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Construction Payroll And Prevailing Wage Reporting

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 16, 2019 12:24:14 PM

Government contracts require understanding the requirements for businesses performing the work. For HR in California, prevailing wage is one of the concepts to master.

 

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. 

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Topics: overtime pay, Prevailing wages, Certified payroll, Certified Payroll Software, Certified Payroll Services

Be Clear On Enterprise Payroll

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 12, 2019 7:26:00 PM

Enterprise level businesses tend to have more complicated and complex payroll processing needs. But it doesn't have to be that way for their staff.

 

While there is no hard-and-fast rule defining what size an enterprise organization is, the research firm Gartner defines ‘midsize enterprises’ as “those organizations with 100 to 999 employees.” However, it’s safe to say that if you have over 100 or so employees you'll benefit from enterprise-level payroll solutions.

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Topics: payroll management software, managed payroll, payroll outsourcing, Certified Payroll Services, enterprise payroll

Be Clear On Time and Attendance

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 9, 2019 5:44:00 PM

One of the primary functions of workforce management is to accurately track time and attendance. And it is also one of the most labor-intensive aspects for many organizations.

 

Accurate tracking is critical, however, as labor is also the single largest expense category for most businesses. While the relative cost can vary drastically depending on the business model, salaries or labor typically accounts for about 30 to 50 percent of the total cost of most business operations.

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Topics: time and attendance, employee time clocks, Time Clock Software, reporting time pay, Certified Payroll Services

What Is Certified Payroll And What You Should Know

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 20, 2019 10:17:00 PM

All payroll is not created equal. This is especially true of certified payroll for government contracts and public works projects. 

 

So, what is certified payroll? A brief explanation is found on the State of California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) website:

"Contractors and subcontractors on most public works projects are required to submit certified payroll records (CPRs) to the Labor Commissioner using DIR's electronic certified payroll reporting system."

That's fine, but a bit brief and high-level, so let's take a deeper look at certified payroll.

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Topics: payroll process, HR compliance, Certified payroll, Certified Payroll Software, Certified Payroll Services

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