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    SWACCA Encourages Members to Ask Their Member of Congress to Fix the Retail Glitch

    These efforts to fix the so-called “retail glitch” have evolved and there is now a large coalition of diverse groups urging Congress to address this issue.

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    Dept. of Labor Issues a Proposed Rule Allowing for Electronic Disclosure of Retirement Plan Information in Lieu of Paper Statements

    DOL estimates that the NPRM would save an estimated $2.4 billion over the next ten years for ERISA-covered retirement plans by eliminating materials, printing, and mailing costs associated with furnishing printed disclosures.

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    OSHA Implements New Inspection Weighting System with a Greater Emphasis on Falls and Other Fatal Hazards

    In its memo, OSHA lists falls, being struck by an object, electrocutions, and being caught in/between structures, machines, or equipment as the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry. 

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    SWACCA President Testifies Before House Committee On Misclassification In The Construction Industry

    On Thursday, Sept. 26, Matt Townsend, the President of the Signatory Wall and Ceiling Contractors Alliance (SWACCA) and Chief Executive Officer of OCP Contractors, Inc., located in Holland, Ohio, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives.

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    SWACCA President to Testify Before House Committee on Misclassification in the Construction Industry

    WASHINGTON, DC — On Thursday, Sept. 26, at 10:15 a.m. EDT, Matt Townsend, the President of the Signatory Wall and Ceiling Contractors Alliance (SWACCA) and...

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