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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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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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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 to Increase Productivity with Remote Employees

on Apr 3, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Employees Human resources Time and labor
So you are thinking about increasing your workforce and considering hiring remote employees. But don’t remote employees just sit on their couches, eating snacks and watching Days of our Lives? What if allowing employees to work from home leads to a decrease in productivity, adversely affecting your bottom line?
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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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Hourly or Salaried? How to Design a New Job Position

on Mar 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 3 Comments | Employees Payroll Human resources Time and labor
Now that your business is achieving success, it’s time to grow your workforce. Should you hire hourly employees for the budget flexibility or should you hire salaried workers for the payroll predictability? What are the laws that might govern your decision? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of hourly positions and salaried positions.
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