Employment Issues


New 2012 Prevailing Wage Requirements for Contractors

Date: February 23rd, 2012 by Kyle D. Kring No Comments

Contractors working on public works construction projects in California will find that they are subject to new regulations of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement’s (DSLE) Compliance Monitoring Unit or “CMU”. The CMU is a new component within the Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DSLE) created to monitor and enforce prevailing wage requirements on public works … Read More


Veterans Day

Date: November 10th, 2011 by Kring Chung No Comments

Don’t forget, November 11th, Veterans Day, is a prevailing wage holiday for the basic crafts (Carpenters, Laborers, Operators, Cement Masons, etc.) in all 12 counties of Southern California, including San Diego. Certain specialty crafts may or may not include November 11th as a holiday. We suggest checking the Dept. of Industrial Relations website if you have a question.


Cal/OSHA Targeting Construction Industry in Heat Sweeps

Date: July 11th, 2011 by Pam Gruebnau No Comments

SCCA Magazine, July-August 2011

The Regulations changed in 2010. If you haven’t adjusted your procedures for dealing with hot weather, do it now.

As temperatures climb across Southern California, the Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is stepping up enforcement of heat illness regulations at jobsites, paying particular attention to the construction industry.

“While we … Read More