News: August 2017

Where’s the Bidder’s List?
Bidders List - Bid Results

“Where’s the bidder’s list?” is one of the most common questions we receive in the plan room and one of the more difficult questions to answer to the satisfaction of some of our members. Unfortunately, an accurate bidder’s list is no longer possible for several reasons. … read more

GSBE Weekly Update 08/23/2017
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

Legislature Returns from Summer Recess to Consider Remaining Bills The California State Assembly and Senate returned August 21st from their month-long summer recess and will consider the remaining bills over the next several weeks. The next significant deadline for the bills is September 1, the … read more

Capitol Connection #1041
California Capitol Building.Shasta Builders Exchange. Photo by Jeff Turner

We all know what we know, think we know more and often have no clue what we don’t know! In the cases of these contractor questions for our expert, the unfortunate answer was no how, no way… Q:  I currently have a Sole Proprietor General … read more

Aggressive Driving
Aggressive Driving

Every year, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports approximately 500,000 collisions with 200,000 injuries and 4,000 fatalities as a result. Unsafe speed, improper turning, failure to yield the right of way, and obey traffic signals were the most frequent causes, which led the Department of … read more

GSBE Weekly Update 08/16/2017
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

OSHA Proposes Delay Until December 1 for Electronic Recordkeeping Rule  OSHA has proposed to delay the compliance date of the electronic recordkeeping portion of the new recordkeeping regulation, known as “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses,” from July 1, 2017 to December 1, 2017 in … read more