Governor Brown Signs Bill Requiring Contractors to Pay Apprentices for Pre-Employment Processes

Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law AB 1926, which amends Labor Code section 1777.5 to require contractors who request the dispatch of an apprentice to work on a public works project and require the apprentice to “fill out an application or undergo testing, training, an examination, or other preemployment process as a condition of … More Governor Brown Signs Bill Requiring Contractors to Pay Apprentices for Pre-Employment Processes

California DLSE Updates Public Works Manual

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the state agency responsible for administering and enforcing California’s prevailing wage law, recently issued an updated version of its Public Works Manual [http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/PWManualCombined.pdf].  The most significant revisions include new sections which discuss contractors’ obligations to electronically submit certified payroll reports and DLSE’s enforcement of apprentice violations.  Other revisions address … More California DLSE Updates Public Works Manual