Best Practices for Workforce Recruitment


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The construction workforce shortage is a growing concern for the industry. With contractors competing against each other to fill vacant positions, how can you get the most value for your recruitment dollars and find well suited employees? On many projects with public funding hiring minority and female workers isn’t just a good idea, it ensures you remain in compliance with regulatory requirements.

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Topics: Diversity Outreach, Compliance, Workforce

New York Payroll Limitation Program: The Differences


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In 1999, former New York Governor George Pataki enacted the Construction Employment Payroll Limitation Law. This law provides a more equitable way to calculate Workers’ Compensation premium in the New York (NY) construction industry and helps to equalize the differences between high and low wage paying employers.

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Topics: Wrap-Up Administration

Opportunities for Women in Construction


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The opportunities for females in the construction industry has increased in recent years, going against the stereotype that construction is a predominantly a male dominated industry.

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Topics: Construction Trends

What To Look for When Choosing the Right HVAC Contractor

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Trying to find the right HVAC contractor for your commercial or residential needs can sometimes be a very stressful process. There are many contractors out there that might seem to be a good fit for you, when in reality, might not actually be.

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Topics: Construction Risk Management

Real Estate Developers’ Wrap-Up Challenges & Benefits

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Real Estate development is a business process that focuses on the overall development and renovation of a property, whether that is an existing property or a brand-new one. When it comes to real estate development, it is important that the proper Wrap-Up insurance is placed prior to the start of the project. Finding the right insurance program is important to the overall success of the project’s efficiency.

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Topics: CCIP, OCIP, Wrap-Ups, Developers

Mental Health Effects in the Workplace

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Mental health is an important part of today’s society. People all around the world have made it a priority to begin to raise awareness regarding mental health. Not only in everyday personal life, but in the workplace as well. Sometimes, companies and employers tend to overlook the mental health of their employees, when in reality the employee’s mental health is actually crucial to their work performance.

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Topics: Employee Benefits

Have Pride in Your Company's Health Benefits

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As Pride Month is coming to an end, now is a good time to ensure your company’s health benefits package represents your entire workforce.  

Healthcare disparities among the LGBTQ+ community are common. Due to this, around 35% of LGBTQ+ community members do not receive healthcare because of past visits being negative. The provider could have been unsupportive and/or uneducated about the LGBTQ+ community and their needs.  

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Topics: Employee Benefits

Determining Standard vs Non-Standard Bond Limitations


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Many active bond users can sometimes be limited in their bonding potential. These limitations occur differently depending on the bond program. There are multiple ways to determine the bond limits for both standard and non-standard bond programs.

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Topics: Surety Bonding

6 Ways Data Subjects Can Exercise their Rights

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