ECA, since 1976 has served underground and heavy construction professionals in Southern California providing leadership and education on issues important to our members’ success. Working to enhance continued development, ECA promotes a healthy construction environment through effective education of regulatory bodies from the contractor’s perspective and, informing the industry about ongoing regulatory and economic developments.
Congress and the Trump administration gave business and individual tax-payers a holiday gift at the end of 2017 when they passed tax reform legislation. Known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the [...]
On October 14, 2017, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1701 into law as California Labor Code § 218.7. This newly enacted law imposes potentially significant liability on direct contractors for their subcontractors' failure to [...]
In the world of heavy equipment theft there seems to be a prevailing theme among individuals in both the construction industry and law enforcement: frustration. Both parties have an intimate knowledge of their own worlds [...]
ECA Magazine Feature Article
What The New Tax Code Means to Contractors
Congress and the Trump administration gave business and individual taxpayers a holiday gift at the end of 2017 when they passed tax reform legislation.