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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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How Private, Public, and Charter Schools Pay Teachers

on Apr 30, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Payroll
The topic of teacher compensation riles people up. Some think that all of the problems in our educational system are caused by low teacher wages. Others point to seniority-based salaries and the high cost of teacher pensions as evidence that, if anything, teachers are paid too much.
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Payroll Concerns for Remote Employees

on Mar 29, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Employees Payroll Human resources
With modern technology there has been an increase in the number of workers who are working remotely. This is an attractive proposition for many businesses because remote workers can pose a substantial cost savings. There are a couple payroll concerns you need to keep in mind if you are looking to employ remote workers. There are implications for employers when withholding taxes and for employees when reporting them.
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Common Questions About the New FLSA Proposal

on Mar 12, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll Time and labor
The Department of Labor has released a new proposed rule to increase the minimum salary for exempt employees. Here are some common questions we've received. 
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Department of Labor Proposes New Federal Overtime Rule

on Mar 11, 2019 11:12:40 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Labor law Employees Payroll Time and labor
The Department of Labor has released a new proposed rule to increase the minimum salary that an employee must earn to be exempt from minimum wage and overtime under a white collar exemption. 
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How to Negotiate a Starting Salary with a Job Candidate

on Mar 4, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Employees Payroll Human resources
Making an offer to a potential employee is a delicate balance. After all, you want to ensure that both parties feel the compensation is fair and agreeable. It’s stressful for the candidate, but it’s also stressful to you as a hiring manager. What are the best ways to keep the negotiation as stress free as possible?
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