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22Apr, 2020

Construction—The Top Industry Receiving PPP Loans

By |April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Industry, Nebraska Construction|Tags: , |0 Comments

As you have likely heard, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds have run out.  While Congress battles about how to add more funds to the PPP, the Small Business Administration has released the specifics about the number of businesses that received loans, the industries and locations. In a nutshell, the [...]

15Apr, 2020

Construction Work—Is it an Essential Activity in your Jurisdiction?

By |April 15th, 2020|Categories: Construction Activity, Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Economy, COVID Construction, COVID-19|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Shelter in place orders abound throughout the country, yet construction continues to march on.  As we continue to deal with the impact of COVID-19, it’s important that you know whether your construction work is considered essential.  Your local government, state, county and city, may have established guidelines which will impact [...]

8Apr, 2020

Construction Site Safety–Striking a Balance with COVID-19

By |April 8th, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, COVID Workers' Compensation|Tags: , |0 Comments

Construction projects are still humming along in the Midwest.  But, this is only happening with construction companies making adjustments to their daily operations to protect employee safety.  Here are a few measures the industry is taking to minimize the risk of COVID-19 to employees. AGC is recommending a nationwide Safety [...]

31Mar, 2020

Construction Contractors and the CARES Act

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Law, COVID Construction|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was just passed and it contains a number of provisions that will benefit the construction industry, including, the Paycheck Protection Program, unemployment, and delayed payroll taxes.   Below are a few of the highlights. Paycheck Protection Program This is a low interest [...]

27Mar, 2020

Why Your COVID-19 Planning Should Include Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Finances

By |March 27th, 2020|Categories: Construction Contractor Advisor, COVID Construction|0 Comments

Concerns surrounding COVID-19 are not just related to construction projects and contracts. You need to make sure you are personally ready to deal with COVID-19. Here is an article from one of my partners discussing the importance of putting in place Powers of Attorney to make sure you have someone [...]

25Mar, 2020

Is it Time to Send your COVID-19 Notice? YES

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: Construction Claims, Construction Contractor Advisor, Construction Delays, COVID Construction, COVID-19|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

COVID-19 is hampering all aspects of our lives, and the construction industry is no exception.  As you continue to assess your construction projects, don’t forget that you likely have notice obligations to upstream contractors or the owner to let them know of potential delay and cost increase claims. Review Your [...]

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