Employment Law

Employment Law

Cotney Construction Law represents construction professionals in all aspects of employment law. Our firm defends employers in wage and hour cases, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues, Whistleblower and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) retaliation claims, discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaints. Our experienced construction attorneys also handle the prosecution of trade secret and non-compete violations.

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OSHA Update: New Year, New Direction?

Based on a significant shift in leadership, many are speculating on possible changes to OSHA’s practices enforcement  going into 2018.  Given the current administration’s reputation for opposing regulation, some believe that OSHA will start to favor compliance rather than enforcement.

Immigration Corner: Two Strategies to Avoid or Limit Potential E-Verify Liability for Contractors

The E-Verify rule for federal contractors can be a deal breaker for many contractors. The requirements imposed on contractors can expose them to liability with...

Why Cold Storage Construction Is Poised to Take Off

Here’s something cool you probably haven’t heard much about up to this point, cold storage construction is on the rise, and it’s presenting contractors with...

Staying Safe Around Power Lines Part 2

In part one, we discussed the minimum clearance distances that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires contractors to abide by when working in...

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