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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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    SWACCA Helping to Shine A Light On Employer Misclassification

    Since starting its public policy program in the fourth quarter of 2017, SWACCA has been at the forefront of fighting back against employer misclassification in our industry. 

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    DC AG Karl Racine Releases A Report on Misclassification in the Construction Industry

    Companies are able to gain an unfair advantage “by failing to pay overtime, shifting tax burdens to workers, and evading other taxes and required payments entirely” according to the report.  

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