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AGC-Willis Towers Watson 2019 Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) Releases Annual Safety Best Practices.
The Construction industry is fortunate to have numerous stakeholders committed to safety ranging from Craft Unions and groups such as CPWR to Industry Associations
United States
24 Sep 2019
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It's Crucial To Correctly Classify Workers In Construction
Independent contractors are often utilized in the construction industry due to short-term needs and the many trades associated with construction projects.
United States
6 Sep 2019
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Preventing Workplace Violence In The Construction Industry
The number of violent events, some involving disgruntled employees, demonstrates that violence in the workplace is an increasingly problematic issue that employers must learn to effectively minimize and work to prevent.
United States
15 Mar 2019
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Service Animals, Assistance Animals, Comfort Animals—And The Occasional Miniature Horse
Given the menagerie of terms, it is easy to see why some business owners are quite confused about what to do when they are asked to permit an animal in their places of business.
United States
6 Feb 2019
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Employers Beware: Indiana Supreme Court Expands The Scope Of The "Duty Of Care" Owed To A Subcontractor's Employees
In June 2012, TCI entered into an agreement with Gander Mountain to serve as the general contractor for a construction project.
United States
11 May 2017
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Classifying Employees As Independent Contractors
Jim Holland's article "Classifying Employees as Independent Contractors" was featured in Midwest Contractor on January 29, 2016.
United States
3 Feb 2016
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Beware Of The One-Two Punch Expected In The Fair Housing Law Arena
The combination of a recent unfavorable Supreme Court decision along with dramatically increased federal funding for fair housing enforcement could spell bad news.
United States
13 Aug 2015
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Housing Discrimination Claims Given Boost By Supreme Court
Today, by a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) encompasses claims of disparate-impact discrimination.
United States
1 Jul 2015
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Managing Construction Safety Goes Beyond Adhering To OSHA Standards And Reducing Injury And Illness Rates
Howard Mavity's article "Managing Construction Safety Goes Beyond Adhering to OSHA Standards and Reducing Injury and Illness Rates" was featured in May 2015 issue of Construction Business Owner.
United States
4 Jun 2015
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Safety Is More Than Compliance
As the National Labor Relations Aboard (NLRB's) radical December 2014 steps have shown, and to loosely quote William Shakespeare, "the Obama administration will not go quietly into the night."
United States
11 May 2015
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Look Out Below
The U.S. Labor Department (DOL) often sets its sights up the food chain, focusing enforcement efforts on general contractors (GCs) for the wage violations of their subcontractors.
United States
5 Mar 2015
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Creating A Construction Workplace Where Women Can Succeed
Ed Foulke’s article "Creating a Construction Workplace Where Women Can Succeed," was featured in Risk Management Magazine on October 15, 2014.
United States
22 Oct 2014
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Job Safety And Risk Factors In Construction
Managing construction safety risks requires more than recognizing the most frequently cited OSHA standards.
United States
16 Jun 2014
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Construction Contractors Subject To New OFCCP Rules
Because of a recent court decision, federal construction contractors must comply with several new regulations that many consider burdensome.
United States
7 Apr 2014
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Avoiding Discrimination Claims In Construction
Should construction employers worry less about employee discrimination claims than employers in other industries?
United States
3 Apr 2014
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"Fissured Industry" Homebuilders Feel FLSA Heat
News that some of the nation's preeminent homebuilders have received information demands from the U.S. Labor Department under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act has drawn a variety of unhappy reactions.
United States
19 Sep 2011
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The Latest Litigation Rage: Public Accessibility Lawsuits Against Retail Establishments
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires retail stores and other public accommodations to accommodate disabled patrons, guests, and members of the public, to the greatest extent possible.
United States
9 Sep 2008
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