Tag: Labor Department

Construction Processes, Legal

Labor Department proposes revision of independent contractor test

September 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The classification of workers as independent contractors or employees is a hot button issue in the construction industry. Some unscrupulous employers use the independent contractor status to deprive those that should be classified as employees of overtime pay, workers’ compensation […]

Construction Processes, Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Legal

The top OSHA fines of Q3 2019

October 22, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

OSHA covered familiar territory as it doled out citations and fines in the third quarter of 2019. Excavation, fall and trenching hazards dominate the list, although there is one entry that deals with asbestos violations. OSHA did experience a shift […]