*California Contractors- DIR Registration due before July 1
For companies performing prevailing wage work in California, you must be registered as a Public Works Contractor with the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and pay an annual fee of $300.00. Registration is now open on the DIR's website and is due not later than
July 1, 2017
Here is the link.
Remember, your company must be registered at the time of bid (or face an additional penalty amount of $2,000).
Contractor registration applies to any entity who performs work which must pay prevailing wages, this includes: contractors, subcontractors, temporary staffing services, trucking companies, surveyors, inspectors, material testing, owner/operators, sole proprietors. Even if a contractor subcontracts out all work, the contractor must still be registered.