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Construction Contractors Report Increased Pessimism for 2021

Contractors expect demand for work in most markets to decrease in 2021, with the highest degree of pessimism focused on the retail, lodging, private office and higher education segments. That’s according to the “2021 Construction Outlook National Survey Results,” conducted … Continue reading

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CCI: Most Contractors are Experiencing Project Delays Due to the Pandemic

The majority of contractors are currently experiencing delays on some projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to the Q3 2020 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Dodge Data & Analytics, which … Continue reading

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Survey: More than A Third of Contractors Have Reduced Headcount in the Past Year

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the headcounts of 50% of contractors that responded to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Autodesk’s 2020 Workforce Survey. While half of firms reported no change in headcount, 29% have furloughed or terminated … Continue reading

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Survey: Contractors Carry Labor Shortage Worries into 2019

Heading into 2019, the labor shortage continues to be a major concern for contractors, which they believe has impacted their business and driven technological adoption, according to “The 2019 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook” survey from the Associated General Contractors … Continue reading

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Court Issues Important “Joint Employers” Decision

A recent appeals court decision may have muddied the waters of the contractor-subcontractor relationship, finding that the two parties could be considered “joint employers” of the subcontractor’s workers in regard to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Fourth Circuit … Continue reading

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