In response to Cal OSHA’s Emergency adoption of Heat-Illness Prevention worker safety standards for individuals working outdoors, attached are the new regulations which call for shade protection, water on jobsites and training for supervisors.
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (CIS) is updating Form I-9 and certain related procedures in an effort to upgrade the level of security of the employment verification process by eliminating expired identity documents as acceptable I-9 documents from new hires.
For those contractors performing specific federal projects, please be advised that the new Internet based system, "E-Verify" Federal Contractor rule, operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was published on November 14, 2008 and the "E-Verify" rule will take effect January 15, 2009.
Contractors can get a comprehensive overview of the latest school construction and modernization trends by visiting a new website. The education facilities resource offers informative articles and news briefs on the latest trends at every level, including elementary, secondary and university campuses.