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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

Businesses Everywhere Take Note: NYC Independent Contractor Law Will Have Impact Well Beyond the City
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2016

Regardless of where a company is headquartered, it likely contracts with one or more independent contractors who live or work in New York City. If

Project Labor Agreements in Public and Private Contracting
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • November 15 2016

Finding and hiring qualified construction workers is a growing challenge for contractors across North America. One method of securing labor is

New York Construction Industry Welcomes New Agreement On Extension Of 421-A Tax Abatement Program
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

Almost a year after it expired, the Building and Construction Trades Council and the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) reached an agreement to

Labor Law Compliance - an Essential Issue for the Contractor’s HR Team and Counsel to Consider
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

Many of my clients come to me with indemnity provisions and construction contracts to review; or mid-construction disputes for delays and extras or

Illinois Supreme Court Holds Railroad Not Liable for Construction Accident
  • Sedgwick LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2016

In the closing days of October, the Illinois Supreme Court held that the defendants were not liable to the plaintiff for serious personal injuries to

Nationwide Injunction of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2016

One of, if not the most often-discussed issue facing Government contractors over the past few months has been the impending implementation of the Fair