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California Prevailing Wage Law

California’s prevailing wage law has been in place for more than 50 years. It is the law of the land for federal and state public works projects. In government contracting, a prevailing wage is the hourly wage paid to the majority of workers, laborers and mechanics within one specific geographic …

July 29, 2013 12:52 pm | Filed under: Prevailing Wage, State Regulations

Using Public-Private Partnerships on Transit Projects

Public-private partnerships are becoming more popular in the construction industry. Government agencies do not have the time, or in some cases, legal authority to borrow the entire cost of a project at once. Therefore, more of these types of arrangements are being used as an “availability payment” option. The contractor …

July 24, 2013 11:11 am | Filed under: Industry News, Trends, and Law Updates, State Regulations

Update: Missouri Prevailing Wage Bill

Missouri State House Bill 34 will now become law without the Governor’s signature. The bill was initially started to help rural school districts save on construction and repair costs. It is now a bill that will apply to all public works projects and no longer allow Kansas City and St. …

July 17, 2013 5:28 pm | Filed under: Industry News, Trends, and Law Updates, Prevailing Wage, State Regulations

The Staff Corner: July 2013

Payroll Upload Options By Crystal Moreno Support Technician MANUALLY ENTERING PAYROLL RECORDS Everyone should know how to manually enter payrolls, even those that choose to electronically upload their records. Contractors and subcontractors using LCPtracker predominately use the web data entry screens. It typically takes an average subcontractor about 3 minutes …

July 15, 2013 5:00 pm | Filed under: Auditing & Violations, LCPtracker News and Updates, The Staff Corner

2013 LCPtracker User Conference Video

The LCPtracker & B2Gnow 2013 User Training Conference was a great success in Chicago, IL. State Agencies, prime contractors, and general contractors participated in training sessions on LCPtracker and B2Gnow software as well as industry updates. LCPtracker’s video with client testimonials and a conference overview is now uploaded to the …

July 9, 2013 5:32 pm | Filed under: Industry News, Trends, and Law Updates, LCPtracker News and Updates, Prevailing Wage

The Staff Corner: June 2013

Did You Forget? The Forgotten Link By: Joe Reece Support Technician How often do you forget your password(s) that allows you to access your LCPtracker account(s)? It can definitely become frustrating, especially after trying to contact LCPtracker Support on a high call volume day.  Do not fear, Support will get back to you as soon as …

June 30, 2013 1:04 pm | Filed under: LCPtracker News and Updates, The Staff Corner