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Supply Chain Challenges Facing the Construction Industry Impact All Property Owners

Business owners, C-suite team members, and property owners – it goes without saying that you have navigated many storms thrown at you by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is likely you led your team through the government shutdown, implemented new safety programs to bring your team back to work, pivoted..

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Pitching Your Business in the Bonding World: What You Need to Know

Most business owners think that if their company’s financials are in good shape that is all they need to get a good rate and bonding capacity. However, there are quite a few more steps to this process outside of having an impressive financial record. For example, when your company gets..

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OSHA’s National Safety Stand-down to Prevent Falls in Construction Runs May 3-7

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, falls account for the 30% of fatalities in the construction industry. To raise awareness about falls and to help prevent them, the..

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Contractors: Confirm Your Paycheck Protection Program Decision

On April 23, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued guidance to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the CARES Act. This followed an April 21, 2020 declaration by Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Mnuchin, that there would be “severe consequences” to large companies that..

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Contractors: Plan Now for the Financial Future

As an essential business, construction work is ongoing and revenue continues to be generated. While working through this time, it is obvious that things are not normal, and won’t be back to normal for some time. As such, there are choppy waters that lie ahead. Companies that navigate best..

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How to Handle a COVID-19 Exposure on the Jobsite

A construction site is a fluid place where things not only change day-to-day, but minute-to-minute. All the precautions that you can possibly take to protect workers has been executed to the best of your abilities. But, then it happens! Someone at the site has been exposed to or has the symptoms..

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Developing Your Contract Negotiation Strategy

While COVID-19 has caused major slowdowns across the economy, most segments of the construction industry remain hard at work. As we approach the beginning of another season, evaluating the way your organization handles the contracts that govern your jobs is a crucial step towards ensuring your..

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COVID-19 Safety Stand-Down Week April 6-10

Next week April 6-10th there will be a COVID-19 Safety Stand-Down.

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Changes to Wisconsin Contractor's Premium Adjustment Program (WCPAP)

If your organization is eligible to file for the Wisconsin Contractor’s Premium Adjustment Program, please be aware that effective 2/1/2021 the Wisconsin Compensation Rating Bureau (WCRB) will no longer issue courtesy orange postcard reminders to employers.

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Builder’s Risk Insurance and Waivers of Subrogation

Spring has sprung and with that the building season is in full swing! Though, come to think of it, when hasn’t building been in full swing as of late? With all these buildings going into the ground and sprouting out of it, it makes me think of builder’s risk insurance

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