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OSHA issues final beryllium rules

OSHA issues final beryllium rules

On August 31, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rulemaking amending the construction and shipyard standards for beryllium exposures (85 FR 53910).

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Associations Support Safe to Work Act

Associations Support Safe to Work Act

The legislation calls for liability limitations for individuals and businesses, health care providers, and others during the coronavirus public health emergency. One section addresses the “applicability of the targeted liability protections for pandemic and epidemic products and security countermeasures with respect to COVID–19.”

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Study Shows States Can Lease Toll Roads to Fund Infrastructure, Pay Off Debt

Study Shows States Can Lease Toll Roads to Fund Infrastructure, Pay Off Debt

Amid recession and plummeting revenues, monetizing state-owned toll roads can fund needed transportation projects or pay off debt and other liabilities.

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NDA sends updated priorities letter to Congress and White House, holds town hall on COVID relief bill

NDA sends updated priorities letter to Congress and White House, holds town hall on COVID relief bill

The House of Representatives previously passed a bill and the Senate currently has a working draft, but Republicans and Democrats still need to reach an agreement. NDA is lobbying the Senate for issues important to the demolition industry.

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Prerecorded NDA Town Hall Discussion: COVID-19 and Advocacy Efforts

Prerecorded NDA Town Hall Discussion: COVID-19 and Advocacy Efforts

View NDA's Town Hall Discussion on “Phase 4” COVID-19 Relief . The town hall  was held on Wednesday, August 26 and covered issues ranging from employer liability protection proposals, small business relief, and more. It is free and open to NDA members and nonmembers alike.

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Top Five Labor Law Developments For July 2020

Top Five Labor Law Developments For July 2020

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) modified its standard for determining whether an employer may lawfully discipline an employee for abusive or offensive statements and conduct

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New federal procurement opportunities upload

New federal procurement opportunities upload

Search this week’s upload which allows members to obtain information for federal demolition contracts via the NDA website. 

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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Guidance for the Lost Wages Assistance Program to Provide Needed Relief to Americans

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Guidance for the Lost Wages Assistance Program to Provide Needed Relief to Americans

LWA is authorized by Presidential Memorandum, and provides claimants in most Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs up to $400 per week additional benefits, starting with weeks of unemployment ending on or after Aug. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 27, 2020 at the latest.

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Common misconceptions surrounding demolition

Common misconceptions surrounding demolition

Demolition takes many forms, from removing an internal wall to the complete demolition and rehabilitation of a redundant mining site.

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Zoning Committee Signs Off On Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Proposed New Implosion Permit Rules

Zoning Committee Signs Off On Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Proposed New Implosion Permit Rules

Three months after the implosion of a smokestack blanketed parts of Little Village in dust, a City Council panel has backed Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan to overhaul the approval process 

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