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CCI: Contractors Spend More on Materials and Supplies; Supply Concerns Continue to Grow

As those in the construction industry continue to manage supply chain challenges and labor shortages, the Q4 2021 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Dodge Data & Analytics, reports nearly all contractors (97%) … Continue reading

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Biden to Mandate COVID Vaccines for Federal Employees and Contractors

President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks on his plan to stop the delta variant and boost COVID-19 vaccinations among federal employees, according to the White House. Major news outlets have reported that Biden is set to sign an … Continue reading

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ICD Promotes Kate Stewart to Architectural Program Manager

ICD High Performance Coatings + Chemistries, based in Ridgefield, Wash., has promoted Kate Stewart to architectural program manager. In her new role, Stewart will continue to expand ICD’s global outreach through education for architects, specifiers, contractors, developers and fabricators. She has … Continue reading

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Construction Employment in March Trails 2020 Mark in 35 States

According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of government employment data released, construction employment in March remained below March 2020 levels in 35 states despite a sizzling homebuilding market and a strong recovery from severe … Continue reading

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PRO Act Passes the House but Fate in Senate Remains Unknown

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives (HR 482) March 9, seeking to redefine what constitutes an independent contractor. That move has everyone from union leaders, to small businesses trying to figure out … Continue reading

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