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Increase in Penalties Begins in August

Courtesy of ABC National Newsline Due to a provision in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, all agencies with civil monetary penalties covered by the statute have the authority to raise penalties annually in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Some agencies affected by this increase include DOL, EPA …

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Legal News

OFCCP Issues Final Rule on Sex Discrimination for Federal Contractors

On June 15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a final rule on Discrimination on the Basis of Sex. The final rule applies to federal contractors (including subcontractors) and is effective on Aug. 15, 2016. The final rule discusses the following …

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Construction’s Contribution to Economy Increases in 30 States in 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 17— The value added by the private construction industry as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 30 states and decreased in only six in 2015, according to a report released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nationally, construction’s direct contribution to GDP increased …

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