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Lost Labor Productivity Claim Denied Acceleration

Tuesday, January 03, 2006 05:03 pm

Lost Labor Productivity Claim Denied Acceleration

A California court has denied a contractor recovery of lost labor productivity allegedly incurred as a result of extensive overtime work. The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority awarded a contract to Homer J. Olsen, Inc. for construction of 3.5 miles of light rail line. The project was plagued by delay from a variety of causes.

The parties signed a contract modification which compensated Olsen for delay experienced through a particular date and also accelerated the pace of the work on the next section of track. The owner and co [...]

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