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New public works requirements for contractors and public agencies pursuant to SB 854

Posted in Certified Payroll Records, Legislation, Prevailing Wages, Uncategorized

On June 20, 2014, the California legislature adopted SB 854, a “budget bill” that was heavily negotiated and tied to the approval of the state budget. Included among a variety of unrelated provisions in the lengthy bill were a number of additions and changes to the California Labor Code which will revamp the monitoring of… Continue Reading

Certified payroll records may now be kept in an electronic format

Posted in Certified Payroll Records

Statutory requirements regarding certified payroll records on public works projects were recently amended to allow contractors to keep the records in an electronic format. Previously, Labor Code section 1776 required that contractors submit certified payroll records on forms provided by the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. Pursuant to SB 759, section 1776 was amended to allow certified… Continue Reading