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Building Construction Workforce

“Workforce Development” is not just a buzzword these days. It is a necessity in the construction industry and with good reason. According to the Nevada Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation, Nevada increased its construction work force by 11 percent or 6,700 jobs in 2014 compared with a 3.4 percent increase across the U.S. Analysts project another 26,000 more jobs …

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New Opportunities Connect Labor Force To Contractors

RENO, Nev. – Aaron West, CEO of the Nevada Builders Alliance and Sean Lyon the project manager for lifestyle homes about construction in our area, and the growing needs of contractors. WATCH this clip to find out how the construction industry is reacting to the labor shortage challenge — and how you can learn more about opportunities in construction. Head …

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Builder’s Alliance on Grow Nevada Team Radio

The Nevada Builder’s Alliance is about to celebrate 50 years advocating for the 700 member builders, contractors and others in the Nevada construction industry. The organization has re-branded and is acting to facilitate the workforce development that we need to build to accommodate the anticipated growth in the region. How will we answer the challenge? BUILDNV.org is the portal. CEO …

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10/30 HOUR RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CHANGED

 The Nevada State legislature passed SB 233, which removes the requirement for a 10/30 hour Refresher Course for those holding 10 or 30 hour construction cards. The Governor signed this bill, and it became law as of June 10, 2015. As of June 10, 2015, OSHA 10/30 hour construction refresher training is no longer required. To Read More Click Here! …

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Looking For Construction Job? This Website’s For You

The Northern Nevada construction industry is reaching out to prospective employees with a new website designed to be a one-stop destination for information.  The Nevada Construction Collaborative and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada have launched www.BuildNV.org to provide guidance for students, military and all job-seekers interested in construction work in the region.   The Nevada Construction Collaborative and the …

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Evaluation Of The New Proposed Tax Plan

MODIFIED BUSINESS TAX Except as otherwise provided in section 68 of this act, there is hereby imposed an excise tax on each employer at the rate of 1.475 (from 0.63) percent of the amount by which the sum of all the wages, as defined in NRS 612.190, paid by the employer during a calendar quarter with respect to employment in …

Rob McQueary

Rob McQueary – ARMAC Construction- Robert McQueary owner of ARMAC Construction, LLC; has 25 years’ experience in excavating, paving & utilities. Starting out as a laborer, then becoming a heavy equipment operator he worked his way into a jobsite foreman position; later to become a superintendent in charge of 75+ employees and multiple projects. After becoming a superintendent he then …

Barry Lease

  Incline Builders- President, was born and raised in Long Beach, California where he graduated from Wilson high school. After receiving an A.A. degree from Long Beach City College, he completed his studies at Long Beach State University where he received a B.A. degree in Business Administration. He worked as a carpenter while putting himself through college and decided to …

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A New Defense for Claims of Defective Products – SB 161

On April 1, 2015, SB 161 was passed by the Nevada Senate and sent to the Assembly Judiciary Committee for consideration. This bill is intended to modify the current law in Nevada  regarding “products liability” claims, which are claims for damages to persons and property that result from defective products. Current law in Nevada, as it is in the majority …