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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.

Just as legislative action appears to be grinding to a halt in Washington amid an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, business leaders and others gathered in Southeast...
As you are in the Fall rush to complete jobs in your pipeline, here is a “heads up” on a new issue for you to consider for your 2020 forward planning.
After it was passed by the legislature, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf must decide whether to veto or sign a bill into law that would expand the requirements for the E-Verify system...
The startling details of this case may motivate lawmakers to crack down on illegal worker misclassification and human trafficking.  We will continue to report on cities and...
Later this year, Democrats in the US House of Representatives plan to restart their push to penalize companies that compensate their workers as independent contractors when, by...
“When employers who misclassify workers evade taxes, the District [of Columbia] loses out on funding for critical social safety net programs.  If these companies are engaged...
The TX Facilities Commission has released a video featuring the partnership between their HUB program and the TX Department of Insurance now offering OSHA-30 training to...
After efforts failed at the Texas Legislature this year to cancel out government-mandated paid sick leave ordinances in cities around the state, business groups are pressing ahead...
Industry organizations have been advocating for some period for additional Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs that would better serve the industry and would provide for...