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Nov
20
2018
ASAP

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).

Nov
13
2018
Insight

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.

Oct
5
2018
ASAP

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.

Aug
14
2018
ASAP

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.

Aug
6
2018
ASAP

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.

Jul
31
2018
ASAP

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.

Jun
25
2018
ASAP

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.

Jun
5
2018
Podcast

Building Better Workers: How Apprenticeship Programs Can Benefit the Construction Industry

Apprenticeship programs are one way to attract workers to the industry and help them develop the skills necessary to succeed in the long-term.

Apr
19
2018
Insight

OFCCP Clarifies Methodology for Contractor Audit Selection

On April 18, 2018, in another step signaling increased transparency for federal contractors, OFCCP issued a release describing its methodology for selecting and scheduling federal contractors for audit in 2018.

Apr
2
2018
ASAP

OFCCP Lowers Hiring Benchmark for Veteran Affirmative Action Plans

On March 30, 2018, the OFCCP announced that it was lowering the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark to 6.4 percent from 6.7 percent.

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