The InSight Minute: Wage Theft

We can all agree that “an honest day’s work deserves an honest day’s pay.”  Unfortunately, millions of workers across the country are victims of wage theft and don’t receive the full benefits of their work.  Moreover, general contractor’s who may be completely unaware that wage theft...

The InSight Minute: Labor Day Reflections

As we continue to navigate the effects of the COVID pandemic, businesses have confronted the challenges and opportunities left in the pandemic’s wake.  For example, the Great Resignation has created an opportunity for employees and employers to re-think, re-train, and refine what an...

Top 8 Questions to Ask When You Are Researching DE&I Tracking and Labor Compliance Software

What you should know when searching for DE&I Tracking and Labor Compliance Software.

Amplifying Construction DEI Strategies Using Technology

Power Construction’s implementation of SkillSmart’s InSight technology on more than two dozen projects has allowed them to track workforce and business data and provides a clear view of how and where Power is able to make the biggest impact in the community. Power...

Top 8 Questions to Ask When You Are Looking for Certified Payroll Reporting Software

What firms and general contractor’s should know before purchasing certified payroll reporting software for your business.

SkillSmart and Dragados USA – OHL USA to Partner on Maryland’s Purple Line Project

SkillSmart was selected by the new design-build consortium for Maryland’s Purple Line project. This project will require thousands of workers across 100+ subcontractors and their tiers. As part of the project, all companies must comply and demonstrate compliance with the established...

7 Things to Know About IIJA

Our team took the opportunity to highlight nearly all of the areas that the construction industry either should be focused on or are already getting a head-start on elevating these areas within their organizations and how SkillSmart’s technology platform, InSight, can help your firm...

WH 347’s What Data is Needed and How SkillSmart Can Help You Collect It

Correctly Submitted WH 347’s – What Data is Needed? And Here’s How SkillSmart Can Help Your Firm Collect It. Incorrectly reporting certified payroll leads to serious consequences from the IRS. But many companies completing a WH347 form are misidentifying staff without even knowing it....

The $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill – What the Construction Industry Needs to Know

The $1.2T infrastructure bill marks one of the most significant investments in the country’s infrastructure since Congress responded to the Great Recession. The bill, signed into law on Monday, November 15, will send billions of dollars to states and local jurisdictions, over the next...

Inaugural #ConstructionInclusionWeek Educates Construction Industry on how to Enhance and Improve Inclusion Efforts

The inaugural Construction Inclusion Week was held October 18-21, 2021. Organized by Time for Change, a construction industry collaboration dedicated to identifying ways to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the construction industry, Construction Inclusion Week...

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New York Likely To Make Changes to Contractor Liability: How to Keep Your Team in Compliance

The state of New York is on the cusp of being the sixth state, joining California, Nevada, Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia, to put a wage theft law into effect exposing General Contractors and subcontractors to significantly greater lability than before. The General Contractor...

SkillSmart Announces Integration with Autodesk Construction Cloud

Beginning today, SkillSmart’s Insight construction compliance tracking and reporting platform will integrate BIM 360®, a construction management software part of Autodesk Construction Cloud™. This seamless integration enables joint customers to stay informed about on-site construction...