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FL Plans New Squeeze on Defect Suits

How long should builders be on the hook for latent construction defects that later cause failures in their infrastructure, buildings and homes?

NV Reins in Lawsuits Against Builders

Taking action against what it calls a business-killing litigation climate, Nevada has overhauled its "construction defects" law to clamp down on suits against builders.

Bad Practices Endanger UK Workers

Forty percent of 1,748 building sites failed health and safety checks in a recent inspection sweep in the UK, authorities say.

Rare Order Targets Painter Intimidation

The U.S. Labor Department has gone to court to stop alleged harassment and threats by a New England painting contractor against employees in a long-running wage dispute.

Fines, Education Follow Wage Fraud

"Do as I say, not as I did" will be a Chicago contractor's message for peers, as the company pays a hefty fine and agrees to educate others after defrauding nearly 100 workers of their fair ...

Feds: Lead Risk for Painters Persists

Lead exposure on the job remains a significant health threat in painting and blasting, despite decades of improvement among other occupations and the general public, a new federal study repo...

NY Dismissed from Bridge Painter’s Suit

The City of New York has been released from a multi-defendant lawsuit by a former bridge painter who alleges that his years on the job caused his lung cancer.

Building Jobs, Spending Keep Growing

U.S. construction unemployment hit a six-year low in September, on the heels of a four-year high in project spending the month before, the federal government reported.


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