Coronavirus News

The latest news about the Coronavirus and its effect on the plumbing, heating and specialty piping industry.


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PHCC-NA Issues Position Statement on OSHA Vaccine Mandate

Nov. 22, 2021
PHCC believes the attempt to implement a vaccine mandate will be detrimental to the economy.
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ABC Challenges Federal Contractor COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

Nov. 19, 2021
ABC contends the executive order exceeds the administration’s authority.
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OSHA Suspends Vaccinate-or-Test Mandate

Nov. 18, 2021
The federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has stayed enforcement of the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).
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ABC Seeks to Overturn OSHA COVID Vaccination and Testing ETS

Nov. 10, 2021
ABC argues the rule is likely to exacerbate the skilled labor shortage.
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ABC Statement on OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS

Nov. 5, 2021
Statement from Ben Brubeck, ABC vice president of regulatory, labor and state affairs.
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AGC Issues Statement on COVID Vaccine Rule

Nov. 4, 2021
The rule, says AGC CEO Stephen Sandherr, creates more confusion than clarity.


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Download: Best of Pat Linhardt

Dec. 28, 2021
A collection of articles from one of CONTRACTOR's leading columnists.
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White House Issues Vaccinate or Test Mandate

Sept. 13, 2021
The mandate for businesses with more than 100 employees will affect more than 80 million workers across the country.
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What is Normal Anymore?

July 15, 2021
What made certain companies become wildly successful while others struggled to stay afloat during 2020?
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NKBA Projects Sales Topping $170 Billion in Revised 2021 Outlook

July 12, 2021
Robust forecast is expected to beat pre-COVID-19 estimates by a significant margin.
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OSHA Revises its National Emphasis Program

July 9, 2021
Administration updates its Interim Enforcement Response Plan for COVID-19.