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Top Causes of the Most Expensive Workers Compensation Claims

American businesses are spending nearly $60 billion a year on Workers Compensation claims that require at least six missed work days, according to a recent analysis by Liberty Mutual Insurance. All but a small fraction of this money is spent on the top 10 causes of serious workplace injuries. If you employ workers in the skilled trades, this is a trend you need to know about. Read more

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New York City Construction Costs are the Highest in the World

For the second straight year, New York City received the dubious distinction of being the most expensive place in the world to build. After construction costs jumped 3.5 percent in 2017, the average price per square foot reached a new high of $362 in the five boroughs, according to a recent survey by Turner & Townsend. Read more

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5 New Brooklyn Buildings Set to Create Jobs in the City

Lately, Brooklyn has become one of the hottest spots for urban development in New York City. Every day, new Brooklyn buildings are rising higher and higher. From one end of the borough to the other, these five new projects promise to bring good paying contracting jobs for carpenters, electricians and other skilled tradesmen. Read more