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COVID-19 – Sample Notice of Delay

Sample Notice of Delay Do your contracts require a written notice of delay? While not intended as legal advice, we have attached some sample language that may be useful. Download Sample Here  

House Passes CARES Act/Signed by President 

Dear ABC Central Ohio Member, The CARES Act just passed the House this afternoon by voice vote and is expected to be quickly signed into law by President Trump today. Paycheck Protection Program Overview: The bill authorizes $2 trillion in federal funding for programs...

Sample Safety Manual Language for COVID-19 Issues

Dear ABC Central Ohio Members, As you know, government affairs efforts by our lobbyist Bryan Williams helped keep all current and future construction work listed as “Essential” when the Ohio Department of Health issued its recent Stay at Home Order.  We’re...

New Coronavirus Relief Laws Require Paid Employee Leave 

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Congress enacted a bill providing various forms of relief, including two separate laws mandating that employers give employees paid leave for specified purposes related to COVID-19. The legislation was signed into...

COVID-19 Update March 24

Dear ABC Central Ohio Member, I have received several calls during the past 48-hours asking whether Ohio’s Stay at Home Order requires employees to produce “papers” verifying they are employed by a company engaged in Essential Business Activities. I suspect that many...

Breaking News: Governor DeWine Issues Stay-At-Home Order

  ABC Central Ohio Members, Earlier today, Governor DeWine announced that effective Monday, March 23 at 11:59 PM all non-essential workers must remain home and/or work remotely where possible.  This “Stay At Home” Order provides specific exemptions for “essential...

Thad Claggett Soldiers On

Thad Claggett Soldiers On ABC member Thad Claggett continues his campaign for state representative. To date, we know of $655,000 spent by the House Republican Caucus and the Kentucky based dark money fund called Growth and Opportunity, to purchase broadcast and Cable...

Breaking News: ABC issues a statement to Governor DeWine

Breaking News The Associated Builders and Contractors issues a statement to Ohio Governor DeWine encouraging his administration to identify construction as an essential industry and allowing construction projects to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...