Posts tagged INFRASTRUCTURE
ABC to Biden Administration: Withdraw the DOL’s Davis-Bacon Proposed Rule
May 18, 2022 // “The DOL’s proposed rule does little to improve or modernize Davis-Bacon Act regulations in the face of decades of complaints by government officials, taxpayer watchdogs and industry stakeholders critical of this regulatory boondoggle well-known for increasing the cost of construction, discouraging competition from small businesses and diminishing the value of taxpayer investment in government infrastructure projects,” said Ben Brubeck
Biden Administration’s Davis-Bacon ‘Reforms’ Are More Pork for Labor Unions
May 17, 2022 // The construction industry currently faces supply chain disruptions, unprecedented materials-cost inflation, declining investment in structures, and a skilled-labor shortage of 650,000 people in 2022. To make matters worse, the Biden administration proposed controversial new regulations in March that will needlessly increase construction costs and discourage small businesses from bidding on taxpayer-funded projects.
What Do Lowe’s and Mercana Have in Common?
February 26, 2022 // Lowe’s and Mercana are both adding new locations soon in Right to Work Virginia! Lowes is adding a new distribution center in Roanoke County. Meanwhile, Mercana is adding a new location in Newport News! Read on so you can learn more about each investment!
Biden endures up-and-down first year on labor issues
January 18, 2022 // The administration’s decision to weaken COVID-19 isolation guidelines and rescind the emergency temporary standard for health care worker protections puts Biden in rare disagreement with labor unions.