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Provincial & Federal Regulatory Updates: Key Highlights from 2022

Change is one of the few constants of our industry. Below are some of the key provincial and federal regulatory highlights contractors performing work in

2023-01-26T17:45:35-06:00January 11th, 2023|Federal Guidance and Requirements|

DOL Announces Proposed Worker Classification Rule

Click here to access the DOL’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Worker Classification The U.S. Department of Labor posted a notice of proposed rulemaking for

2023-08-18T16:04:02-05:00October 13th, 2022|Federal Guidance and Requirements|

OSHA Proposed Rulemaking on Blood Lead Levels Comment Period Extended to Oct. 28

OSHA published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to revise its standards for occupational exposure to lead. While the original comment deadline was Aug.

Contractor Licensing Requirements by State

Click here for a list of contractor license requirements by state Contractor licensing requirements vary by state, and in many cases, by local municipalities. For

2022-11-14T08:12:37-06:00June 7th, 2022|Federal Guidance and Requirements|

FMLA and Mental Health

The DOL issued guidance to help employers understand that FMLA leave can be used for a mental health condition. Qualifying employees of qualifying employers are entitled to take job-protected leave for their own serious mental health condition, or to care for a family member experiencing a serious mental health condition.

2022-06-03T09:48:52-05:00June 3rd, 2022|Federal Guidance and Requirements|

CDC Updates Interim Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

The CDC updated its interim public health recommendations for fully vaccinated individuals in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 variants, including the delta

2021-08-11T11:25:01-05:00August 9th, 2021|COVID-19, Federal Guidance and Requirements|

OSHA Updates COVID-19 Guidance for Non-Healthcare Settings

Overview Shortly after issuing its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard, which is only applicable to employers in the healthcare industry, OSHA also updated its Guidance on

DOL Withdraws Independent Contractor Rule

The Department of Labor announced it is withdrawing the "Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act" today (5/5). Source: The U.S. Department of

2021-05-06T16:56:09-05:00May 5th, 2021|Federal Guidance and Requirements|

DOL Reaffirms (and “Clarifies” Independent Contractor Rules)

FCA legal counsel prepared a memo reviewing what signatory contractors need to know about the DOL's recently announced rule. Read on for more. Overview The

2021-01-25T22:26:28-06:00January 13th, 2021|Federal Guidance and Requirements, Legal|

CDC Updates COVID-19 Guidance for Construction Workers

The guidance provides information on how construction workers can protect themselves, slow the spread of COVID-19 and more. Click here to access. 

2020-12-22T21:09:15-06:00November 12th, 2020|COVID-19, Federal Guidance and Requirements|
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