The U.S. House of Representatives was planning on Tuesday to take up a bill that would ban states' right-to-work laws, among dozens of other changes to the country's labor laws.Read More »
An Associated General Contractors of America survey released on Thursday suggests construction companies expect to see less work, stiffer competition and a stagnant labor market in 2021 as the industry recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.Read More »
Wisconsin has come in 5th in the Associated Builders and Contractors’ annual ranking of state’s reliance on “merit shop” principles in their regulation and governance of the construction industry.Read More »
A draft bill being circulated in the state Legislature would shield Wisconsin employers from lawsuits if their workers catch COVID-19 on the job.Read More »
Demand for U.S. architecture services remains sluggish as measured by architecture billings, project inquiries and signed contracts. The American Institute of Architects’ Architecture Billings Index, a barometer of future construction spending, posted a lackluster reading of 40 in July, according ...Read More »
Contractors won't need to report to OSHA cases of COVID-19 unless it's clear that an employee caught the virus on a jobsite, under recently released guidance from federal officials.
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