Tag Archive: Construction

Stormwater Regulations for Business

Stormwater Requirements for Businesses

by | January 14, 2019

There’s been a lot of interest lately on the plight of the southern Puget Sound Orca pod population and the impact that stormwater and other pollution may have on them.  With their numbers declining, the state of Washington is considering various options to address the decline.  Meanwhile, the federal government is also considering revising water quality and stormwater... View Article

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Three Quick Tips for Effective Construction Contracts

by | October 25, 2018

Similar to many industries, legal battles within the construction industry primarily consist of disputes over contract terms. Careful drafting and negotiation of your contracts is the best tool to avoid disputes because it sets expectations early and provides the tools to address them if they arise. Keep these three tips in mind when entering into... View Article

Construction Industry

Physical Abilities Testing: Four Guidelines to Minimize Scrutiny

by | September 17, 2018

Physical Abilities Tests (PAT) can be a useful tool for employers that seek ideal workers for physically demanding jobs. However, a biased test could cost your business millions in investigations, charges, and lawsuits. Just earlier this year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed two cases of female discrimination that cost the respective companies $2.5... View Article