Thank You!

Thank You! FROM THE DESK OF CAROL FLOCO, CEO Our chapter is growing at record pace. I am so proud to announce that last night we had our best attendance in recent years for an Election Dinner. Over 100 members attended! We are so thankful for all the support our members gave to the newly elected […]

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Associations Call on FHWA to Include Surety Bond Requirements for P3s

ASA joined The Surety & Fidelity Association of America and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers in calling on the Federal Highway Administration to include in its proposed rule related to the construction manager/general contractor method of contracting that surety bonds be provided on projects financed through public-private partnership agreements. The three associations recommended […]

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Get the Tools and Resources Your Firm Needs to Succeed in Today’s Business World

Get the Tools and Resources Your Firm Needs to Succeed in Today’s Business World The American Subcontractors Association and the Foundation of ASA are providing construction subcontractors with the latest strategies and ideas to manage their businesses with videos-on-demand, webinars, and other resources on such topics as technology, retainage, mechanic’s liens, negotiation strategies, cash flow, […]

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Stay Competitive and Reduce Business Risks with ASA Webinars

  Stay Competitive and Reduce Business Risks with ASA Webinars 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time / 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time Second Tuesday of the Month Beginning in September! AIC Constructor Certification Continuing Professional Development Credits: 1.5 In today’s competitive construction marketplace, subcontractors need to learn and hone business strategies that […]

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DOL Issues Enforcement Guidance on Misclassification of Employees

DOL Issues Enforcement Guidance on Misclassification of Employees On July 15, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued guidance on the enforcement of the law prohibiting the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. The Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “Suffer or Permit” Standard in the Identification of Employees Who Are […]

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State Legislatures Continue to Act on Construction Bills

State Legislatures Continue to Act on Construction Bills With only four state legislatures in regular session, two states in special session and two states in extended session, governors continue to approve laws that impact construction subcontractors, specialty trade contractors, and suppliers. The following are just a few of the laws recently enacted: Connecticut: S1502, the […]

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Member Tip “Retirement Effectiveness”

Retirement effectiveness: Written by: Jan Duncan, Sagicor Life Insurance Company Standard retirement plans such as 401-k, profit sharing, pension, etc…. are beneficial and well known but many business owners are not aware of the many areas of the US Tax Code which allow for much greater owner retirement contributions, safer investments options with competitive gains, […]

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