Category: Construction

getting ready for the DOL overtime rule

5 Things to Know About the New Overtime Rule

For the first time in 12 years, the federal government is updating the rules on overtime pay. The new rule, which was announced earlier this year by the Department of Labor and will go into effect on December 1. The new rule more than doubles the minimum salary that businesses must pay employees in order…

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Construction crew doing home improvements

Construction Industry Cashes in on Home Improvement Trend

Hurry up and wait … How investing in current home construction can pay off for patient homeowners. In many states, the housing industry has become one in which supply cannot keep up with demand. There simply aren’t enough available options for home buyers–other than those that enjoy bidding wars. Given the nature of the market, many…

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