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The Difference Between Multi-Tiered and Single-Contractor Certified Payroll Solutions

There comes a time in every young contractor’s life when they’re faced with the question: Should we consider working on publicly-funded projects? Making that leap can be a bit nerve racking, especially considering all the implications that such a decision brings. Understandably, there’s often hesitation before taking on a public …

November 8, 2018 7:20 pm | Filed under: Davis-Bacon/Prevailing Wage Discussion, Industry News, Trends, and Law Updates, Prevailing Wage

Meeting Hiring Goals with Workforce Reporting – Part 2

In the first part of this blog series, we explored leveraging construction workforce reporting capabilities to track hiring initiatives of cities, agencies, and even prime contractors. This installment continues the discussion and focuses on the features to look for in a labor compliance management system that will provide the benefits …

August 30, 2018 1:29 pm | Filed under: Industry News, Trends, and Law Updates, Local Hire, Workforce Reporting & Development

Meeting Hiring Goals with Workforce Reporting – Part 1

Building better communities starts with building the lives of those who create them. And what better way to start building lives than by hiring people who need the opportunities the most? You’ve heard the old Chinese proverb, “Give someone a fish and feed them for a day; teach them to …

August 24, 2018 1:36 pm | Filed under: Industry News, Trends, and Law Updates, Local Hire, Workforce Reporting & Development

The Inefficiencies of Monitoring Compliance – Agencies and Primes

Labor compliance can be a sticky business. Just ask the thousands of construction companies who have had to repay millions of dollars in back wages since the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) and Davis-Bacon Related Acts (DBRA) went into effect decades ago. Regulating that compliance, whether by a government agency or as …

August 16, 2018 12:44 pm | Filed under: Davis-Bacon/Prevailing Wage Discussion, Prevailing Wage

Hiring Contractors for School Constructions Projects

Managing an entire school district is no easy feat. In addition to the constant juggle of managing priorities and tasks, superintendents also have to oversee construction projects relating to any facility within their district – from painting buildings to renovating gyms. Because these projects are publicly-funded, there is a plethora …

June 28, 2018 2:25 pm | Filed under: Uncategorized

School’s in Session: Davis-Bacon 101

First thing’s first. Davis-Bacon has absolutely nothing to do with the familiar breakfast food or some pig named Davis. Then what is it? The Davis-Bacon Act, established in 1931, has helped ensure that laborers in the construction industry get paid fairly for the work they perform for roughly 87 years now. …

June 28, 2018 2:18 pm | Filed under: Davis-Bacon/Prevailing Wage Discussion, Prevailing Wage