Effect in Labor Compliance for 2015

The Department of Labor is stationed and ready to battle companies who skirt labor laws whether intentionally or by accident. David Weil, administrator of the Wage and Hour division of the Department of Labor Blog explained how they plan on “taking strategic enforcement to the next level.” The strategy is …

January 13, 2015 6:25 pm | Filed under: Auditing & Violations, Industry News, Prevailing Wage, State Regulations

A New Year Means New Labor Laws for California – The Top 11

Holland & Knight, a global Law Firm, has taken the time to compile a comprehensive list of the new labor laws contractors can expect to face in 2015. The 11 listed below are those that will affect the most businesses. For the complete list and detailed explanations of each new …

January 8, 2015 6:12 pm | Filed under: Industry News, State Regulations

17 Things You NEED to Know About SB 854 Requirements in California

The Electronic Certified Payroll Reporting Requirement Will Resume 8/1/2016 There are some very important changes being implemented by SB 854 for California contractors on January 1st, 2015. We understand that keeping up with new regulations and laws is a challenge so we have compiled this list of the 17 most …

November 24, 2014 7:31 pm | Filed under: Auditing & Violations, Industry News, Prevailing Wage, State Regulations, Tips and Tricks

US DOL and New Hampshire Join Forces

Misclassification has been plaguing  the construction industry for far too long. It deprives hard working employees of their rightful wages and can deny them access to important benefits such as overtime compensation, insurance, family and medical leave, and retirement benefits, on top of adding extra pressure and unfair competition to law-abiding companies …

November 14, 2014 1:45 pm | Filed under: Industry News, State Regulations

Oregon’s Long Trail to Recovery

It is no surprise that the construction industry in Oregon is far below the peak reached in 2007. This is the way that bubbles of any sort work. Once the burst occurs, much time is needed to recollect and rebuild. However, now nearly seven years later, a new study by …

October 28, 2014 6:14 pm | Filed under: Uncategorized
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