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Mishandling COVID-19 vaccine hiring requirements may run afoul of equal employment opportunity guidance
Spurred by the Biden Administration’s pronouncement that employers with 100 or more employees will be required to mandate vaccinations of their workforce, some employers are taking the proactive step of publicizing vaccination status as a condition of...
by Michael T. Traxler, Esq. and Carson B. Morris, Esq.Misclassification of employees as independent contractors has been a hot button topic over the last several years for the trucking and construction industries. State and local governments have ramped-up...
When payment is slow, most contractors and subcontractors begin looking for options to either suspend work or terminate the contract. However, it is common for contracts to require contractors and subcontractors to keep working if a dispute arises. Improperly...
by Jeffrey C. Bright, Esq. and Ronald H. Pollock, Esq.Over the past year, many construction projects have suffered from volatile price fluctuations for materials. For example, the National Association of Home Builders estimates that increased lumber prices alone have...
A recent investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) led to its recovery of $165,653 in back wages for approximately 3,000 employees of The Giant Company LLC (Giant) in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. According to the DOL, Giant failed to...
The Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA) generally applies to all private construction projects in the state of Pennsylvania. CASPA is a prompt payment law with teeth: If a contractor or subcontractor is the substantially prevailing party in...
On July 16, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2021-30 which restates and revises the existing Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS). EPCRS is an IRS program which permits sponsors of qualified plans (such as 401(k)...
Construction manager as advisor versus construction manager as constructor – which is right for your project?
There are a wide variety of project delivery and contract methods, each with unique wrinkles, responsibilities, and roles for the parties. A frequent topic that arises is whether a construction manager should be used and whether the construction manager should be “as...
Prior to the summer recess, PA legislature moves on bills affecting water and wastewater authorities
The legislature was busy prior to passing the 2021/2022 budget and recessing last Friday for the summer. The bills discussed may affect operations or finances at water or wastewater authorities. The bill that crossed the finish line is HB957, known as the “Ghost...
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