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SB1271 Hearing Pending

Last week we shared that Senate President Karen Fann introduced SB1271 – the bill number is the same as last year – and that we were waiting on information regarding the committee assignment for the bill and a hearing date. We have since received word that the bill has been assigned to the Senate Judiciary […]

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January Events

Start 2019 off right by registering for these terrific January events! New members are always welcome to attend. Friday, January 18 Health & Safety Committee Meeting The American Subcontractors Association and David James, with FNF Construction, Inc. invite you to attend this month’s Health and Safety Committee Meeting on “Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry.” […]

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Hurricane Harvey Relief

Our hearts go out to the citizens of Texas whose lives have been devastated by Hurricane Harvey. In this time of need, we should all offer a helping hand to support relatives, friends, fellow ASA members, and total strangers who have had their lives turned upside down. The American Subcontractors Association of Arizona and Lifestyles […]

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Stay Competitive and Reduce Business Risks with ASA Webinars

  Stay Competitive and Reduce Business Risks with ASA Webinars 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time / 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time Second Tuesday of the Month Beginning in September! AIC Constructor Certification Continuing Professional Development Credits: 1.5 In today’s competitive construction marketplace, subcontractors need to learn and hone business strategies that […]

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DOL Issues Enforcement Guidance on Misclassification of Employees

DOL Issues Enforcement Guidance on Misclassification of Employees On July 15, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued guidance on the enforcement of the law prohibiting the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. The Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “Suffer or Permit” Standard in the Identification of Employees Who Are […]

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Member Tip “Retirement Effectiveness”

Retirement effectiveness: Written by: Jan Duncan, Sagicor Life Insurance Company Standard retirement plans such as 401-k, profit sharing, pension, etc…. are beneficial and well known but many business owners are not aware of the many areas of the US Tax Code which allow for much greater owner retirement contributions, safer investments options with competitive gains, […]

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What’s the Deal with Drones?

What’s the Deal with Drones? Article written by: Matthew Snowden, Minard-Ames Insurance Services LLC Many contractors are asking “What’s the deal with drones?” If what they mean is: “What’s the risk of taking photos of a job with a drone?” then there is no single way to answer their question. Some follow-up questions like these may […]

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