Certified Payroll is the documentation a contractor is required to keep on a weekly basis and submit to the awarding body. These documents are signed under penalty of perjury and detail the workers, classification, hours worked and rate of pay on the public works project. The typical form used for this purpose is WH-357. A copy of this form is included in the Appendix section of this book. The form and instructions can also be downloaded from the DOL website. Please note that the form was update din 2009.
- Name of each worker
- Social Security number
- His or her correct classification
- Hourly rates of wages paid
- Daily and weekly number of hours worked
- Deductions made and actual wages paid
Contractors employing apprentices or trainees under approved program must have written evidence of the registration of the apprenticeship program and certification of the trainee program, copies of the individual registration forms of the apprentices and trainees, and written evidence of the applicable ratios and wage rates.
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