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January 10, 2019

OSHA Finalizes Rule on Crane Operator Qualification and Certification

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has finalized its long-awaited approach to crane operator qualification and certification.

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January 7, 2019

Bill Would Impose Significant Apprenticeship Requirements on New Jersey Contractors

On December 17, 2018, the New Jersey Legislature paved the way for a game-changing prerequisite for N.J. public works contractors.

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December 11, 2018

New York Agency Renews Effort to Promulgate State-Wide Predictable Scheduling

On December 7, 2018, the New York Department of Labor (NYDOL) proposed a new set of “predictable scheduling” regulations in an effort to discourage on-call shifts and require employers to pay employees for cancelled shifts.

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November 20, 2018

California Allows Employees in the Construction Industry to Waive PAGA Remedies Pursuant to Qualifying CBAs

Among the approximately 1,000 bills signed by California Governor Brown last month was Assembly Bill 1654, which allows a class of employees to waive the remedies created by the Private Attorney General Act of 2004 (PAGA).

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November 13, 2018

Employers are Preparing Now to Tackle 2019's Newest Labor and Employment Laws

As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond.

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October 5, 2018

OSHA Announces Renewed Focus on Trenching and Excavation Work

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced an update to its National Emphasis Program on preventing trenching and excavation collapses.

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August 14, 2018

OFCCP Focused Reviews Coming in FY 2019

The OFCCP has issued a new directive announcing a plan to implement focused reviews of contractors’ compliance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503, and VEVRAA.

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August 6, 2018

OFCCP Acting Director Promises Clear Guidance and Consistency While Laying out a Program of Carrots and Sticks

In his first two speeches after taking over as Acting Director of the OFCCP, Craig Leen emphasized a commitment to the rule of law and promised to provide contractors with clear guidance and transparent enforcement processes.

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July 31, 2018

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Executive Order Increasing Minimum Wage for Construction Workers in Government-Funded Construction Projects

On July 30, 2018, the governor of Puerto Rico signed Executive Order No. 2018-033, increasing the minimum wage for construction workers and requiring the use of project labor agreements in government-funded construction projects.

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June 25, 2018

Mid-Year Michigan Legislative Update

The Michigan Legislature has been busy during the first six months of 2018, addressing several issues that will impact employers across the state.

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