Scheduling a workforce can be a challenge for any manager. Scheduling construction crews can be even more problematic.
The Department of Labor has announced the final rule that will increase the minimum salary for certain exempt white collar employees. The final rule is very close to the proposed rule we reported on in March. The new minimums will take effect January 1, 2020.
Topics: overtime pay
In addition to setting up and maintaining a certified payroll process, construction companies must pay their employees the appropriate local prevailing wage. This also means having a prevailing wage reporting process.
A government construction project has several requirements such as building materials acquisition, compliance with building codes and regulations, and meeting a series of deadlines. And, in addition to vendors and suppliers being paid, so do workers. And this is where things can get complicated with a federally funded project.