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From the monthly archives: March 2013

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OFCCP Rescinds Guidance Documents on Compensation Procedures

Effective Feb. 28, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has released new procedures for reviewing contractor compensation programs and practices.
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DOL Issues Health Benefits Laws Self-Compliance Tool

The Department of Labor has issued a self-compliance tool for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provisions related to part 7 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. 
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DOL Issues FMLA Final Rule

The Department of Labor recently issued a final rule related to military caregivers and exigency leaves for employers that are covered under the Family Medical Leave Act. 
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Baltimore Metro Chapter Awards Scholarship to Aspiring Construction Student

The ABC Baltimore Metro Chapter’s Women in ABC committee Jan. 15 awarded $4,000 to high school student Emily Burgess of Seton Keough High School for submitting a winning design in a canned food construction project competition.
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CFMA/ABC IT Survey Available for Purchase

ABC members can now purchase the results of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)/ABC IT Survey for the Construction Industry at a reduced price. Members were asked to participate in the survey last year. 
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NLRB to Seek Supreme Court Review of “Recess” Appointment Decision

The National Labor Relations Board March 12 announced it will file a petition with the United States Supreme Court for review of a Jan. 25 decision by an appeals court, which found President Obama’s “recess” appointment of members to the board in early 2012 was unconstitutional. 
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ABC Members Send 3200 Letters to Elected Officials Using ABC Advocacy App

Since its launch in February, ABC members have used the ABC Action app to send more than 3200 letters to their elected officials addressing issues critical to the merit shop construction industry. 
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Employment Report Shows Job Growth in All Significant Construction Sectors

According to the March 9 employment report by the Department of Labor, the construction industry added 48,000 jobs in February—the largest monthly increase since March 2007 – with growth reported in every significant construction segment and with specialty trade contractors responsible for approximately two out of every three jobs. Read the rest of entry »

GSA Request for Information on Green Building Certification Systems Due April 8

Submissions related to the General Services Administration Feb. 5 request for information regarding their review of green building certification systems for use in federal buildings are due April 8.
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USCIS Releases Updated I-9 Form

The Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) March 8 released a revised I-9 Form. 
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