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Register for the Safety & Health Conference

Don’t Miss Out! Jan. 10-12, 2018 The 2018 Winter Safety & Health Conference will take place Jan. 10-12, 2018 at the Hilton in Long Beach, California. Join more than 250 industry professionals and participate in the development of regulatory and legislative activity on both a national and local level; assist in the development and creation […]

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Men Without Work: A New Look at Construction’s Workforce Shortages

For this month’s episode of the ConstructorCast, we sit down with Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt of the American Enterprise Institute to discuss his book Men Without Work and what his research can tell us about the possible causes of workforce shortages in the construction industry. This insightful discussion touches on everything from the opioid crisis, family structure, disability insurance […]

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WebEd: New FAR and DFARS Cybersecurity Requirements for Federal Contractors: What You Need to Know

November 9, 2017 – 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST Register today. Federal agencies now mandate minimum cyber security requirements for companies that do business with the federal government. Federal agencies now require federal contractors to implement new security control requirements and ensure sensitive federal information remains confidential when stored on any non-federal electronic system. It began […]

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House Committee Advances Mandatory E-Verify Immigration Legislation, Final Outcome Uncertain

This week, the House Judiciary Committee advanced immigration legislation that included a guest worker bill for agricultural workers and mandatory E-Verify for all employers with regard to new hires. The E-Verify bill, the Legal Workforce Act (LWA), has long been tied to immigration reform efforts, and the Republican controlled Congress considers its passage to be […]

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U.S. EPA’s Directive to End ‘Sue and Settle’ Tactics Promises to Increase Integrity of Federal Rulemaking Process

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed an agency-wide directive (and accompanying memo) on Oct. 16 that imposes steps to end the practice known as “sue and settle” – which is a quick resolution of citizen suits by environmental groups against the EPA, involving the agency’s failure to comply with statutory deadlines for issuance […]