Best Practices – Time and Material Contracts – Why Time and Material Contracts Might Not Be A Viable Contracting Method in the State of California.

AR5 establishes stricter criteria for classifying workers as Independent Contractors.  In order to qualify as an Independent Contractor AR5 requires the employee to pass the “ABC test”.

The test states that the hiring organizations must prove the worker; (A) is free from the control typically exercised

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ProcureCon 2020 – Another Great Event – What Google and Intel shared and How I Found a Mythbuster’s Job at the Home Depot.

A few weeks ago I shared with you that I would be attending this year’s ProcureCon Facilitiesconference.

You may recall that this is my third year attending the conference.  Once again Frank Musero and his team at WBR have managed to pull together a fantastic event.

Today I want to share some of my highlights.

In previous year’s had not attended the pre-conference tours, but this year I did.  There were two tours to choose from.  I elected to attend the Home Depot tour.

Industry Watch – Payment Protection – Why the US and Other Leading Nations Need Payment Protection Legislation and What Procurement Can Do in the Meantime.

Throughout the world legislative actions are transforming the way the construction industry behaves.  These legislations are not only protecting trade contractors from unfair practices, they are protecting Owners too.

Surprisingly, some of the world’s most sophisticated markets have yet to enact similar protections.  In those parts of the world, certain common and persistent practices continue to put the supply chain and Owners at risk.