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April 3, 2015
Construction declined by 1,000 in March but is still up by 282,000 compared to the prior year, as the sector's unemployment rate fell to 9.5 percent, according to an analysis by AGC of America. Association officials noted that declining demand for residential and public sector projects offset gains... Read More

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May 29, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) on May 27 completed and released a new and final rule on the water features over which they will claim jurisdiction. The new rule is the culmination of their long and controversial effort to align federal... Read More
May 29, 2015
Early Bird Registration Savings End May 31st Plan to join your peers at AGC’s 2015 Contractors Environmental Conference on September 2-3, in Arlington, Virginia to explore ways to turn environmental responsibilities into successes for you and your firm.  With separate tracks on compliance and... Read More
May 29, 2015
Free Webinar Explains How to Use ECHO The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides public access to industry regulatory compliance and enforcement data online. The Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) website at http://echo.epa.gov integrates data from EPA information... Read More
May 29, 2015
Thursday, June 4 @ 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET Register to join construction law and regulation experts for a complimentary webinar on Thursday, June 4 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. eastern time for a discussion on the new and pending federal regulations impacting your business. AGC’s Director of the... Read More
May 29, 2015
June 8-9, 2015 | Colorado Springs, Colo. The AGC Financial Issues Committee (FIC) Summer Meeting will be held June 8-9, 2015 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. The meeting is geared toward member company AGC member company CFOs, Treasurers, Finance Directors, Controllers, Tax Directors... Read More
May 28, 2015
In recent days, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published new forms recommended for administering the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  Since March 1, 2015, employers have been using forms that expired on February 28.  The new forms can be found on DOL’s website.  The new forms are the same... Read More
May 27, 2015
Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between April 2014 and April 2015 and in 30 states and D.C. between March and April, according to an analysis today of Labor Department data by AGC. Association officials said that even as construction employment continues to... Read More
May 21, 2015
Fight over Water Rule Moves to the Senate  The House approved a measure to rescind the administration’s controversial proposed rule redefining “Waters of the U.S.” By a vote of 261-155, the House passed H.R. 1732, which would require EPA and the Corps to withdraw the regulatory proposal within 30... Read More
May 21, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has held unanimously that a plan fiduciary has a continuing duty to monitor investments offered under a 401(k) plan, a duty that is separate and apart from the duty to exercise prudence in selecting investments in the first place. The Court overturned a decision by the U.S.... Read More
May 20, 2015
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has scheduled five upcoming seminars throughout the country to educate federal and federally assisted contractors on the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and other federal contracting wage laws the agency enforces.  Each two-and-a-half day... Read More

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