Tax Breaks for Signatory Contractors – FCA Educational Series

Join FCA International and the alliantgroup to learn the latest on tax breaks and incentives available to signatory contractors during our upcoming educational series event

2021-07-13T16:03:54-05:00July 13th, 2021|FCA Community, Legal|

Don’t Leave Money on the Table – Employee Retention Credit

The employee retention credit (ERC) is one of the most lucrative opportunities business owners should take advantage of. However, many business owners are prematurely disqualifying

2021-07-01T13:10:43-05:00June 23rd, 2021|COVID-19, Legal|

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|

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|

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|

Bargaining Primer: Notice Requirements under a CBA and Section 8(d) of the NLRA

Contractually-Required Notices: “Evergreen” or “Automatic Renewal” Clauses It is common for a labor agreement to contain an “evergreen” or “automatic renewal” clause whereby the CBA

2021-05-19T14:46:05-05:00May 18th, 2021|Legal|

Understanding and Operationalizing Mandatory, Permissive and Illegal Subjects of Bargaining

Overview  During contract negotiations, contractors know that wages and benefits will always be front and center. But, what about other subjects, such as travel time,

2021-05-06T16:27:06-05:00May 6th, 2021|Legal|

FAQs for Employers Regarding Employee Vaccination Status

Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced new guidelines for individuals who are fully-vaccinated for COVID-19. Under the new CDC guidelines, fully-vaccinated

2021-04-30T07:48:38-05:00April 28th, 2021|COVID-19, Legal, Uncategorized|

A Checklist for Signatory Contractors’ Bargaining Efforts

FCA Legal counsel developed a CBA negotiation checklist for signatory contractors with suggested steps that help lead to a successful negotiation. Click here to download

2021-04-22T09:17:34-05:00April 21st, 2021|Legal|

CLRC Report: Union Labor Costs in Construction – 2021

The CLRC's annual "Union Labor Costs in Construction" report is available for 2021. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD This report contains both general and detailed information

2021-04-22T09:15:30-05:00April 20th, 2021|Legal|
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