LCPtracker Blog

LCPtracker, ECC Partner on National Construction Apprenticeship Assistance Program, Skills Build Us!

 The United States is facing a growing shortage of skilled construction workers, and the gap is expected to approach 2 million by 2018. Additionally, the latest Associated General Contractors of America survey has found that 83% of construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers. And the challenge to employers …

June 21, 2016 7:21 pm | Filed under: Industry News, LCPtracker News, Mark Douglas, CEO of LCPtracker, Uncategorized

LCPtracker Reports Incredible Success at 6th Annual User Conference

LCPtracker, Inc., leader in construction compliance management software solutions for public works, enjoyed record-breaking attendance and overall success at their 6th Annual “LCPtracker User Conference,” held earlier this month, May 31st-June 3rd at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa. This User Conference surpassed expectations with an over 40% attendance increase …

June 14, 2016 4:20 pm | Filed under: Davis-Bacon, Industry News, LCPtracker News, Mark Douglas, CEO of LCPtracker, Prevailing Wage

Offsite, Modular, and , Prefabricated Construction

It is said that prefabrication will be an accelerating trend this upcoming year. Offsite, modular, or prefabricated construction has become a popular method of structure construction offering benefits such as reduced construction time, less waste and possible financial cost reduction. Companies have turned to ‘prefab’ as an option that offers …

March 14, 2016 6:56 pm | Filed under: Uncategorized

Plague to the Construction Industry

The construction industry is in need of workers from all backgrounds to fill in, but most importantly: it needs experienced, skilled workers.  During the economic recession, almost 2 million workers were laid off. Now that the economy is improving, the construction industry needs those skilled workers back. However, those experienced …

February 26, 2016 8:26 pm | Filed under: Auditing & Violations, Davis-Bacon, Industry News

False Allegations on Project Labor Agreements

The San Diego Union-Tribune posted an article on July 28, 2015 by columnist Steven Greenhut arguing that Project Labor Agreements would increase the cost of school construction in California. Along with his article, Greenhut listed several questionable sources including a study done by The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This group is anti-union …

August 3, 2015 11:27 am | Filed under: Uncategorized

Why Repealing Prevailing Wage Laws Costs States More Money

Wisconsin recently proposed repealing its prevailing wage law in hopes to save money. In reality this measure will cost the state nearly 9,000 jobs, $1.2 billion in revenue, $77 million in tax revenue, and will export around $500 million in construction investments out of state according to a study done by Smart Cities Prevail and …

July 30, 2015 11:05 am | Filed under: Auditing & Violations, Industry News, Prevailing Wage

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