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Posts Tagged ‘Service Contract Act’

SCA: Overcome the Challenges + Breathe Compliance

April 24, 2018

The Service Contract Labor Standards, formerly known as The Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA), sets minimum wage and fringe benefit standards for workers covered by the act. SCA outlines various operational requirements and elements that make compliance seemingly unattainable. Aronson and Helios HR are teaming up to educate,...

What You Need to Know About Joint Employment: a DOL Interpretation Review

March 8, 2016

On January 20, 2016 the Department of Labor (DOL) issued Administrator’s Interpretation No. 2016 -1 on the subject of Joint Employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA).  If you a) have never heard of the concept of joint employment...

How to Avoid Costly Service Contract Act Violations

February 22, 2016

What to Expect During a Service Contract Act Audit Most often when a federal contracting company is audited for a Service Contract Act (SCA) violation it is because an employee complains. Recently, however, the DOL has been initiating SCA compliance audits on their own. The DOL has sole responsibility for enforcing...

Review: Classifying Workers under the Service Contract Act

October 13, 2014

As I previously wrote in another blog article, Common Problems with the Service Contract Act (SCA) Requirements, the requirements under the SCA are difficult to navigate.  I have recently received questions on and worked with multiple clients on helping them classify their SCA workers; so here I wanted to go...

Common Problems with the Service Contract Act (SCA) Requirements

August 6, 2014

There are thousands of government contractors who hold service contract act contracts, yet so many of them are confused about the requirements. It’s understandable; the requirement guidelines are complicated and difficult to navigate.  As an HR Consultant, I often interpret the guidelines for many of our federal contracting clients...

FAQ’s on the Service Contract Act

April 16, 2013

On January 18, 2013, Executive Order (EO) 13495, Non Displacement of Qualified Workers under Service Contracts went into effect. If you aren't familiar, this requires federal service contract workers the right of first refusal for employment with the successor contractor, who would otherwise lose their jobs as a result...