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Learn About Self-Funded Healthcare for Subcontractors – Aug. 22 (FREE!)

Subcontractors around the country are creating a competitive advantage and saving millions of dollars annually in healthcare costs through a self-insurance model—without adding any risk. Those savings are being used to land more jobs and recruit more employees. In the complimentary Aug. 22 ASA webinar, “Self-Funded Healthcare for Subcontractors,” presenter Mike Bechtol, Redirect Health, explains … READ MORE

ASA Payment Script Teaches Negotiation Skills

ASA’s Negotiating the Payment Clause: A Script is a case study designed to help ASA members improve their ability to negotiate better subcontracts. The script illustrates through everyday language how to negotiate more equitable payment terms. “Subcontractors have little opportunity to observe how a negotiation with a prime contractor might proceed,” said Brian Cubbage, contracts … READ MORE

ASA Supports Extension and Changes to OSHA Reporting Rule

ASA called on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to postpone its previously-established enforcement deadline for its employer reporting rule. In a July 12 letter, ASA said the enforcement delay would give employers additional time to comply with the rule, which require many employers, including those in the construction industry, to submit the information on … READ MORE

ASA/FASA Subcontractor Resources 2017-18 Education Catalog

ASA 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, and human resources. The 2017-18 edition of the ASA/FASA Construction Subcontractor’s Education Catalog showcases the newest education programs (live … READ MORE

FASA Video-on-Demand Examines ‘Prompt Payment and How/When to Suspend Work’

In the video-on-demand, “Prompt Payment and How/When to Suspend Work,” presenter Jason Ebe, Esq., Snell & Wilmer, LLP, Phoenix, Ariz., discusses best practices for ensuring prompt payment of invoices and shares tips for how to mitigate your own damages by suspending work without breaching your subcontract and getting yourself fired, replaced and sued. Play this … READ MORE