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October 22, 2020
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Federal COVID-19 Updates
SBA & Treasury Announce Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less
US DOL Issues Answers to FAQs about Reporting Work-Related Cases of the Coronavirus
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US Department of Labor Issues FAQs Confirming N95 Respirators Protect Against the Coronavirus
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Industry-first Prefabrication Contract Document Published
It’s Your Life: National Estate Planning Awareness Week
Contracts Impacted by COVID-19: What to Consider
Risk Management Corner: What’s in Your Forecast?
Economic Indicators
Architectural Billings in August Still Show Little Sign of Improvement
ABC’s Construction Backlog Slips in September; Contractors Remain Optimistic
Home Builder Confidence Soars to an All-Time High, according to HMI
Commercial Construction Contractors Work through Backlogs, Express Optimism about Future
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Woodwork Career Alliance Benefit Auction Goes Virtual at IWF Connect
Credentials Matter Report
US Dept. of Labor Announces National Apprenticeship Week, Nov. 8-14, 2020
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IRS Finalizes Regulations for 100% Bonus Depreciation
IRS Issues Final Regulations on the Deduction for Meals and Entertainment
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