The summer edition of Snell & Wilmer’s Under Construction newsletter is out now! This issue addresses: Recovering Construction Costs For A Virus Outbreak – Shifting the Risk for Unforeseen Epidemic Costs Was Not Allowed; Delay and Disruption Claims in the Time of COVID-19; New Consensus Contract Template Offers Lean Practices to Enhance Design-Build Project Delivery; […]
The winter edition of Snell & Wilmer’s “Under Construction” newsletter is out now. This issue takes a looks at: The importance of reviewing all of the contract documents or templates you may have to evaluate whether they need to be refreshed or overhauled. Legal accountability, construction accidents and OSHA. This article offers a few key questions […]
On September 23, 2017, Federal OSHA adopted the silica standard for the construction industry. The general industry aspect of the silica standard took effect on June 23, 2018. As a state plan state, Arizona has six months to adopt the Federal OSHA standard. However, review and approval of this standard had been delayed at the […]
California Construction Industry, Are They The Next Ripe Target For Private Attorney General Act Claims? Hint-The Answer Is Yes.
In January, California ushered in a new law designed to strengthen wage protections for employees who work under private construction contracts. The law makes all “direct contractors” potentially liable for wages incurred by an employee of any subcontractor-at any tier. The statute attempts to limit the remedies to those of unpaid wages, fringe or benefit […]