What's new for Labor Compliance?
Thank you for attending the training opportunities!
Training workshops were held from January through April for Contract Administration Prevailing Wage, Prevailing Wage Compliance and also Civil RIghts Labor Management System. Thank you to those who attended.
There are no upcoming training workshops scheduled yet.
iPhone application available to help workers track regular hours, breaks and overtime
The U.S. Labor Department has developed an iPhone application called DOL-Timesheet to help workers/employees independently track the hours they work and determine the wages they are owed. The app is available in English and Spanish.
Contractors, trucking companies and other vendors need SWIFT IDs
Minnesota requires all vendors working on a MnDOT project to register and obtain a SWIFT Vendor ID.
MnDOT vendor number required for trucking companies
With the advent of WT CRLMS (WebTrnsport Civil Rights Labor Management System) and SWIFT (Statewide Integrated Financial Tools), trucking companies are now required to obtain a MnDOT vendor number, which can be accomplished by completing the Trucking Company/Vendor Form (Word, 47 KB) and submitting it along with all required documentation to:
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Labor Compliance Unit
395 John Ireland Blvd, Mail Stop 650
St. Paul, MN 55155-1899
MnDOT contractors are encouraged to ask trucking companies working on MnDOT jobs to obtain a vendor number as soon as possible to avoid last minute rush.
What is the purpose of Labor Compliance?
To provide investigative and enforcement assistance, along with contract administration guidance and resources to state, local government, consulting firm and contractor personnel so that construction contracts are administered in accordance with the state and federal prevailing wage laws. In addition, Labor Compliance provides support services to a variety of other individuals and organizations.
What services does Labor Compliance provide?
- Employee wage complaint processing and tracking
- Prevailing wage case investigations
- Project reviews
- Payroll and fringe benefit audits
- Determinations (trucking and labor classifications)
- Statutory interpretations and opinions
- Annual contractor training
- Biennial contracting authority training
- Contract labor provisions
- Dispute resolution processes
- Training manuals
- Check processing and distribution
Labor Compliance provides a confidential opportunity for a worker to file a complaint regarding the non-payment of prevailing wage for work performed under a contract that is funded in whole or in part with state or federal funds.