On June 5, 2023, the OFCCP published its FY 2023 Construction Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL). The CSAL includes 250 employers that OFCCP has identified as federal or federally assisted construction contractors.
On March 29, 2023, the province published Regulation 61/23 amending Regulation 213/91: Construction Projects under the Occupational Health & Safety Act (Regulation). The amendments will come into force on July 1, 2023.
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has announced what it calls a “comprehensive enforcement strategy” to target employers in specific industries—namely, commercial laundromats and multi-unit residential construction.
In order to qualify for the new Inflation Reduction Act tax credit, taxpayer owners/developers and their construction contractors and subcontractors are required to comply with the federal prevailing wage provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act.
On March 18, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register, calling for the most sweeping revisions to the rules governing Davis-Bacon Act enforcement since the Reagan administration’s 1982 reforms.
On January 18, 2022, New Jersey’s Public Works Contractor Registration Act was amended to give the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development authority to audit federally regulated apprenticeship programs.
Last month, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation, S.2766C/A.3350A, that automatically makes general contractors jointly and severally liable for wages, benefits, or wage supplements owed by subcontractors to construction workers.