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March 18, 2020

Upcoming Webinars Available re: Surviving as a Subcontractor and/or Small Business

1) American Subcontractors Association (ASA) webinar (March 19, 2020 @ 1pm Eastern)

Coronavirus is likely to cause increasing disruptions and impacts to construction material supply chains, business travel, and labor availability. This webinar will address ways in which subcontractors are uniquely affected by these disruptions and methods for mitigating their impacts, including preserving rights with respect to force majeure delays and costs, seeking equitable adjustments for material cost escalations, complying with contractual and regulatory health and safety obligations, and negotiating terms and conditions for subcontracts to address future impacts.


2) NFIB COVID-19 Webinar Part II – Congressional and Legal Update for Small Businesses (March 20, 12pm Eastern)

On Friday, March 20, 2020, at 12 PM Eastern, join Kevin Kuhlman, NFIB’s Senior Director of Federal Government Relations, for a legislative update and details on NFIB’s efforts to address small business concerns with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the congressional bill addressing the impact of COVID-19. The bill includes many provisions that apply to small businesses including paid sick leave and paid family medical leave along with tax credits and other provisions impacting small employers.

In addition, the webinar will include a legal update from Beth Milito, an attorney with the NFIB Small Business Legal Center, on how employers should start planning for the potential of large-scale business disruptions requiring business closures.


3) Briefing on the Latest Developments on the Coronavirus and What that Means for the Construction Industry (March 20, 2pm Eastern)

Join AGC CEO Steve Sandherr and additional national staff for an update on the coronavirus, including the latest information about the federal response, an updated economic analysis of its impacts and an overview of the latest legal, HR, safety and risk measures being put in place because of the coronavirus.