CURT Blog

Vaccination Nation

By Jill Cohen, Esq. and Shannon Kapadia, Esq., Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC On September 9, 2021, the federal government announced a six-pronged set of measures to lead our country on the “Path out of the Pandemic.” The six prongs include: 1. Vaccinating...

Construction Equipment Economic Outlook: Stability is on the Horizon

Fiscal stimulus has played a pivotal role in helping the U.S. economy recover. Over the next couple of years, though, additional proposals carry a lot of potential for the construction industry in particular. “We’ve included the American Jobs Plan (AJP) in our...

How Will America Return to Work?

By Jill R. Cohen, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC Over the past 16 or so months, labor and employment lawyers across the country have fielded the same litany of questions from concerned and confused clients, all wanting to know essentially the same question:...

The Future of Energy Storage & Microgrids

As electric utility companies look to drastically reduce their CO2 emissions over the next several decades, significant steps are already being taken to begin modernizing the grid. Microgrids represent a key component of that modernization. A microgrid is a localized...

Five Bargaining Strategies for Success

By Bill Sanders and Frank Mobus, Mobus Creative Negotiating In the scene below, from the comedy classic Monty Python’s Life of Brian, our hero is on the run from a phalanx of Roman soldiers. He races into a crowded marketplace, spies a vendor’s stall, and grabs an...

There’s a Construction Boom Coming . . . Are You Ready?

By Barry B. LePatner, Esq., LePatner & Associates LLP, and Insights+ LLC As we begin the slow process of rising beyond COVID-19’s horrific impact on our nation’s economic and social framework, the nation’s construction industry and the real estate world that...