Tag: regulatory news

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

AZ contractor ordered to pay $48K in worker misclassification case

November 18, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

Eric Murray, director of the DOL’s Phoenix Wage and Hour Division office, said misclassifying workers as independent contractors “cheats” employees and taxpayers alike. Murray told the Arizona Republic, “As this outcome shows,¬†we are committed to protecting the rights of construction […]

Construction Processes, Legal

NJ Gov. rejects state Democrats proposal to end highway project shutdown

July 27, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

The governor’s stop-work order halted almost $247 million in current work but sidelined a total of 900 projects worth $3.5 billion. According to the executive director of the Utility and Transportation Contractors Association, demobilization and remobilization costs for the work […]