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Understanding State vs. Federal Prevailing Wage Laws

on Jun 26, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Labor law Employees Payroll Time and labor
If you are bidding on a contract or you already do work for a government entity, there are certain requirements in order to stay compliant with the Davis-Bacon Act. One of these requirements is the concept of “prevailing wage.” State laws may differ from Federal laws so it is important to understand these differences.
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Why Companies Pay Millions in Prevailing Wage Penalties

on Jun 24, 2019 2:33:26 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll
The U.S. Department of Labor Enforcement Data shows that since 1985, the Wage and Hour Division has reported over 119,000 violations of the Davis-Bacon Act. By failing to pay laborers the prevailing wage, these violators paid over $197 million in back wages for their government-funded projects. 
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Who Do Celebrities Employ? The A-List Actress Edition

on Jun 10, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
Back in 2017, we took a look at who works for Beyonce. Today we are going to revisit that post with a new question: who do A-List actresses employ? There are too many A-Listers to discuss them individually, but let’s look at some of the most popular women in Hollywood who also run companies: Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, and Queen Latifah. Each of these women has made a career in multiple areas of the entertainment industry.
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4 Things to Remember about Certified Payroll

on Jun 6, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 6 Comments | Labor law Payroll Time and labor
If you ever do work for a federally funded project, you need to be familiar with certified payroll and the Davis Bacon Act, as failure to meet reporting requirements can lead to hefty penalties. We’ve put together four things to remember when working on construction, repairs, and renovation of public buildings and other public holdings.
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Bidding on a Government Contract? Here’s How to Handle Payroll

on Jun 4, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 3 Comments | Labor law Payroll Time and labor
If you are bidding on a government contract, you need to be aware of the ways that payroll differs from civilian projects. Government contracts are subject to different regulations and require “certified” payroll reports in order to stay compliant with the Davis-Bacon Act.
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Examining the Different Ways Doctors Get Paid

on Jun 3, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
Understanding the pay infrastructure of the medical industry is no easy task! There are a lot of moving parts to payroll in the medical world, and often, workers are siloed into specific areas that do not have much overlap. Money, medicine, and insurance are a messy world for outsiders to understand.
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Does Your Payroll Violate the Davis Bacon Act?

on May 30, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Labor law Payroll Time and labor
Construction projects, in general, have timelines, project management, HR support, and so many other components to ensure that contractors are paid on a timely basis and projects are completed efficiently.
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What is Certified Payroll?

on May 29, 2019 10:57:48 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Payroll Time and labor
If you hire contractors for federally-funded projects, you’ll want to become very familiar with Certified Payroll.
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The Importance of Drug Testing in the Workplace

on May 21, 2019 10:56:04 AM By | Guest Contributor | 1 Comment | Employees Human resources
Drug testing has become a commonplace occurrence in many companies in today’s world. It remains a matter of great importance in many employment situations and can be a huge aid when it comes to knowing you to hire. Here are some of the main benefits of drug testing in the workplace.
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Employers Must Submit EEO-1 Pay Data by September 30

on May 15, 2019 11:31:33 AM By | Complete Payroll | 2 Comments | Labor law Human resources Human Capital Management
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires certain employers to submit a report traditionally categorizing their employees by race or ethnicity, gender, and job category. This demographic survey is called the EEO-1 Report. All employers with 100 or more employees are required to file the report. However, a federal judge recently ordered the EEOC to collect employee pay data sorted by race, ethnicity and sex by September 30, 2019.
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