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INSIGHT: Construction Industry Outlook—Post-Covid Legal Trends

Posted on June 30, 2020 by Donald Sonn By: Joanna Horsnail and Casey Williams https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/insight-construction-industry-outlook-post-covid-legal-trends June 30, 2020, 1:00 AM Covid-19 has necessitated a rethinking of safety, supply chain, and technology in the construction industry. Mayer Brown LLP attorneys look at five trends in construction projects in the wake of Covid-19, with suggestions for how attorneys…
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Considerations and Practicalities for Returning Employees to Work During a Pandemic

Article Link: https://www.hklaw.com/en/insights/publications/2020/05/considerations-and-practicalities-for-returning-employees-to-work By: Erika Royal | Valerie E. Brown | Rachel C. Shim | Phillip M. Schreiber Uncertainty surrounding when employers might return employees to work has given way to uncertainty about how to do so. Employers who are considering reopening in the coming weeks will be faced with a dramatically different workplace and…
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5 Steps To Reopen Your Workplace, According To CDC’s Latest Guidance

Article Link: https://www.fisherphillips.com/resources-alerts-5-steps-to-reopen-your-workplace-according The Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC) just released guidance to assist employers in making decisions regarding reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides continuing to follow the recommendations issued by state and local health departments when determining the most appropriate actions to take, you should pay particular attention to these five steps. 1. Consider…
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Five Steps to a Successful Negotiation

By: Steve Bookbinder Typically, there are five general steps every negotiation process should have: Preparation and Planning Defining the Ground Rules Clarification and Justification Bargaining and Problem Solving Action and Implementation We will briefly expand upon each step and then provide three strategies you can leverage to enhance and personalize this process to your selling…
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How to Make your Office Safer for Everyone During COVID-19

By: Belynda Cianci In only a few short weeks, the emergence of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has created an unprecedented impact on the way we live and work. As the virus continues to spread across the United States, public life is increasingly shut down. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a ban on gatherings…
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7 Essential Tips for Working From Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Article Link: https://www.themuse.com/advice/coronavirus-work-from-home-tips By: Regina Borsellino In the midst of the new coronavirus pandemic, many companies are implementing voluntary or mandatory work-from-home policies. That means lots of us are dealing with an unusual challenge: working from home for the first time, full-time. Even if you’ve done it before, working from home because of coronavirus might…
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Our offices will never be the same after COVID-19. Here’s what they could look like

Article Link: https://www.fastcompany.com/90488060/our-offices-will-never-be-the-same-after-covid-19-heres-what-they-could-look-like By: Mark Wilson It’s hard to imagine now—as most of us are reading this in quarantine, with our feet propped on Costco boxes of spaghetti noodles—but we will one day have to go back to our offices. COVID-19 won’t be eradicated, and not everyone will be immune. But we’ll still be expected…
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How to Avoid Burnout in the Middle of a Pandemic

Article Link: https://vitals.lifehacker.com/how-to-avoid-burnout-in-the-middle-of-a-pandemic-1843322169?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Rachel Fairbank Burnout is defined as a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged stress. Given the nonstop barrage of stressors these past few months, many of us are probably well on our way to developing burnout, if we aren’t there already. “Burnout is chronic stress gone…
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San Francisco Area Construction To Restart May 4, But Safety Requirements Questioned

Article Link: https://www.enr.com/articles/49290-san-francisco-area-construction-to-restart-may-4-but-safety-requirements-questioned By: Erica Berardi Seven San Francisco Bay-area health officers are reopening all construction, effective May 4, under updated shelter-in-place orders. But new required safety protocols, in place of social distancing requirements, are prompting questions from firms and industry groups regarding the mandate for third-party, COVID-19 accountability supervisors. “Under the new orders, all construction…
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8 Construction-Technology Innovations That Changed the Game in 2017

Article Link: https://www.autodesk.com/redshift/construction-technology-2017/ By: ANGUS W. STOCKING, L.S. November 17, the UK’s Institution of Structural Engineers announced its 2017 Structural Award winners. The globe-spanning projects included a billowy football stadium roof in Bilbao, Spain; an adaptable, easily transportable stage structure for Adele’s 25 tour; and an elegant and seismically robust Bahá’í temple in Chile. As diverse as the entries are, they have an inventive artistry…
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