Category Archives: SCA

Employers Urged To Continue ACA Compliance Efforts

By | ACA, Affordable Care Act, Compliance, Government Contractors, Obamacare, PPACA, SCA, SCA Compliance, Service Contract Act | No Comments
January came and went, as did the January 27 budget resolution deadline for a report on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reconciliation. Highlighted by the missed target date is the need for employers to continue compliance efforts until Congressional leadership can materialize legislation. Congressional Republicans emerged late last month from a ... Read More

Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Rises to $10.20

By | David-Bacon Act, Davis-Bacon, Government Contact, Government Contractors, SCA, Service Contract Act | No Comments
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that effective January 1, 2017, the minimum wage to be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with Federal contracts covered by Executive Order 13658 will be increased to $10.20 per hour. The increase means that wage determinations under the Service Contract Act and Davis Bacon Act will now ... Read More

The DOL Provides Guidance on How to Coordinate Fringe Benefit Requirements with the Affordable Care Act

By | ACA, Affordable Care Act, David-Bacon Act, Davis-Bacon, Government Contact, Government Contractors, SCA, Service Contract Act | No Comments
Please feel free to share your thoughts and/or questions in the comments section of this blog below. Last week the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an All Agency Memorandum 220 (AAM), providing long-awaited guidance to governmental agencies on how the Affordable Care Act’s provisions regarding employer shared responsibility interact ... Read More

The Advantages of Pooling SCA and Non-SCA Benefit Claims ‎Should Not Be Overlooked by Federal Contractors

By | ACA, Affordable Care Act, Benefits Administration, Government Contractors, H&W, Hour & Wage, SCA, Service Contract Act | No Comments
There is a common misconception, often repeated by so called "experts" in our field, that is preventing many federal contractors from maximizing cost effectiveness in the allocation of H&W dollars on SCA contracts. A recent article written by nationally recognized attorney, author and speaker Walter W. Miller explains how contractors ... Read More