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Why Pot Policies Are the New Must-Have for Contractors
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Why Pot Policies Are the New Must-Have for Contractors

Don't be put off by one expert's understanding of how a nail gun works. The legal... More

From What We Gather: March 6 - 10, 2017
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From What We Gather: March 6 - 10, 2017

On JLC's news radar this week: Home Depot settles data breach lawsuit, California... More

REAXX Has Been Banned Entry to the U.S.
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REAXX Has Been Banned Entry to the U.S.

A court ruling that will very likely stand has sealed the fate of Bosch's... More

Maine Landlord Draws Jail Term in Fatal Fire
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Maine Landlord Draws Jail Term in Fatal Fire

After finding a Portland, Maine, landlord not guilty of manslaughter, a state... More

NYC Foreman Guilty in Cave-In Death
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NYC Foreman Guilty in Cave-In Death

An excavation death has led to a criminal conviction in a New York court More

Mobile Phones on Construction Sites: Managing the Hazards
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Mobile Phones on Construction Sites: Managing the Hazards

OSHA thinks it's time to consider the safety hazards posed by the use of mobile... More

Florida Builder Busted for Alleged Sandy Ripoffs
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Florida Builder Busted for Alleged Sandy Ripoffs

New Jersey prosecutors plan to extradite a Florida contractor, charging a... More

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No Copyright Violation in Florida Home Plan Lawsuit, Says Court

"Shared elements" aren't enough to prove that plans are "substantially similar" More

New York Contractor Convicted in Worker Death "Will Not Comply" With Sentence
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New York Contractor Convicted in Worker Death "Will Not Comply" With Sentence

Harco Construction's attorney told a court his client will not obey the judge's... More

Employer Found Guilty in New York Excavation Death
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Employer Found Guilty in New York Excavation Death

In a landmark verdict, a trial judge convicted a New York City construction... More

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