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Government Actions

When the private sector does not address a major issue, the public sector will often step into the vacuum and do it. The construction industry has been slow to embrace the principles of social responsibility and sustainable value, focusing instead on whatever it takes to be lowest bidder. As a consequence of this, government is adopting policies that reshape the rules for the industry.

The phrase “mandatory vaccination” has become a very popular term in this season, but who does it actually apply to in the construction industry and how will it be implemented?
Associated Builders and Contractors released the following statement on the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Associated Builders and Contractors call attention to a new report that highlights the negative economic impact of controversial government-mandated project labor agreements...
The deadline for calendar year entities is imminent. As you begin reporting under these new standards, there are a few things you need to remember.
Associated Builders and Contractors released the following statement on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act which passed the U.S. Senate Tuesday by a vote of 69 ...
In June 2020, the IRS issued proposed regulations addressing the TCJA’s changes to Section 1031, the tax code section that allows taxpayers to defer capital gains for like-kind...
To help Americans struggling with job loss, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) will subsidize the costs of COBRA insurance premiums beginning this April. Employers in all...
While we wait for more details to emerge, ABC remains concerned with the two-pronged approach emerging from Democrats in Congress and the Biden administration, which would seek to...
In January, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule that detailed how a business was to determine a worker’s employment status under the Fair Labor Standards Act...