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DOL to Host Two-Day Virtual Forum for Construction Industry Employers and Workers in the Southwest

The Department of Labor has announced it will host a two-day virtual event April 7 – 8, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Time to provide guidance on federal requirements governing construction employment to construction employers, contractors, and workers in the Southwest United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Small Business Administration representatives will also participate in the virtual event.

The 2021 Virtual Construction Forum will focus on federal regulations governing employment in the construction industry to help the public, including employers, workers and advocates, understand critical worker protections during the coronavirus pandemic. This event will include discussions on the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, recent Executive Orders and Prevailing Wage Surveys. Presentations on workplace safety, employment benefits plans and federal contractor compliance will also be offered.

Attendance at the event is free of charge, but the DOL requires that participants register for the seminar in advance at this link.


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