Enhancing The Success Of Women In The Construction Industry.   The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is a professional Association comprised of women working in construction and related industries.  “Enhancing the Success of Women Employed in...

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Date posted: 2012/08/14



No Cure for the Doctor Shortage

  In the recent article, Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen With Health Law, Published July 28, 2012 by The New York Times, there is a projection given of how the new health care law will impact the already critical doctor...

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Cutting Employee Healthcare Costs

  Interested in reducing employee health care costs through a research-validated, wellness program?   A key issue with current health and wellness employee outreach is the lack of predictive outcome modeling for employer healthcare cost impact.  However, there are now...

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Date posted: 2012/08/01



Transitioning to SAM

  Central Contractor Registration (CCR) will be migrated to a new system, which will be phased in starting this month.  The new system, called “SAM” is the System for Award Management.  It will combine eight federal procurement systems and the...

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Date posted: 2012/07/26



NAWIC Orange County General Membership Meeting

  Win More Bids, Reduce Risk, Focus on Your Core Business     Organizations are at a heightened demand to be responsive and scalable in a rapidly changing construction environment. Understand how to realize additional profitability on existing jobs and...

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Date posted: 2012/07/17



2012 Service Contract Act Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes

    Prevailing health and welfare fringe benefits issued under the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) was increased on June 17, 2012.  The new rate, effective June 17, 2012, will increase from $3.59 to $3.71 per hour for bids opened...

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Date posted: 2012/07/03



New W-2 Reporting Requirements

    Given the recent Supreme Court decision upholding the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act, there is a lot of confusion over whether or not, and when, specific employer reporting requirements will be applicable.  The IRS recently issued...

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Date posted: 2012/07/02



Your LinkedIn Password May Have Been Compromised

     Recently, a file containing more  than six million passwords  associated with LinkedIn was posted  on the Internet.  While the file does  not include the email addresses or  user names associated with the  accounts, you should assume that the...

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Date posted: 2012/06/12



U.S. Department of Labor Offers Free Conferences on Prevailing Wage

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has announced that they will host four free conferences throughout the United States to provide information on the rules concerning prevailing wage requirements under the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA), McNamara-O’hara...

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Date posted: 2012/06/09



Magic Summer Camp

Be Part of the Magic this Summer!   The Magic Summer Camp (Mentoring a Girl in Construction) is designed to offer high school girls the opportunity to learn about the countless avenues of employment available to women in the construction...

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Date posted: 2012/05/29