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Construction Dive: Who Pays for Extra Time, Work to Keep Construction Workers Safe?

Construction Dive website offers an interesting question-and-answer interview with Patrick J. Greene Jr., partner in Peckar & Abramson's Government Contracts Practice, discussion some of the legal and economic issues surrounding construction, during the COVID-19 era. Topics Greene tackles include: what types of guidance to follow, providing for a safe working environment while carrying the extra costs—as well as who pays for the costs—and how to develop a plan that addresses worker protection and project hygiene for new and existing projects.

JLL Offers New Guide on Building Re-Entry for Owners and Tenants

"As employees and tenants begin to return to the workplace, it is extremely important that when we open the doors, we are inviting everyone into a safe environment," writes Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Inc, commercial real estate services company, as an introduction to its new guide, returning to work in the next normal. The guide offers resources and advice for tenants and owners to navigate in three broad areas: reactivating space, respecting health and wellness, and revitalizing property and workplace operations.