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IRS Provides Guidance for Employers Claiming the Employee Retention Credit for 2020
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OSHA Deadlines for Reporting Injury & Illness Data
Nonfatal Injury Rate in Construction Dips Down
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Architectural Billings Continue to Contract in 2021
Construction Backlog and Contractor Optimism Rise to Start 2021
In February, Nonresidential Specialty Trades Lost 5,500 Jobs within Total Construction Employment Decline
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