This course covers the fundamentals of prevailing wage and all that goes into it. Topics covered include: maintaining paperwork necessary for an audit, including weekly certified payroll reports; paying the correct rates; defining laborers’ work; calculating shift differentials and overtime; understanding the difference between federal and state prevailing wage laws; taking proper credit for fringe benefits; vicarious liability for general contractors, and coverage issues, including materialmen and custom fabrication.
Learn how hour banking works and whether it is a fit for your company if you have a workforce whose hours fluctuate.
Gain understanding of the unique benefit options available to contractors who do prevailing wage work.
If you have less than 50 employees realize the impact of converting to age based “ACA Rating” and how to adjust how premium allocations towards fringe rate are handled.
Discover how new federal rules allow for contractor to switch to a defined contribution health plan and determine if this could be a good fit for your company.
Leverage your retirement plan contributions from the fringe rate to provide enhanced benefits to owners and key employees.
PRESENTERS: Doug Moore, RHU, Seubert & Associates
Doug started in the employee benefits industry in 1994. He has been with Seubert & Associates since 1998. He is one of the agency’s Principals. Doug is responsible for developing relationships with new clients, providing executive leadership on account management activities for existing clients, and guidance of various strategic agency initiatives. Doug is a recognized expert in the design and administration of fringe benefit programs for contractors. He has implemented and managed programs for dozens of contractors in Western Pennsylvania. He has particular niche expertise with prevailing wage fringe benefit rules and requirements.
Marc Furman, Partner, Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC
Marc has limited his practice to representing only employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He works closely with his clients, both union and non-union, to implement the strategies and policies necessary to achieve business goals and to create strong companies and workforces. Marc has extensive experience with traditional labor law matters. He guides employers through the union election process and has successfully handled hundreds of matters before the National Labor Relations Board, including representation and decertification election petitions and Unfair Labor Practice charge proceedings. Marc regularly negotiates collective bargaining agreements and handles union grievances, labor arbitrations, and contract administration matters. He also helps clients navigate union organizing activity and work stoppages.