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Money, Dirt and Steel: Spring 2017

by Williams Mullen on

When Are Your Subcontractor's Employees Your Employees? In January, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals entered its decision in Salinas v. Commercial Interiors, Inc., ruling that a contractor and its subcontractor can be...more

Defence & Indemnity - August 2016: II. LIABILITY ISSUES #2

by Field Law on

B. There is no vicarious liability for an occupier of land for the negligence of an independent contractor on the basis of agency. Heikkila v. Apex Land Corporation, 2016 ABCA 126 [4191]...more

Are Private Development Projects Covered by Prevailing Wage Laws?

by Polsinelli on

When a governmental entity contracts with a general contractor to build a community center on government-owned land, the question of whether prevailing wages are required for workers on that project is easily answered. If...more

Controlling the Domino Effect: Russia & CIS Hotel Market 2015-2016 Survey Report

by DLA Piper on

This is the first year we have run this survey for the Russia & CIS region and we have had a very good response rate from top leaders in the industry who shared their views of the current situation...more

Wave of ADA Public Accommodation Lawsuits Continue to Spread, Hits Illinois

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

In recent weeks, we have seen a surge in Illinois of private plaintiff lawsuits filed under the public accommodation provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Public accommodation lawsuits have been...more

Upheld: Injured Subcontractor’s Lent Employee Has No Claim Against Landowner or General Contractor After Choosing Workers’...

by Snell & Wilmer on

In Lee v. M and H Enterprises, Inc., — P.3d —- (decided Apr. 21, 2015), the Arizona Court of Appeals recently clarified why, in most cases, landowners and general contractors are not liable when subcontractor employees are...more

Sherman & Howard Construction Monitor Spring 2015

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

In this issue: - Senate Bills Tackle Construction Defect Litigation Reform - Potential Source of Lawful Labor Delayed or Halted - Excerpt from Senate Bills Tackle Construction Defect Litigation...more

Overhaul of the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld): How the Changes Will Impact You

by K&L Gates LLP on

Introduction - The amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld) (BCIP Act) were passed on 11 September 2014 and received assent on 26 September 2014. The changes contained in the...more

Legal Alert: Georgia Court of Appeals Upholds Lien, but the Lien May Have Limited Value

In a recent case, the Georgia Court of Appeals reaffirmed that, in most instances, a contractor’s or materialmen’s lien may only be asserted against “whatever interest his employer had in the property at the time the work was...more

Ten things to do in the wake of this past weekend's severe winter weather

by McCarter & English, LLP on

The recent severe winter weather left behind legal and financial problems even deeper than the snow. But it may also have presented you with resources for help that you weren't previously aware of. Businesses may wish to act...more

2012: Arizona Construction Law Summary

by Snell & Wilmer on

This year has been a busy one so far for legal developments affecting the Arizona construction industry. Here is a brief summary of court cases and legislation of interest....more

Doing asbestos we can

by Michael Veal on

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 come into force in one month. What are the changes?...more

Act Now Advisory: Local 32BJ Commercial Building Contract Nears Expiration

by Epstein Becker & Green on

The collective bargaining agreement between Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations, Inc. ("RAB"), covering many landlords, building cleaning and contractors,...more

Law & the Workplace: Real Estate and Construction Newsletter

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Contents: Greetings From Proskauer and the RAB...1 Collective Bargaining ...2 New York City Construction Industry Collective Bargaining Agreements Set To Expire – Industry at Crossroads...more

Collyer Bristow LLP Construction Update

by Jane Hughes on

Here is the latest of Collyer Bristow's regular updates on Construction Law. Press Ctrl to click through to the articles. For further information visit www.collyerbristow.com or email Jane Hughes at...more

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