Resource Highlight: MCAA’s Enforceability of Contractual Fines/Penalties for Subcontractor Safety Violations

September 8, 2023

Subcontract agreements often include contractual provisions that seek to impose additional fines or penalties for safety violations. MCAA’s Enforceability of Contractual Fines/Penalties for Subcontractor Safety Violations explains how those provisions could impact a subcontractor and how best to avoid them. It’s just one of MCAA’s educational resources that are free to MCAA members as a benefit of membership.

The items covered include:

  • Why mechanical contractors should be aware of these provisions
  • What to do in the event such a provision is included in a subcontract
  • The law
  • Liquidated damages
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) states
  • UCC states with added protections
  • Non-UCC states
  • Indemnity clauses

For a full list of available Management Methods Bulletins, visit the Management Methods Bulletins page.

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