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No more data headaches. Lumber Time Tracking integrates seamlessly with over 20 payroll applications, saving you time and frustration.

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Keep everyone on the same page. Submit timesheets in Spanish or other languages for a more inclusive work environment.

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See exactly what's happening on-site. Track your team's location with Geo-fencing, monitor safety incidents, and even chat with your crew directly through the app.

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Boost morale and productivity with Lumber Time Tracking's engaging features. Friendly competition keeps everyone motivated and focused on achieving goals.

Why Construction Owners Love Lumber Time Tracking?

Prodigal utilizes Lumber’s workforce management’s time tracking application to not only track employees time but also to do job costing. With Lumber’s geo fencing technology, it allows me as an owner to know where my employees are clocking in and clocking out. This ultimately has helped our bottom line, which makes me a happy owner and proud partner with Lumber.
Cle Gray
CEO, Prodigal Business Systems

Learn more about Time Tracking Compliance

What are time tracking mandatory rules in the construction industry?

Time tracking mandatory rules in the construction industry require companies to record accurately and report hours worked by employees on construction projects to ensure compliance with labor laws and regulations.

Why are time tracking mandatory rules important for construction companies?

Time tracking rules are important for ensuring fair compensation for workers, accurately billing clients for labor costs, and complying with legal requirements regarding overtime, minimum wage, and prevailing wage rates.

Which laws or regulations mandate time tracking in the construction industry?

Time tracking in the construction industry is mandated by various federal and state labor laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Davis-Bacon Act, as well as state-specific labor regulations.

What are the requirements for time tracking in the construction industry under federal law?

Under federal law, construction companies must maintain accurate records of employees' hours worked, including regular hours, overtime, breaks, and any other compensable time, in accordance with the FLSA.

Are there state-specific time tracking regulations that construction companies need to follow?

Yes, many states have their own labor laws and regulations governing time tracking requirements for construction companies, which may include additional record-keeping obligations or specific reporting procedures.

What information should be included in employee time records for compliance with time tracking rules?

Employee time records should include:

  • The date.
  • Start and end times for each workday.
  • Total hours worked.
  • Any breaks taken.
  • Details of any overtime hours worked.
  • The employee's name and job classification.

Do time tracking rules apply to all workers in the construction industry, including subcontractors and temporary workers?

Yes, time tracking rules generally apply to all workers engaged in construction activities, including employees, subcontractors, temporary workers, and independent contractors, depending on the nature of their work and employment relationship.

Are there penalties for non-compliance with time tracking rules in the construction industry?

Yes, construction companies that fail to comply with time tracking rules may face penalties, including fines, back wages owed to employees, liquidated damages, and potential legal action by employees or government agencies.

What are the best practices for implementing time tracking systems in construction companies?

Best practices for implementing time tracking systems include:

  • Using digital timekeeping software.
  • Providing training to employees on time tracking procedures.
  • Regularly auditing time records for accuracy.
  • Maintaining detailed records for future reference.

How often should time records be submitted or reported to ensure compliance with time tracking rules?

Time records should be submitted or reported regularly, such as weekly or bi-weekly, to ensure timely and accurate wage payment and compliance with legal requirements regarding record-keeping and reporting.

Can digital time tracking systems be used to comply with time tracking rules in the construction industry?

Yes, digital time tracking systems are commonly used in the construction industry to streamline the timekeeping process, improve accuracy, and ensure compliance with time tracking rules under federal and state law.

Are there specific requirements for overtime tracking and reporting in the construction industry?

Yes, construction companies are required to accurately track and report overtime hours worked by employees, pay overtime premiums as required by law, and maintain records of overtime payments for compliance purposes.

Do time tracking rules apply differently to different types of construction projects (e.g., residential vs. commercial)?

Time tracking rules generally apply equally to all types of construction projects, regardless of size or scope, although certain prevailing wage requirements may vary depending on the kind of project and funding source.

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