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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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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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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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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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8 Things to Know Before Disciplining or Terminating an Employee

on May 3, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Human resources
The prospect of corrective action or termination makes a lot of managers nervous. That’s understandable. For employees, being disciplined or losing their job can be anything from moderately embarrassing to financially devastating, but it’s rarely a happy occasion. For the employers, these actions always come with some risk, and there are plenty of legal danger zones an employer can end up in if corrective action isn’t done properly.
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The Gig Economy: What Happens in an Industry With no HR?

on Apr 23, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Human resources
Seems like this whole gig economy thing is here to stay. The short-term labor market is rapidly gaining ground on the traditional employee-employer relationship.
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New York Employees Can Now Take 3 Hours of Paid Leave to Vote

on Apr 17, 2019 9:26:19 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Human resources
New York recently passed an amendment to its voting leave law that took immediate effect.
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How to Make Meetings with Remote Employees More Effective

on Apr 10, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Human resources
Even with video conferencing and messaging apps, fully involving remote employees in team and company meetings remains a challenge. There may be no replacing the experience of being physically in the room, but you can take steps to make these meetings more productive and inclusive. 
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