While the national spotlight has been Uber and Lyft in light of California’s recent “gig-worker” bill, the issue of work classification is an important subject for all business owners to understand.
The lead architect at Katerra, the Silicon Valley startup that aims to revolutionize home building, has joined five other renowned industry experts who will deliver keynote addresses at the Industrialized Wood-Based Construction (IWBC) Conference in Boston on Nov. 4-6, IWBC’s organizers announced.
The short answer is no, not according to the law. Why? Because the building official does not have jurisdiction over professional engineers. They only have authority with respect to enforcing the specific provisions of the building code that has been adopted into law.
UEB Builders, a general contractor specializing in commercial and residential projects, and Fortune-Johnson (F-J) General Contractors, a construction company specializing primarily in multifamily residential projects, have been acquired by Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry.
While sometimes difficult, it’s the challenges of running a business in this industry that both Lee and Geris like to face head-on and is one of the reasons they are active in the National Framers Council (NFC).
DuPont Personal Protection announced the winners of the sixth annual DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards.
To champion framing as a viable career option, Norbord Inc. is launching the nationwide #BECOMEAFRAMER campaign to get more framers onto job sites.
OSHA is stepping up its use of drones to inspect worksites. As it does so, the practice places employers in an uncomfortable position between the proverbial rock and a hard place.
People injured at work are more likely to die of suicide or a drug overdose when the injury requires at least a week off, results of a recent study led by researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health show.
President Donald Trump officially nominated Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor on Aug. 27.
A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has awarded $1,047,399 in lost wages and punitive damages to two former employees of a Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer after a jury found the company and its owner fired them in retaliation for their participation in a federal safety investigation.
SBCA and NFC sincerely appreciate all questions and feedback on articles written by our staff. Mr. Derrick Moon, CBO, a building services supervisor in Hillsboro, Oregon responded to an article and the following article is a correspondence to the feedback and questions he posed.