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ACCOUNTING

Accounting - Entity Selection and Changes

HOUSTON - Whether you set out to build a construction empire or started picking up odd jobs in your spare time, at some point, you made a decision about the type of entity you wanted for your business. What you chose when starting out may not be the best option for you now, but the good news is you are not locked in....

Created by : tericksoncn
09/28/2017 11:02:00 | Viewed: 0
INSURANCE

Insurance – Holy Shift! What Happened to the Workforce?

HOUSTON - While the days may seem long the years go by fast, and in the blink of an eye America’s workforce is changing dramatically. Instead of one identifiable demographic, the workplace now spans four generations: baby boomers, generation X, millennials, and post-millennials. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2010, 42% of the workplace was aged 45 or higher, and by 2050 this age group is projected to encompass nearly 50% o...

Created by : tericksoncn
09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
LEGAL

Legal - Review of 85th Legislature on the construction industry

HOUSTON - The Texas Senate and the House of Representatives (the “Legislature”) meets every two years. The Legislature convenes on the second Tuesday in January of every odd numbered year. The session ends 140 nights later. The Legislature is required to pass a state budget for the next biennium....

Created by : tericksoncn
09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
OSHA

OSHA delays crane operator certification requirement & monorail hoist

AUSTIN - Under OSHA’s standard for cranes and derricks used in construction work, crane operators are to be certified by November 10, 2017. Until that date, employers also have duties under the standard to ensure that crane operators are trained and competent to operate the crane safely. The Agency is proposing to delay the deadline and extend the existing employer duty to ensure that operators of equipment covered by this standard are compete...

Created by : kestescn
09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0