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OSHA to hold informal hearing regarding crane operator certification

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

OSHA's standard, 29 C.F.R. 1926.1427, which sets out operator qualification and certification requirements for cranes used in the construction

District court rejects novel extension of the Davis-Bacon Act

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

On March 31, 2014 the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a determination by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) applying the

OSHA announces final rule on Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

Today, OSHA announced that it is issuing the final rule on Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution. The final rule will appear in

Did you know? Recent changes in the law that may impact your construction projects in the Southeast

  • Adams & Reese LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that forum selection clauses should be upheld in most circumstances. Have you used a forum selection clause in

Flurry of activity in NYC crane collapse litigation

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

A Manhattan trial judge issued a series of decisions in the last few weeks in connection with a civil case stemming from the 91st Street crane

Falls in construction: OSHA announces “National Safety Stand-Down”

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

In an announcement last week, OSHA noted that falls from elevation, accounting for 269 of the 775 construction fatalities recorded in 2012, continues

Utah rejects the multi-employer worksite doctrine: general contractors are only responsible for the safety of their employees at a worksite

  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

The Utah Supreme Court recently held in Hughes General Contractors, Inc. v. Utah Labor Comm'n that the multi-employer worksite doctrine, which makes

Virginia General Assembly: new and revised laws coming July 1, 2014 that may impact your development and construction business

  • Hirschler Fleischer
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

The General Assembly session ended last week with a few new bills passed by both the House and the Senate that likely will become effective July 1

Something positive today: NAWIC national women in construction week

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

The focus of WIC Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. It is also a time for local chapters to give back to

What is the construction industry's "bliss score"?

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

Recently I've come across a number of Articles reporting on what I will refer to as the "bliss" factor for employees, measuring, for example