HVAC & Refrigeration

Trent Cotney of Cotney Construction Law has served the HVAC and Refrigeration industry since 1999. He was a member of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association (RACCA) from 2006-2008 and is a current member. He has spoken at at least five Florida Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors Association (FRACCA) annual education conferences and he has advocated on behalf of air conditioning contractors at the Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB). He serves as General Counsel to FRACCA where he provides legal services to FRACCA and its members. In addition, several Cotney Construction Law staff members worked in the HVAC industry prior to working for Cotney Construction Law.

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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.

Department of Labor Overtime Final Ruling

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Prisoner Reentry Programs and the Construction Industry Part 2

There are over two million people incarcerated in the United States prison system and there are over 600,000 inmates released from our prison system annually....

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