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Governor Murphy Approves Legislation Implementing Public-Private Partnerships in New Jersey

Published Date:

08/14/2018

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Senate Bill S-865, creating the state’s new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) law, making New Jersey the latest state to embrace this burgeoning delivery system for the construction of public infrastructure projects. The new law goes into effect 180 days from today. Peckar & Abramson (P&A) […]

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Legislation Update: S-865 Public-Private Partnerships in New Jersey Passed by Both Houses-Awaiting Governor’s Signature

Published Date:

06/29/2018

New Jersey is finally among the many states with broad authority to develop or improve public projects through a Public Private Partnership (P3) delivery method. This contracting model has stimulated growth and improvements in other States and led to the delivery of projects that may not otherwise have happened. Senate Bill 865 (“S-865”), after undergoing […]

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2018 Legislative Changes Affecting the Construction Industry

The 2018 Florida Legislative Session recently concluded and a number of important construction-related House Bills (HB) and Senate Bills (SB) were presented during the Session. Florida Governor Rick Scott has 15 days to act on the legislation once each Bill has passed the House and Senate. Bills signed by the Governor go into effect on […]

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NEW JERSEY BECOMES THE TENTH STATE TO PROVIDE WORKERS WITH PAID SICK LEAVE

Published Date:

05/22/2018

For the first time in state history, paid sick leave will soon be available to most New Jersey employees under a sweeping new law that Governor Phil Murphy signed on May 2, 2018. The New Jersey Earned Sick and Safe Days Act (A-1827) (the “Act”), which goes into effect on October 29, 2018, provides the […]

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New Jersey’s Governor Puts Construction Firms on Formal Notice of His Focus on Misclassification of Workers As Independent Contractors

Published Date:

05/17/2018

We have written quite a bit about the mounting threat to employers, both nationally and locally, of claims of misclassification of workers as independent contractors rather than employees. New Jersey’s new Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order last week that establishes a task force on employee misclassification to punish contractors who commit fraud by […]

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