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From the monthly archives: May 2013

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'May 2013'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Tennessee Repeals Prevailing Wage Requirements on Vertical Construction

In a victory for merit shop construction and free enterprise, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) April 30 signed into law a bill (S.B. 1209) that repeals prevailing wage requirements on all vertical construction projects in the state. 
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Massachusetts Chapter Supports Victims of Boston Marathon Bombing

In the wake of the Boston marathon bombings, The ABC Massachusetts Chapter has made a contribution to the One Fund Boston, Inc., the charity set up by Gov. Deval Patrick and Mayor Thomas Menino to provide support to those affected by this tragic event.
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HHS Releases Final Applications for Health Coverage

The Department of Health and Human Services April 30 released its final applications for health insurance. 
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Proposed Regulations Issued on Minimum Value in Health Care Law

The Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) April 30 issued proposed regulations related to the minimum value of eligible employer-sponsored plans and other rules regarding the premium tax credit. 
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AIA Offers ABC Members a Discount on Liability of Construction Managers Webinar

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is hosting a webinar May 21 at 11 a.m. (ET) on the “Liability of Construction Managers,” and is offering ABC members their member rate of $29.99.
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NLRB Appeals Recess Appointment Decision to U.S. Supreme Court

The NLRB April 25 filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a Jan. 25 ruling that the 2012 presidential recess appointments of three members to the board were unconstitutional. 
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OSHA Issues Final Rule on Cranes and Derricks in Demolition and Underground Construction

On April 23, OSHA issued a final rule that applies the requirements of the August 2010 cranes and derricks in construction standard to demolition and underground work. These areas were inadvertently omitted from the original rule. 
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