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Oregon’s Long Trail to Recovery

It is no surprise that the construction industry in Oregon is far below the peak reached in 2007. This is the way that bubbles of any sort work. Once the burst occurs, much time is needed to recollect and rebuild. However, now nearly seven years later, a new study by …

October 28, 2014 6:14 pm | Filed under: Uncategorized

5 Things You Need to Know About Assembly Bill 1897

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 1897 which has redefined project management responsibility and who is accountable when laws are being broken. For your convenience we have broken down the Bill into the 5 things you need to know: 1)      The Bill defines a “Client Employer” as an …

October 7, 2014 5:45 pm | Filed under: Industry News, State Regulations

How Not to be Part of the Problem- LCPtracker

We have all heard tales of Wage Theft but did you know that it costs workers millions of dollars every year? All too often workers toil away with no benefits and no assurance that they will actually be paid for the hours that they work, let alone at the proper …

October 1, 2014 12:49 pm | Filed under: Auditing & Violations, Davis-Bacon, Prevailing Wage, Tips and Tricks

New Bill Would Set the PACE for Apprenticeships -LCPtracker

Apprenticeships are key to building a skilled workforce, the Promoting Apprenticeships for Credentials and Employment Act (PACE Act) aims to support registered apprenticeship programs and help better prepare young and new  workers for jobs in important highly skilled industries. The PACE act, introduced by  Mark Pocan, a member of the House Education and …

September 29, 2014 11:52 am | Filed under: Uncategorized

New Rule for Transparency Proposed by Department of Labor

“Workers cannot solve a problem unless they are able to identify it. And they cannot identify it if they aren’t free to talk about it without fear of reprisal” -Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Director, Patricia A. Shiu. A new rule has been proposed by the Department of Labor …

September 15, 2014 4:09 pm | Filed under: Industry News, State Regulations

California Court Officially Affirms New Prevailing Wage Law

“For generations, Prevailing Wage policies have offered the best value for taxpayers on locally-funded construction projects and boosted local economies. We hope that the cities who tried to block this law will stop wasting precious taxpayer dollars on frivolous litigation, and instead focus on addressing pressing infrastructure needs and creating …

September 12, 2014 6:16 pm | Filed under: Industry News, Prevailing Wage, State Regulations
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