Prompt Payment Coalition Calls on Province to Commit Regulatory Framework by 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nova Scotia Prompt Payment Coalition calls on provincial government to commit to final regulatory and adjudication framework by Dec. 30, 2021
Payment delays in the construction industry are worsening and unacceptable in Nova Scotia’s construction industry and the Nova Scotia Prompt Payment Coalition is calling on the provincial government to commit to having the final regulatory and adjudication framework in place by December 30, 2021.
“Our province needs a prompt payment solution that works for everyone, including tradespeople, contractors, government and consumers,” says Duncan Williams, president and CEO of the Construction Association of Nova Scotia and a member of the Coalition. “While immediately felt in our industry, there is a serious risk to Nova Scotia’s competitiveness longterm if we do not take action to fix the issue now.”