Referral, Finder’s Fee or Kickback, CSLB & Enforcement Action

While one of my missions in life is to assist contractors, I often hear from attorneys and others with questions about construction industry issues.  First, I field a question and ‘kickback’ new guidance on getting paid for ‘referrals.’ We also catch up on the latest CSLB discussions…   I have responded to questions about Referral … Continue reading Referral, Finder’s Fee or Kickback, CSLB & Enforcement Action

Electrical Certification, DAS, RMO/ RME & Contractor’s Licensing

I’m back to work with a ‘jolt’ of renewed energy! Good thing, as our first contractor has an electrical problem. For some contractors work has been scarce and many are looking at options for expanding their base. Some are exploring new specialty classes, starting new businesses, allying with other contractors and finding other means to … Continue reading Electrical Certification, DAS, RMO/ RME & Contractor’s Licensing

HAZ Certification, Disassociation of Qualifier, Stock Ownership for RMO

One of my greatest pleasures is hearing from readers who often respond to a particular column they’ve read. Here’s some feedback from readers like you…   In a recent column your answer to the question on the HAZ CERTIFICATION is not complete.  For instance, a General Building (B) contractor could bring a qualifier for the … Continue reading HAZ Certification, Disassociation of Qualifier, Stock Ownership for RMO