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2013-06-07 16:25:04

CALPASC Supports Commissioner in Putting Proper Incentives in Construction Contracting SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, the California Labor Commissioner's enforcement efforts are paying off - for state coffers and legitimate contractors - but not for general contractors and subcontractors who skirt the law. A press release issued on June 6, 2013, by the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) announced yet another round of citations, this time totaling...

2013-06-06 12:29:57

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su issued citations totaling $748,366 to four general contractors on four public works jobs in Central and Southern California. The Labor Commissioner issued citations for public works and labor law violations affecting a total of 89 workers to the general contractors and their subcontractors. The prime contractors cited are Tutor Perini Corporation in Sylmar, Cyrcon Builders, LP in Los Angeles,...

2013-06-04 23:24:15

Xool announces launch of its services for obtaining home improvement contractors. Xool is currently seeking contractors for the Philadelphia market. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Xool is a Philadelphia based startup company that provides e-commerce solution for home improvement contractor services. Xool differs from its competition by offering instantaneous information about home improvement contractors. Homeowners can put in their home improvement project, and can see the...

2013-05-30 23:02:40

Angie´s List is warning consumers in the Moore, Okla. area — and anyone who´s suffered through a storm — to be on guard against unscrupulous people who offer to help rebuild, but who aren´t qualified or even prepared to follow through. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Angie´s List is warning consumers in the Moore, Okla. area — and anyone who´s suffered through a storm — to be on guard against unscrupulous people who offer to help...

2013-05-19 23:00:28

A construction proposal is an agreement that is a legal document just like a contract. It should list the product options by name, itemize services, and be custom to your job. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 In the construction industry there are a lot of what is called "Storm Chasers" or "Scams". A misconception with the general public has been that if a construction company knocks on your door, they must not be a reputable company. Owner Josh Noel of Quality Roofing says "Door...

2013-05-09 16:29:37

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) recent announcement reminded prime contractors on public works projects about the consequences of hiring subcontractors who intentionally skirt the law by failing to pay prevailing wages. According to Christine Baker, Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), Labor Commissioner Julie Su "has reinvigorated public works enforcement in the state," resulting in three public works...

2013-05-07 12:32:21

Professional licensing, workers' compensation, and corporate status detailed on report ORLANDO, Fla., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding contractors for repairs, remodels, and new construction has never been easier. From referrals to advertisements, candidates are abundant. But contractor horror stories also abound--how can you avoid a construction nightmare? Vetting your prospective contractor just got a whole lot easier. iCheckContractors.com verifies Florida contractors'...

2013-05-03 23:22:32

Glenda Sparnell received a Frequent Contract Placer award from contract staffing back-office provider Top Echelon® Contracting, Inc., for contract placements made in 2012. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 By simply helping meet all of her clients´ staffing needs, recruiter Glenda Sparnell has earned a Frequent Contract Placer (FCP) award from contract staffing back-office provider Top Echelon Contracting, Inc. (TEC). The FCP program allows recruiters like Sparnell to get...

2013-05-02 08:31:43

John Kruk, MLB All-Star and ESPN Analyst will Keynote the Event NEW YORK, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Contracting Business and Contractor today announced Comfortech 2013, which will take place September 18-20, 2013 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. Comfortech 2013 brings together the owners and managers of residential and commercial HVACR and hydronics/plumbing contracting firms to sharpen their skills, re-energize their businesses, preview and demo...

2013-04-24 12:31:02

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 1 and 2, nearly 1,000 people will gather at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex for the National Craft Championships (NCC), an annual event that draws the construction industry's top apprentices and trainees and pits them against each other over the course of two days. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130424/CG00899) The young men and women who are competing in 13 different categories represent more than five...