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California Public Works Contractors Must Renew Registration by June 30

June 27, 2019|

Remember that public works contractors registration expire each year on June 30. Contractors can now renew current registrations for one, two, or three fiscal years. 

California […]

California Subcontractor Cited for Failure to Pay 62 Construction Workers

June 12, 2019|

Earlier this month, Universal Structural Building Corp. of Chatsworth, California, was cited for $597,933 in unpaid wages and penalties after 62 […]

Join the Public Hearing for Proposed Public Works Contractor Registration Regulations

February 27, 2019|

Mark you calendars for April 2, 2019. There will be a public hearing for proposed regulations to clarify public works contractor registration requirements and provide […]

California Governor Gavin Newsom Takes On Health Care Costs

February 4, 2019|

Earlier this year California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a series of executive actions and budget proposals in an effort to help lower prescription drug and health costs […]

California Contractors Reminded to Renew Registration by June 30

June 15, 2018|

In case you missed it, there’s an important deadline coming up for public works contractors. Contractors registered with the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) need to renew their […]

2. If an employer-provided insurance does not include dependent or spouse coverage (not offered), can my spouse and dependents(s) qualify for coverage in the individual Exchange?

May 29, 2018|

Under the new insurance rules that take effect in 2014, employees and their family members who do not have coverage through an employer will be able to buy insurance […]

Public Works Contractor Registration Fee Increase Effective July 1, 2017

July 11, 2017|

Department of Industrial Relations – Newsline Release 6-28-17

Public Works Contractor Registration Fee Increased, Small Project Exemption Effective July 1, 2017

Registration Fee Increase

On June 28, 2017, the

Update on the Back & Forth of California AB 219

May 5, 2017|

Governor Brown signed into law October 10, 2015, AB 219 which expanded the California Public Works Labor Code to include hauling and delivery of ready-mix […]

DAS 140 & DAS 142 Filings – What Contractors Need To Know

March 27, 2017|

There are three types of contractors in considering DAS 140 & DAS 142 filings:

1. Union signatory contractors
2. Merit shop contractors who are signatory to a

California Skilled and Trained Workforce Legislation

March 3, 2017|

There were five pieces of legislation that went into effect in 2016 which resulted in Senate Bill SB 693 being passed and signed into law, […]