Labor Compliance


HGA takes the burden of federal labor compliance regulations off our clients’ shoulders. The Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) requires contractors performing on most federally-funded contracts to pay the local prevailing wages to their employees. Adherence to labor standards laws and regulations is required for most projects funded by CDBG-DR. HGA helps government agencies, developers, and general contractors with these laws and regulations through our labor compliance services. Over the past 10 years we have achieved the following:

  • Reviewed more than 250,000 payrolls.
  • Provided payroll review services on 550 infrastructure and housing projects.
  • Served school boards, developers, state/local agencies, developers, and general contractors.

We offer two different approaches:

  • 100% Payroll Review. Under this approach, the responsible party reviews all payrolls (100%) for DBRA compliance. To back this up, they also interview a minimum percentage of employees directly, to ensure that they are actually being paid the amounts reflected in the payrolls, and the associated fringe benefits. Reviewing full payrolls up-front will minimize any findings in case of audit.
  • Alternative Hybrid Approach. Under this approach, a predetermined percentage of the payrolls is reviewed, instead of 100%. This approach can be tailored to a high degree to match the circumstances of the work.

HGA can help customers at all levels of government to select and implement the right approach for their projects.

How can we help you? Learn more about the industries we serve as well as our other disaster recovery services, or contact us for more information.

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