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Economic Intel for Finishing Contractors: June 2021

SURGING COSTS WILL DELAY CONSTRUCTION'S RECOVERY CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL ECONOMIC UPDATE (or read on for an excerpt from this month’s intel.) Job Losses

2021-06-18T12:50:26-05:00June 17th, 2021|Economy|

Understanding Hiring Clauses in a CBA

Overview It’s no secret that skilled workers – particularly skilled trade workers – are in short supply. Construction managers report that the shortage is felt

2021-06-18T15:12:36-05:00June 16th, 2021|Legal|

The 5-Step Construction Quality Control Process

Construction quality control is a process that should be integrated into every project and refined as lessons are learned over time. When done well, the

2021-06-18T11:56:41-05:00June 15th, 2021|Quality Control|

EEOC Publishes Additional Guidance Answering COVID-19 Vaccination Program Questions

Just before Memorial Day, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) published new guidance addressing questions regarding employer vaccination programs. The newly-issued FAQs address several topics

2021-06-09T14:57:22-05:00June 9th, 2021|COVID-19|

Feel the Churn

Why the Construction Industry Lost Jobs in May By Anirban Basu | Sage Policy Group There’s a question I’ve been asked several times since last

2021-06-09T14:31:40-05:00June 8th, 2021|Economy|

What Signatory Contractors Need to Know About Wage Reopeners

Overview In general, a “wage reopener” is a way for parties to a collective bargaining agreement to agree to “delay” their bargain over wages in

2021-05-27T12:28:42-05:00May 27th, 2021|Legal|

ProForm Launches New Website

FCA International Partner National Gypsum Company, the exclusive service provider of reliable, high-performance building products manufactured by its affiliate companies and marketed under the ProForm®,

2021-05-27T14:11:10-05:00May 27th, 2021|Industry Partners|

FCA Educational Series: The 12 Emotional Triggers of Buying Decisions

Join FCA on June 17 at Noon CT for the second of our three part educational series with Jim McBrayer (CEO of McBrayer & Associates)!

2021-05-27T17:03:51-05:00May 26th, 2021|FCA Community|

Contractor Spotlight: Ferguson Neudorf Glass

Headquartered in Beamsville, ON, Ferguson Neudorf Glass is one of North America’s premier building envelope companies that offers their clients a single source from delegated

2021-05-24T17:46:06-05:00May 24th, 2021|FCA Community|

OSHA Says Employers May Follow CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Workers

Overview Last week, the CDC released new guidance stating that fully-vaccinated individuals “no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance” in non-healthcare settings.

2021-05-25T16:33:01-05:00May 19th, 2021|Legal|
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