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Contract Surety 07.27.2020

June Construction Employment Skyrockets

Great news for contractors! Per an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America, or AGC, employment within the construction province has bloomed from May to June in 31 states and the District of Columbia. “The…
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June Construction Employment Skyrockets
Contract Surety 06.18.2020

Construction Permits Rise in Latest Report

Though home construction had paused in the last few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems the construction industry is seeing a significant turnaround. This month, building permits were up 14.4% over April, with…
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Construction Permits Rise in Latest Report
Contract Surety 06.11.2020

A Contractor’s Guide to Overcome Unforeseen COVID-19 Struggles

The coronavirus pandemic has created serious disruptions across all industries. Construction contractors and skilled tradesmen and women are doing all they can to keep their businesses afloat during difficult economic circumstances. Below are important strategies…
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A Contractor’s Guide to Overcome Unforeseen COVID-19 Struggles
Contract Surety 06.09.2020

Construction Employment Surges in May

Last month, the construction industry created 464,000 net new jobs, the greatest monthly jump in construction jobs yet and a dramatic improvement from April, which recorded the industry’s largest month-over-month job loss. Per an Associated…
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Construction Employment Surges in May
Contract Surety 06.08.2020

New York City Restarts Construction During Phase One Reopening

Following a three-month delay, New York City construction sites are scrambling to resume operations and complete their projects. Manufacturing, wholesalers, “non-essential” retailers and construction workers can revive Hundreds of thousands of workers will be returning…
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New York City Restarts Construction During Phase One Reopening
Contract Surety 05.29.2020

OSHA Updates COVID-19 Guidance for Construction Industry

On May 27, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, refreshed its guidance for employers within the construction province. Though not legally binding, contractors are strongly encouraged to follow these recommendations when modifying…
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OSHA Updates COVID-19 Guidance for Construction Industry
Contract Surety 05.26.2020

NYC School Construction to Resume After Receiving Stimulus Funds

With faculty and students diligently and safely continuing to work from their homes and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the CEO and president of New York City’s School Construction Authority believes it is…
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NYC School Construction to Resume After Receiving Stimulus Funds
Contract Surety 05.20.2020

Massachusetts Construction and Manufacturing Businesses Reopen Monday

Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts has unveiled his reopening plan, allowing construction and manufacturing industries, along with places of worship, to open on May 18 as long as these businesses comply with mandatory social-distancing guidelines….
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Massachusetts Construction and Manufacturing Businesses Reopen Monday
Contract Surety 05.18.2020

New Jersey Will Resume Non-Essential Construction

On May 13, as a firm step on the road back to normalcy in the Garden state, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy enacted a novel Executive Order allowing the resumption of non-essential construction, along with…
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New Jersey Will Resume Non-Essential Construction