Certified payroll is a confusing topic, especially for construction companies new to doing prevailing wage work. Not only are there federal rules in place, there are also many areas with state and municipal prevailing wage laws as well. This adds to the complication inherent in taking on government contracts.

To help companies understand what certified payroll and prevailing wages are, we created a helpful video. This is a brief overview that will quickly answer some of the most common questions people have about these topics. Additionally, you can visit our certified payroll page to get a deeper understanding of what it takes to do certified payroll for your construction company.

Watch our Certified Payroll and Prevailing Wage video

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Department of Labor Certified Payroll instructions for filling out a WH-347

The material presented here is educational in nature and is not intended to be, nor should be relied upon, as legal or financial advice. Please consult with an attorney or financial professional for advice.