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December 14, 2022

New Jersey DOL Launches Strategic Enforcement Initiative Targeting Residential Construction & Commercial Laundromats

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.

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December 1, 2022

Treasury Department Issues Guidance on the Inflation Reduction Act’s Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Requirements

On November 30, 2022, the U.S. Treasury Department published in the Federal Register its guidance on the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) new prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements.

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October 13, 2022

New Federal Tax Credits Require Compliance with New Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Mandates on Clean Energy 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.

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April 19, 2022

British Columbia, Canada: Bill 10, the Labour Relations Code Amendment Act, 2022 Proposes Automatic Card-check Certification System

Bill 10, the Labour Relations Code Amendment Act, 2022, introduced on April 6, 2022, would make significant amendments to British Columbia’s Labour Relations Code.

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April 18, 2022

USDOL’s Proposed Rewrite of Davis-Bacon Enforcement Rules: Back to the 1970s

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.

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January 18, 2022

New Jersey Law Allows Labor Commissioner to Audit Federally Regulated Apprenticeship Programs and Strip Affected Contractors of the Right to Perform Public Work

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.

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October 21, 2021

New York’s General Contractors are Jointly Liable for Construction Worker Wages

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.

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October 11, 2021

Here We Go Again! California's Latest Crop of Employment Laws

California is at it again – adopting a host of new labor and employment laws that will further regulate and complicate business operations in the Golden State. This article briefly summarizes the new laws, most of which take effect on January 1, 2022.

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July 23, 2021

DOL Releases Proposed Rule on Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

On July 22, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed rule to implement and enforce Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” was published in the Federal Register.

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October 16, 2020

Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration Adopts COVID-19 Emergency Rule

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration is the latest state agency to codify requirements contained in Governor Whitmer’s now-invalid COVID-19 emergency orders.

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