FCA International Legislative Update

Week of 11-13-23Click here to download this update as a PDF Congressional Overview Congress passed legislation to avert a government shutdown. The legislation funds some

2023-11-17T16:37:12-06:00November 17th, 2023|Legislative|

Report Finds Union Contractors are the Industry’s Safest

Click here to download the CPWR’s Bulletin A recent report from CPWR – the Center for Construction Research and Training – found that union contractors

2023-11-16T16:32:02-06:00November 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Fire Safety Essentials Every Contractor Should Know

Given the materials and supplies used in construction, job sites can be prone to fire hazards. Having a plan to prevent and address fires can

2023-11-03T11:53:19-05:00November 3rd, 2023|Safety|

Updated Davis-Bacon Rule in Effect – Contractor Takeaways

On Aug. 23, 2023, the Department of Labor published the Final Rule updating and modernizing the Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage regulations. The prevailing wage regulations

2023-10-25T14:20:45-05:00October 23rd, 2023|Legal|

OSHA Heat Stress Emphasis Program Focuses on Employer Education

In April 2022, OSHA issued a new national emphasis program (NEP) for indoor and outdoor heat-related hazards that expanded on the agency’s ongoing heat-related illness

2023-10-12T15:08:59-05:00October 12th, 2023|Safety|

LMCI Grants: Funding Opportunity for Local L/M Projects

LMCI grants provide local areas an opportunity to secure funding for their labor management projects. Previous years have seen upwards of $6 million in grant

2023-10-12T12:25:00-05:00October 11th, 2023|Labor-Management|

FCA Safety Manual Updated

The FCA U.S. Safety Manual received its annual update. Read this post to learn about the changes and how you can request your company's safety manual.

2023-10-04T16:21:53-05:00October 4th, 2023|Safety|

What Happens When the Federal Government Shuts Down?

The federal fiscal year begins on Oct. 1. For agencies and programs that rely on discretionary funding through annual appropriations acts, Congress and the President

2023-09-28T15:30:47-05:00September 28th, 2023|Government Relations|

Drug Testing and Marijuana Laws

To date, 24 states and Washington, D.C. have fully legalized recreational marijuana, and another 19 states have legalized medical marijuana or CBD oil use for

2023-11-10T13:02:48-06:00September 26th, 2023|Legal|

Air Quality in a Confined Space

Working in a confined space brings a set of challenges and hazards far different than any other type of work. OSHA defines a confined space

2023-09-19T15:45:24-05:00September 19th, 2023|Safety|
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