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Contracts Bulletin - Force Majeure Provisions: COVID-19

Mar 12, 2020

Force Majeure Provisions COVID-19 300x380With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, a novel strain of the coronavirus, many industries are bracing for the impact of potential supply delays and workforce shortages resulting from the spread of the virus. Most construction contracts contain a “force majeure” provision allowing a contractor to delay or stop performance under the contract due to certain, unforeseen circumstances.

SMACNA’s general counsel has developed a Contracts Bulletin on this topic, and SMACNA highly encourages all Members to read this publication.

Contracts Bulletin - Force Majeure Provisions: COVID-19