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3 Legal Risks Construction Companies Take Each Pay Period

Messer Construction is a regional general contractor and commercial construction manager in several Midwest and Mid-Southern states. As a government construction contractor, Messer was constantly tied to three requirements that dragged down its productivity and put the business in legal and financial risk. Each pay period put them in a situation that could result in fines, legal fees, and employee …

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You Don’t Need to Fill Out Certified Payroll Reports Anymore

For construction companies, contracting on government projects provides a stable job with guaranteed money. But there’s a cost, too. Government-funded projects with a contract value over $2000 require contractors to submit certified payroll reports. These reports are designed to show that you’re paying your employees the appropriate prevailing wage and fringe rates for their specific job. It’s a well-intentioned measure …

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[Video] 3 Construction Payroll Problems Your Prospects Haven’t Solved

Construction contractors offer terrific opportunities for HCM sales reps, because they face unique time-and-attendance problems that most companies in the industry haven’t solved—but desperately need to. Every time they issue a paycheck, they’re taking certain risks that could result in government audits, fines, employee disputes, or public lawsuits. Fortunately, we can give you insight into their pains that gives you …

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Put Complex Union Pay Rules Behind You for Good

Union-based construction and manufacturing companies don’t have it easy when it comes to writing paychecks. Union rules have a major impact how timekeeping and payroll are processed. Complex calculations need to be applied to each employee, making it particularly challenging to manage time and payroll records accurately. As regulations place an increasing emphasis on complying with union contracts and bargaining …

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Major Considerations for Choosing the Right HCM System

Planning to implement a new human capital management system into your business? An HCM system is a major investment, and it has implications for several departments in your organization. The right purchase will boost your efficiency and cut costs while helping to guarantee that you stay in compliance with the latest regulations. But a successful purchase depends on considering all …

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Your 4-Step Guide to Closing More HCM Sales

HCM sales reps are entering the traditional “selling season” to get companies signed up for January 2017 start dates. With the pending FLSA changes, now more than ever you need to demonstrate to an organization how your offering will help it improve operations and become compliant with constantly changing legislation. Here are proven ways to leverage IDI to differentiate your …

Why Construction Contractors Are Fed Up with Payroll

If you’re selling a payroll solution to government contract construction companies, you’ve got some frustrated clients—and one terrific opportunity. Government construction contractors have a unique payroll problem that virtually no other industry has to deal with: prevailing wages. In essence, prevailing wage is a federal requirement for government contractors that’s designed to guarantee that construction workers receive the going rate …

Legal Risks Government Construction Contractors Take with Payroll

Messer Construction is a regional general contractor and commercial construction manager that provides leadership for complex building projects in Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and Kentucky. Messer’s staff includes a wide range of labor types, such as foreman, laborer, paver and others. As a government construction contractor, Messer was constantly tied to three requirements that dragged down its productivity and put the …

[Video] 3 Big Payroll Pains Your Construction Prospects Haven’t Fixed

[Video] 3 Big Payroll Pains Your Construction Prospects Haven’t Fixed

Last month we showed you how you can find a sure-fire sales angle to grab the attention of your time-and-attendance prospects in the professional services industry. But professional services companies aren’t the only industry with terrific opportunities for HCM sales reps. Construction companies face unique time-and-attendance problems that few of your prospects have solved. Every time they issue a paycheck, …