In the last three months, four clients called me about six situations that were causing them to lose sleep. Not surprisingly, in each case, with help from a recent NASBP document, we determined they needed legal advice from a construction attorney.
There are contractors who don’t care about employment regulations. They ignore the regulations that distinguish an employee from an Independent Contractor. There are substantial efforts underway to stop the practice that costs all taxpayers.
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.