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Matthew DeVries

Matt is a construction & litigation attorney at Burr & Forman LLP and father of seven young kids.

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ATTN: Federal Contractors, Beware of Harassment and Discrimination on Construction Sites

Posted in Best Practices, Federal Construction
“Did you hear the one about . . . ?”  Of course you have.  We have all heard the racial and discriminatory jokes at the work place.  If you are a federal contractor, you should be aware of Executive Order 11246. In separate investigations, a staffing agency and a construction company were recently charged with… Continue Reading

New Rule Allows Federal Agencies to Require Use of Public Labor Agreements

Posted in Federal Construction
The Obama administration is scheduled to issue a final rule today that allows federal agencies to require public contractors to use public labor agreements (PLA) on large public construction projects. PLAs are collective bargaining agreements that establish the terms and conditions of employment for a specific construction project.  They have been used on private jobs, as well as state… Continue Reading