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Supreme Court of Ohio to hear case addressing subcontractor horizontal immunity
  • Tucker Ellis
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

On June 24, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio accepted a certified question submitted by the United States District Court for the Southern District of


Attn: federal contractors, beware of harassment and discrimination on construction sites
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

“Did you hear the one about . . . ?” Of course you have. We have all heard the racial and discriminatory jokes at the work place. If you are a


Construction industry listed as a top priority for misclassification audits
  • Ober Kaler
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its 2015 Misclassification Initiative aimed at combatting misclassification of


OSHA delays full enforcement of confined spaces in construction standard
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

Except for training, the construction industry will have a two-month respite from full enforcement of the new confined spaces in construction


OSHA extends enforcement date for Confined Spaces in Construction standard
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

On May 4, 2015, OSHA published the Confined Spaces in Construction standard, 29 C.F.R 1926, Subpart AA. The new standard is effective August 3, 2015


OSHA's confined spaces in construction final rule effective August 3
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

Confined spaces refers to such spaces as manholes, crawl spaces, and tanks, and other spaces that are not designed for continuous occupancy and are


Construction is the fastest growing industry in California
  • Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2015

We wrote earlier about why construction workers are the happiest employees on Earth, and pointed to one possible factor: That construction, which was


OSHA issues final rule on confined spaces in construction
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

Construction industry employers face new requirements following the May 4th release of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's


In the new media age, business cards still serve a purpose...
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

In its 2015 Spring Newsletter, the California Contractors State License Board in its article titled Away From a Construction Site? Leave Contact Info


OSHA final rule for confined spaces in the construction industry
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2015

Last week the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced and issued a 161 page final rule to increase protections for construction