In This Issue:
- Retainage limited to 5 percent in Massachusetts: Outlier or coming to your state?
- Pennsylvania overhauls mechanic’s lien law with creation of state construction notices directory
The American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) unveiled supplementary rules for construction proceedings that seek to remove some uncertainty from the resolution of construction disputes. The new rules, which took effect on...more
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held in Bowling v. Office of Open Records, No. 20 MAP 2011, 2013 WL 4436219, at *1 (Pa. Aug. 20, 2013), that courts reviewing pending cases under the state’s Right-to-Know Law (“RTKL”)...more
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held that an employee’s covenant not-to-compete, agreed-to nearly a month after the employee returned a signed offer letter, is enforceable without the provision of new consideration....more
Pennsylvania's General Assembly recently enacted the Public Works Employment Verification Act (the "Act" or "Verification Act") (43 P.S. §§ 167.1 et seq.), aimed at ensuring that contractors and subcontractors on public works...more