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The Importance of Certified Payroll for Construction, Waste Disposal, and Manufacturing

on Jul 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll Time and labor
“Certified Payroll” almost sounds like a special option that any company can choose in order to make their payroll super official and by-the-book. We wouldn’t blame someone for misunderstanding the concept the first time they heard of it. After all, we all know about certified letters, certified checks, and certified organic foods. In each of these categories of certification, an outside organization or entity verifies your work, and you reap the benefits.
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What Is a Statement of Compliance?

on Jun 28, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 2 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll Human resources
Not every Human Resources department deals with contracts that fall under the purview of the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, but how do you know if your HR department is one that does? Do you know if you are required to file a statement of compliance and if so, how to do that? Are you confident that you are correctly filling out your WH-347 forms on a weekly basis?
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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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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 | 4 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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