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February 2017 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2017

Four of the eight court cases we report on below in our February 2017 monthly update of IC misclassification cases

New York Insurance Law: 2016 Year in Review
  • Sedgwick LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2017

New York’s highest court delivered one of the most notable opinions in years when it put a dent in the pro-rata regime for allocation of loss that

OFCCP Mails Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

On Feb. 17, 2017, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued its Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) to

New York Governor Issues Executive Order to Close Wage Gap In State Contracts
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2017

On January 9, 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Executive Order 162 requiring state agencies and authorities to include a provision in state

U.S. Elections Implications for International Business
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2017

The 2016 elections produced a seismic quake that hit Washington, D.C. with the surprise election of Donald Trump as president and the near

New Far Changes Incentivize Prime Contractors Not to Be Deadbeats in Meeting Their Payment Obligations to Their Small Business Subcontractors
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2017

One common complaint we hear from our subcontractor clients is "HOW CAN WE GET PAID????" Our experience has shown that whether through inadvertence

Construction Legal Edge Winter Newsletter 2016
  • Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2016

The Amendments to the Pennsylvania Mechanics’ Lien Law apply to non-residential construction projects of $1,500,000 or more when an owner files a

California Construction Risk Management Update: In Khosh v. Staples Construction Co., Court Further Defines Rule that Contractor Not Responsible for Sub’s Worksite Injury
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • December 12 2016

The Court's decision in Khosh v. Staples Const. Co., Inc., helps to further define the boundaries for whether a general contractor may be found

Charter Cities: No Longer an Oasis From CA Prevailing Wage
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California's "other" minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in

New California Construction Laws for 2017
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • November 17 2016

The California Legislature introduced over 5103 bills in the 2015-2016 session. Below are summaries of some of the more important bills affecting