Home builders and other employers that rely heavily on independent contractors have asked Congress to stop the Labor Department from awarding grants that are used to investigate suspected misclassification of workers as contractors rather than employees.
Starting on June 1, chemical manufacturers, importers, distributors and employers are required to provide a common approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets.
Fortune columnist Chris Matthews drills into employment reports and job openings data, noting that the construction industry accounted for one of every five of the jobs created in April. Still, labor shortages persist.
Construction Week rounds up five construction technology tools that could aid BIM in providing technologically-sound and intelligent construction in the GCC’s over the next few years.
The National Labor Relations Board is seeking to expand the definition of an employer and the potential changes could have consequences for members of the residential construction industry.
NFC Steering Committee member Kenny Shifflett explores creating a culture that promotes jobsite safety requires a methodical approach to training.
$1 million a month in lumber. 250 framers. 48 boxes of pneumatic nails every 6 hours – and MiTek Builder Products tying it all together.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced new drywall hangers that can be installed over two layers of gypsum board (drywall) into a wood stud wall.
New data from the Census Bureau shows which states have the highest number of framing contractors, and how many of those establishments keep inventory.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling less confident in the single-family housing market as the peak spring buying season nears.
An insurer that covered employers under a commercial general liability policy isn't obligated to indemnify the employers if they're found liable in an injured worker's intentional tort claim, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday.