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Winning at remodeling

AUSTIN - The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) held its 2017 Contractor of the Year Awards Nov. 3 at The Mansion. Winners of the 2017 Contractor of the Year Awards include:...

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Mugs, cups, glassware holiday style

AUSTIN - The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) collected toys for the Dell Children’s Hospital, exchanged holiday mugs, cups, glassware and raffled off some amazing gift baskets at their holiday party held Dec. 6 at Big Daddy’s Burger and Bar. -cmw...

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12/26/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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NAWIC’s new leadership

AUSTIN - On Aug. 30, Beth Brooks, CAE took over the role of executive vice president of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), a continuation of more than 30 years of leadership for the Certified Association Executive....

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Recognition and reward

AUSTIN - The Central Texas Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors gathered on Oct. 11 at the J.W. Marriott in Austin for its annual Excellence in Construction Awards Banquet and Ceremony....

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NAWIC elects Ritchie as president

AUSTIN - Austin’s chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) has elected Taryn Ritchie as its president....

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Where the wild things are

AUSTIN - Texas Disposal Systems was host to members of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Austin Chapter for their Annual Fish Fry on Oct. 5....

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Legal - Emerging risk—Misappropriation of pay application proceeds under a factoring agreement

AUSTIN - The explosion of factors in the construction industry has exposed a legislative gap in the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (the “Act”). The Texas Legislature created the Act as a remedial measure to ensure that contractors, subcontractors, and materialman are paid for their work to improve real property. The Act imposes a fiduciary duty on contractors and subcontractors who are paid directly under a construction contract. These co...

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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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Insurance - Third Party Over Actions required by written contract

HOUSTON - What is one of the most common types of construction claim arising from on-going operations? It’s called a “third party over action”. As an example, subcontractor’s employee is injured on the job, makes a workers’ compensation claim, but is dissatisfied with the benefits provided. Subcontractor’s employee is prohibited from suing his/her employer due to the exclusive remedy rule of workers’ compensation, so that employe...

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Accounting - Passing down your family business

SAN ANTONIO - Last month we talked about retiring from your business and the succession planning it requires. This month, I’d like to focus on keeping the business in the family. Is it your dream to pass your business down to a son, daughter or another family member? Maybe your dream is for several heirs to one day run the business together?...

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