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CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT
FOR RELEASE Dec. 16, 2013
Contact: Marc Ramsey, (703) 684-3450, Ext. 1321, mramsey@asa-hq.com


Event Information for ASA’s Annual Convention, SUBExcel 2014, March 6-8, 2014, in New Orleans

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Arizona firms face probe into labor practices
April 27, 2011

Federal officials plan to crack down on Arizona businesses that illegally use subcontractors and who pay workers with cash, a Department of Labor official told an industry group on Tuesday.

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ASA and ASA of Tennessee Ask Tennessee High Court to Reverse Rulings Creating Confusion About Lien Filing Deadlines

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — If a project owner orders a routine work stoppage during the construction phase of a project, should subcontractors have to assume the worst, i.e., that the project has been “abandoned,” and start preparing their lien claims? In an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court,” brief filed on Jan. 4, 2011, ASA and ASA of Tennessee answered “no,” and asked the Tennessee Supreme Court to reverse lower court decisions that leave subcontractors second-guessing as to which project stoppages will “trigger” the 90-day period that they have to file liens.

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ASA President’s Monthly Newsletter-August 2012

Recent reports suggest that the construction economy may have finally “turned the corner” to climb out of the Great Recession. Everyone would welcome the news that brighter days lie ahead. Such good news would also raise an urgent question for each subcontracting firm: Who does the company need to add to its team to take advantage of growth? My advice: Put veterans at the front of the interview line.

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ASA and ASA of Tennessee Ask Tennessee High Court to Reverse Rulings Creating Confusion About Lien Filing Deadlines

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — If a project owner orders a routine work stoppage during the construction phase of a project, should subcontractors have to assume the worst, i.e., that the project has been “abandoned,” and start preparing their lien claims? In an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court,” brief filed on Jan. 4, 2011, ASA and ASA of Tennessee answered “no,” and asked the Tennessee Supreme Court to reverse lower court decisions that leave subcontractors second-guessing as to which project stoppages will “trigger” the 90-day period that they have to file liens.

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Subcontractor Legal Defense Fund Case Status Report 2009-2010

The courts are a key battleground in the fight for subcontractor rights. ASA’s Subcontractors Legal Defense Fund (SLDF) and the Subcontractors Legal Research Fund (SLRF) support ASA’s critical legal activities to protect the interests of all construction subcontractors. Both funds invest in precedent-setting litigation to establish subcontractors’ rights.
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ASA Report Shows More State Legislators See a 'Two-Way Street' Between Construction Performance and Payment

Operating in the harshest economic conditions for the construction industry in decades, subcontractors across the country focused in 2010 on securing reforms that support the critical lifeline of their businesses — cash flow. According to The ASA Report: The Policy Environment in the States, subcontractors from Arizona to Massachusetts succeeded in convincing legislators to adopt reforms that ensure prompt and full payment for the work they perform.
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Arizona Employment Claims Are Expected to Grow to All Time High – What Small Business Owners Can Do To Mitigate Their Risk

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Now available! ASA of Arizona Lending Library featuring ASA and FASA recorded educational webinars and manuals on CD-ROMs. The ASA of Arizona Lending Library is a FREE benefit to members for education and training purposes

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Summary of New Arizona Immigration Law SB 1070

There has been a lot of publicity recently about SB 1070, the new Arizona Immigration Law.read more...

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