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Christmas at Gilley’s

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) held their Christmas party and Las Vegas casino night at Gilley’s Dec. 7. One hundred-eighty-five members and guests attended the event. –cmw...

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Night of awards

DALLAS/FT WORTH - As the end of 2018 approaches, the Regional Black Contractors Association (RBCA) held their annual Year End Awards Gala. The star-studded night was held at the Hilton Hotel & Resort in Arlington on Oct. 20. Dr. Claud Anderson inspired everyone as the evening’s keynote speaker. –cmw...

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Jesse Points memorial golf

DALLAS/FT WORTH - It was a beautiful 90-degree, sunny, breezy afternoon for the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) North Texas Chapter’s 17th Annual Jesse Points Memorial Golf Classic. The event was held on Oct. 5 at the plush Waterchase Golf Club in east Fort Worth. –cmw...

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Roofing & clays

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA) held its 2018 Clay Shoot on Sept. 12 at Elm Fork Shooting Club. Competitive shooters Travis Mears and Clay Robertson were on hand as “sharp shooters.” –cmw...

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Construction hunger relief

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The talents of American Institute of Architects (AIA) Fort Worth Chapter members once again met fighting hunger in Tarrant County using their artistic skills. The citywide competition took place at the NorthEast Mall. Participants began constructing the structures of food cans on Oct. 14, followed by an awards gala held on Oct. 19. All food items used to construct the structures in the CANstruction competition will be donated to...

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Golfing at Waterchase

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Fort Worth Chapter held their 19th Annual Golf Tournament at Waterchase Golf Course. The event was held on Oct. 11 with 130 golfers in attendance. –cmw...

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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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