Category Archives: Contractor License Bonds

California Farm Laborer Contract Bond to Prevent Harassment

Rachel Ford James / Flickr / CC BY-NC-SA Date Enacted: September 28, 2014 Date Effective: January 1, 2015 California’s SB 1087 moves to prevent harassment of workers by placing additional[...]

CA Labor Law Requires Surety Bond to Curb Abuse of Foreign Workers

ILO Arab States / Flickr / CC BY-NC Date Enacted:  September 20, 2014 Date Effective: January 1, 2015 California’s bill SB 477 addresses exploitation of non-American workers. The law will[...]

How an Elegant Solder Joint Makes the World a Better Place

This post is an entry for our $25,000 scholarship contest. The post was created by James Yarsky and may not always reflect the views of JW Surety Bonds. I made a[...]

How to Get Your Texas Contractor License

Photo credit: Calsidyrose / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Are you from Texas and looking to start your own construction company? Being a newbie in[...]

Over $20 billion needed for Water Infrastructure Projects. Corps Chief Calls for Private Investment.

Photo credit: The U.S. Army / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)   The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers have set out to repair the country’s[...]