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Update On California Assembly Bill 5 And Its Potential Impact On Construction Contractors And Subcontractors
On September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed California's Assembly Bill 5 ("AB 5").
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1 Oct 2019
Illinois Expands Protections Under The Contractor Prompt Payment Act By Imposing New Restrictions On Retainage
The Illinois Contractor Prompt Payment Act, 815 ILCS 603/1, et seq. (the "Act") was first enacted in 2007 and designed to safeguard contractors and subcontractors on private projects
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2 Sep 2019
NLRB Issues Notices Of Proposed Rule Making To Codify Certain Union Election Procedures
The NLRB recently published a Notice of Proposed Rule Making regarding three proposed amendments to its current rules and regulations for union elections.
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22 Aug 2019
Legal Issues To Consider For Projects That Utilize Virtual And Augmented Reality
Developments in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have undoubtedly streamlined traditional design and engineering methods.
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15 Jul 2019
Illinois Supreme Court Affirms Pollution Control Board's Clean Construction Or Demolition Debris Rules, And Articulates Guidelines For Determining If Agency Action Is Arbitrary Or Capricious
The Illinois Supreme Court recently affirmed that the Illinois Pollution Control Board's clean construction or demolition debris (CCDD) rules were not arbitrary and capricious.
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8 Jul 2019
The Integrated Project Delivery Model: Why, What, And How To Decide If It Is Right For Your Project
As a response to an increasingly demanding market place, project delivery methods have evolved from the more traditional methods of design-bid-build, design-build, and construction-manager-at-risk into what is known as IPD.
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10 Jun 2019
James Newland To Present At Federal Publications Seminar On April 25-26
On April 25 and 26, James Newland, partner in Seyfarth's Construction Practice Group, will be presenting the "Changes and Claims in Government Construction Contracting"
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6 May 2019
Virtual Reality And Real Estate
They say a picture is worth a thousand words--which may be particularly true when it comes to real estate.
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15 Apr 2019
Chuck Wall To Present On P3 (Public-Private Partnership) Panel
Seyfarth Shaw partner Chuck Wall will serve on a panel entitled "The Contractor's Role on the P3 Project Team" on Friday, March 22.
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28 Mar 2019
Final Update From The 2019 ABA Occupational Safety And Health Law Committee Midwinter Meeting
Seyfarth Synopsis: Seyfarth Shaw's OSHA/MSHA group is at the ABA's Occupational Safety and Health Law Committee Midwinter Meeting this week.
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19 Mar 2019
Cyberattacks A Growing Concern For Commercial Real Estate Executives
Seyfarth has released the results of its fourth annual Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey, which polled commercial real estate executives ...
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12 Mar 2019
What Not To Do: Construction Contractor Charged With Lying To OSHA
Seyfarth Synopsis: A construction contractor twice orders, via text message, his employees to work on a roof, and both times the employees fall through.
United States
28 Feb 2019
A Trap For The Unwary Owner, Lender, And General Contractor: Avoiding Criminal Liability And Civil Penalties In Connection With Tennessee Construction Projects
For any "prime" or general construction contract that is $500,000 or greater and all subcontracts thereunder (regardless of amount), Tennessee law requires that the owner
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26 Feb 2019
President Trump Issues Another Executive Order In Pursuit Of Buy American Initiative
Since taking office in 2017, President Trump has made no secret of his "Buy American, Hire American" initiative.
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12 Feb 2019
Don't Shut Me Down: Tips For Federal Contractors During A Government Shutdown
25 days and counting, the partial government shutdown has left many federal employees with an endless weekend and no paycheck
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21 Jan 2019
Navigating Risk Allocation In P3 Agreements
As public infrastructure in the U.S. continues to age, public-private partnerships have become an increasingly popular procurement vehicle for state and local governments.
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21 Jan 2019
Can You Dig It? OSHA Releases Onerous New National Emphasis Program On Trenching And Excavation
OSHA has recently released its National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation, CPL 02-00-161 (October 1, 2018).
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14 Dec 2018
Former Protocol Members Are Stepping Up Their Restrictive Covenant Enforcement
As we have discussed on this Blog over the past several years, the Protocol for Broker Recruiting ("Protocol") allows for reciprocal poaching of brokers.
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5 Dec 2018
Fifth Circuit Last To Uphold OSHA's Multi-Employer Worksite Doctrine
Seyfarth Synopsis: We had blogged previously that OSHA appealed an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)
United States
3 Dec 2018
Constructive Solution For PAGA? CBA Waivers For Construction Employers
Seyfarth Synopsis: AB 1654 provides a PAGA exemption for certain employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement. While AB 1654 is limited to the construction industry,
United States
14 Nov 2018
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