May 13, 2019
As stated in the U.S. Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Resource book, “Annualization is a computational method used to determine the hourly rate of benefit plan contributions that are creditable towards a contractors’ prevailing wage fringe benefit obligation on covered projects.”
Apr 29, 2019
All Merit shop construction companies working on projects covered by the Davis-Bacon Act or state prevailing wage laws have to make decisions on how to satisfy the fringe benefit portion of the prevailing wage law.
Apr 1, 2019
In New York, the prevailing wage and fringe benefit rate must be paid on all public work hours. Contractors may satisfy the fringe benefit portion of the prevailing wage by either paying the prevailing benefit rate as additional cash wages, or by providing bona fide benefits that at least equal the rate.
Jan 3, 2019
Competition for good workers has never been higher. What better way to secure your workforce during a work slowdown or seasonal shut down than to provide them with cash benefits so that they can enjoy their time-off rather than look for work elsewhere.
Dec 10, 2018
As many contractors are wrapping up their work before the bad weather sets in, the time is coming to plan for next year.