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Construction Contractor Faces Manslaughter Charge in Worker’s Death
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

A New York man and two construction companies he owns have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the death of an employee who plunged

View from Proskauer: Building and Construction Industry Employers and Pension Plans Take NotePotential Unforeseen Assessment of Withdrawal Liability
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

Employers in the building and construction industry enjoy the benefit of unique rules that considerably limit the circumstances under which they are

Self-Insurance Offers Subcontractors Immunity from Tort Claims
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

Be aware that the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that self-insurance offers GCs and subcontractors immunity from tort claims brought by injured

OSHA confined space standards extend to construction industry
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

The primary goal for employers at construction worksites -as well as at industry worksites in general - is to protect the health and safety of the

Silica Final Rule Announced; Will Take Effect on June 23, 2016 with Staggered Compliance Dates Thereafter
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2016

On March 24, 2016, OSHA announced its final rule covering protections for workers exposed to respirable silica dust. The final rule will: Reduce the

Kentucky OSHA to consider lowering fall protection trigger height
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

The Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board will consider amending the state's rule, 803 KAR 2:412, at its annual meeting on May 10 at

Navigating Ohio's Prompt Pay Statute
  • Brouse McDowell
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Ohio’s Prompt Pay Statute (O.R.C. 4113.61) provides substantial incentives for general contractors and higher-tier subcontractors to pay their

OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule: Compliance Clock Ticks While Legal Challenges Mount
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its final rule on "Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica" (the

Dozers and Dump Trucks and Drones? Oh My
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the design and construction industry is literally taking off. Here’s what owners, developers and construction

Department of Labor’s Expansive Interpretation Of The Davis-Bacon Act Is Struck Down
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2016

In District of Columbia v. Department of Labor, No. 14-5132 (D.C. Cir. April 5, 2016), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit