COVID-19 AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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March 27, 2020

50 STATES ESSENTIAL BUSINESS ANALYSIS


The CCL team is working around the clock to make sure you are up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 developments and how they are impacting the construction industry. Follow the link below to learn about the latest developments in your state.

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March 27, 2020

WALLS & CEILINGS SPEAKS TO CONSTRUCTION EXPERTS ON COVID-19


On March 19, Walls & Ceilings Publisher Jill Bloom interviewed the magazine’s Editorial Director Mark Fowler and Trent Cotney CEO of Cotney Construction Law. The interview addressed what these two individuals have been hearing from the industry in terms of how COVID-19 has impacted their business.

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March 26, 2020

VIDEO: HANDLING CRISIS MANAGEMENT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC


In the uncharted waters that is the COVID-19 pandemic, roofing contractors are doing everything they can to adjust while continuing to provide much-needed services to their clients. It’s fair to say that many are working in crisis mode.

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March 26, 2020

OSHA GUIDELINES ON REPORTING COVID-19 ILLNESSES AND INJURIES


In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released guidance addressing specific standards that may be applicable when dealing with the current crisis…

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March 25, 2020

EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR COVID-19


Join January Allen, partner at Cotney Construction Law, as she discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic and recent legislation are impacting employers’ obligations, including worker health and health screening, training and safety, paid sick leave, and family medical leave.

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March 24, 2020

WHAT THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT MEANS FOR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESSES


On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law. This comes on the heels of the passing of an $8.3 billion emergency spending package and is likely to be followed by a number of new laws and provisions designed to provide relief from the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In addition to providing nutrition assistance, boosting unemployment aid, and making COVID-19 testing free to the public, the act has a number of provisions that greatly impact small businesses.

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March 24, 2020

MECKLENBURG COUNTY STAY AT HOME PROCLAMATION: WHAT IT MEANS FOR CONSTRUCTION IN CHARLOTTE


On March 23, 2020 Mecklenburg County issued a stay at home proclamation to begin Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8:00am at the request of Atrium Health and Novant Health, the two largest healthcare systems in the area in an attempt to combat the rapid up-swing of cases in the county without overwhelming critical services. The proclamation is permitted under the North Carolina General Assembly Article 1A of Chapter 166A entitled “North Carolina Emergency Management Act…

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March 24, 2020

ATLANTA STAY AT HOME ORDER AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY


Shortly before midnight on Monday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued Executive Order 2020-21, enforcing a “stay-at-home” directive for all residents within Atlanta’s city limits. The Executive Order, which took effect at midnight Tuesday and will remain in effect for 14 days, follows a long line of major metropolitan cities issuing similar orders to combat the spread of the novel Coronavirus. The Order does, however, contain an “Essential Business” exception that allows businesses who “provide… certain essential services or engage in certain essential activities and work for essential business and government services” to remain active…

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March 24, 2020

EVERYTHING ROOFING COMPANIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT


Passed by the Senate late Wednesday evening and subsequently signed into law by President Trump, the FFCRA underwent some important revisions since passing in the House of Representatives. The final version of the FFCRA includes two significant laws regarding paid employee leave: (1) the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and (2) the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act…

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March 23, 2020

ADDRESSING THE CORONAVIRUS IN BOSTON


As COVID-19 begins to spread throughout the U.S., federal, state and local governments have instituted an array of emergency measures designed to temper the effects of what is now considered by the World Health Organization, a global pandemic. The City of Boston took drastic measures this week, announcing….

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