This treatise provides construction contractors, property owners and managers, trade associations, and their counsel with tips, practical examples, and strategies to avoid legal pitfalls in the unique landscape of construction industry labor and employment law. It discusses issues including wage and hour laws, discrimination claims and affirmative action requirements, permanent hires versus project-by-project hiring, collective bargaining issues unique to the construction industry, and much more.
The construction business has always differed from other industries in its employment patterns and contracting relationships, and has even developed certain separate legal doctrines, many of which developed due to the short and occasional nature of construction work and the need for employers to know their labor costs before bidding. Construction Industry Labor and Employment Law discusses the many unique employment-related aspects of the industry, from general labor and employment law principles to a multitude of specific issues.
This book gives construction industry employers and contractors strategies to avoid legal pitfalls and navigate the unique legal circumstances that define the industry. Written by attorneys involved in some of the leading cases in the industry, the book features useful tips and practical examples. Perspectives highlighted in the book include those of attorneys representing construction contractors, property owners and managers, and trade associations.
Major areas covered include:
The treatise also includes 37 separate appendices providing practical guidance from the Management, Neutral, and Union perspectives.
The 2017 Supplement updates the treatise with analysis of topics including:
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