SBCA Members: Join us for the PWCA CRUSH IT™

Prevailing Wage Seminars July 21 & 22, 2021!

Seminar Itinerary


OWNERS, ESTIMATORS and/or SALESMEN (8:30 am – 12:00 pm)

  • How the DIR Defines and Enforces Public Works Compliance?
  • How Estimators Can Assist With Penalty Prevention
  • Why The DIR Investigates Bidding Processes
  • How Salesmen Can Help Avoid DIR Investigations
  • Reviewing Documents For DIR-Compliance Purposes
  • When Selling, Consider Strict Dir-Apprenticeship Requirements
  • When Selling, Consider Co-Workers Downstream
  • Why A DIR Investigation Would Go Through the Estimation
  • Why Communicating Is Essential to Penalty Prevention
  • When Bidding or Selling, Consider Wage-Rate Increases
  • Roles and Responsibilities To Your Payroll Department
  • The Four-Part Puzzle to The Labor Law
  • What Must Estimators Do to Comply with the Law?
  • The Certified Payroll’s 5-PART Puzzle
  • Getting All the Prevailing Wage Pieces to Come Together
  • Penalty-Prevention Pointers for Sales and Estimators

 OWNERS and PROJECT MANAGERS (1:00 pm – 4:30 pm)

  • Audio Recording of a Client Receiving A DIR Investigation
  • How PM’s Are Often the Problem That Leads to Penalties
  • How Wage Theft Can Lead To A 1-year Debarment
  • Public Works Violations Can Suspend Contractors’ Licenses
  • Understanding the Skilled and Trained Workforce Works
  • CAC-Mandated Documents Regarding Apprentices
  • Understanding DIR Wage Determination Symbols
  • Schedule of Penalties for Failure to File DAS 140 & 142’s
  • The 10 “Thou Shalt Nots” Regarding Apprentices


HR / ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF (8:30 am – 4:30 pm)

  • Review the six certified payroll puzzle packets
  • Open Discussion on Compliance Challenges
  • Eight Strategic Communication Tactics with the DIR
  • Labor Code: What is Public Works and What is Not
  • Ten Common Ways HR Miscalculates Certified Payroll
  • How to Be Compliant With the Apprentice 5-to-1 Ratio
  • What To Do When the GC Fails to Give A DIR Number
  • Labor Code 1776(c) Regarding Form A-1-131
  • How to Navigate a Public Works Contract for Compliance
  • California vs. Federal Prevailing Wage Mandates
  • Skilled and Trained Workforce Procedures, Step-by-Step
  • The Four-Part Puzzle to the Labor Law HR Needs To Know
  • The Certified Payroll’s 5-PART Puzzle
  • Getting All the Prevailing Wage Pieces to Come Together
  • Warnings About General Contractors and Awarding Bodies?
  • Wage Determination,– 6 Stage
  • Navigate the DIR’s Website