While many businesses have progressed into the world of technological advancement, the construction industry is still lagging a little behind. Perhaps it is simply because of the nature of the business that has been slow to adopt automation as part of their practices. We can still see that most construction tasks are being done the same way that they were decades ago. Aside from pouring cement or building a ceiling, construction time sheets are undeniably among the most old-fashioned items in the construction industry.
How to get ready for DCAA Compliance
Federal government contracts can be a profitable and stable source of income for your business. Due to competitive bidding rules, most domestic businesses have a chance at winning a contract as long as they make the best bid and prove they can follow through on it. The following are tips to get your company ready for DCAA compliance.
How to avoid FLSA Lawsuit
FLSA is a federal law that defines not only the 40-hour workweek but also establishes the overtime wage requirements, minimum wage, and child labor standards. Hour and wage laws are complex and compliance is often an issue. Although a company may have policies and systems in place, a supervisor or a manager can put the organization at risk for unpaid wages, if they are not familiar with the requirements of the FLSA. There can be vagueness as to what time is compensable. For instance, does an employee need to be paid for traveling to work? When does a workday start and end? Determining when a worker is “off the clock”; is not as easy-peasy as many employers may think. The use of common sense and doing what “seems right” most times leads to the hour and wage violations. Here are some of the ways which you can avoid FLSA lawsuit.
What is FLSA and why is FLSA Lawsuit on the Rise?
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is an employee-friendly law that provides employees protection in many areas, including minimum wage guarantees, overtime compensation provisions, and child labor laws.
FLSA Record-keeping Commandments (Reference Article)
Every covered employer should keep certain records for each non-exempt employee. The Act requires
no particular form for the records. All it requires is that the records include certain identifying
information about the worker, data about the wages worked, and the hours earned. The law requires
this data to be accurate. Failure to, can result in an FLSA lawsuit.