Monthly Archives: June 2009

Underground Economy CSLB Enforcement

What would a level playing field look like for contractors? How do partnerships help the State clamp down on unlicensed contractors and illegal activities? What is the CSLB doing to help legitimate contractors during this severe economic downturn? These were … Continue reading

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Leased Employees & Workers Compensation

There is little that brings me more satisfaction than readers who respond with great insight to some recent questions and answers. We begin by expanding on one answer. We continue with this theme as another reader ‘questions’ a point regarding … Continue reading

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California License Age Requirement

When I get feedback from a column “Q&A” we all benefit from knowing, whether it’s the exception or the rule. Truly, we are never too old to learn, or in some cases, too young to be licensed. Unfortunately, as another … Continue reading

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CSLB Enforcement Workers Comp

When it comes to unlicensed contractors or unfair competition, the CSLB is on the hunt in California. You can bet when they get a clue, SWIFT action follows. Concern about those cheating legitimate licensed contractors in the ‘underground economy’ goes … Continue reading

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General California Contractors

Attention! I will address some “general” questions for the troops. At ease! We brief contractors and conquer some misconceptions about the General Building license and how it can be used. Another contractor wants his son to take a big ‘stride … Continue reading

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