Natalia Grove of Cotney Construction Law would like to provide the best practices for I-9 compliance to all of NERCA’s members. She has written a guest contribution to provide these to our members. Below is the full article. Continue reading “ICE AGE – BEST PRACTICE TIPS FOR I-9 COMPLIANCE”
High Times – Navigating the Pitfalls of Marijuana Use Laws and Post-Accident Drug Testing
Join us for a webinar on Dec 06, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST.
Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel
Mr. Siegel will provide a broad overview of the various medical marijuana use laws around the country. He will discuss the various protections that such medical marijuana use laws may provide to employees, and he will provide a roadmap on how to navigate through the difficult issues which arise with an employee using medical marijuana.
Mr. Siegel will discuss what an employer can and cannot do without running afoul of the Americans with Disability Act or state disability discrimination laws when it learns an employee is a registered medical marijuana user.
Lastly, he will spend some time discussing how some post-accident drug testing policies may be in violation of OSHA’s anti-retaliation rule, which went into effect last year.
Join us on Wednesday, December 6st at 1:00 p.m. and hear Phillip Siegel present on “High Times”, Navigating the Pitfalls of Marijuana Use Laws and Post-Accident Drug Testing.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Energy Report with Bright News for Solar Industry
According to an analysis by the International Renewables Energy Agency (IRENA), the United States increased green energy jobs by 6% in 2015 to reach 769,000 jobs. While this is a good trend in the US, it represents a small fraction of global renewable energy employment which is at 8.1 million jobs. Continue reading “Energy Report with Bright News for Solar Industry”
Home Builders Report Labor Shortage
A National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) survey showed that residential subcontractors feel there is a crisis in finding the skilled workers they want. With housing construction up 10% from 2015, survey respondents identified shortages of labor across skilled trades.
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Industry Lost 15,000 Jobs in May
According to a new jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. construction industry lost 15,000 jobs in May making it the second consecutive month of employment losses. Continue reading “Industry Lost 15,000 Jobs in May”