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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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February 3, 2017
Construction employment increased by 36,000 jobs in January to the highest level since November 2008 as employers increased pay in an effort to address a chronic worker shortage, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. The association urged... Read More

Recent Stories

March 20, 2017
Company revenue size is the most relevant demographic factor in determining how a construction company pays its executives as compared to other construction companies, reports PAS, Inc. in its latest Contractor Compensation Quarterly (CCQ).  When it comes to open-shop craft compensation in... Read More
March 17, 2017
AGC and its members are on the verge of a major legislative victory: nullification of the regulations implementing President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, often referred to as the “blacklisting” rule.  Following a concerted AGC advocacy effort, the House of Representatives... Read More
March 16, 2017
AGC of America’s Union Contractors Committee and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) hosted a special event at the Carpenters International Training Center (CITC) in Las Vegas, NV, during AGC’s Annual Convention on March 8.  Convention attendees enjoyed small-group tours of the exceptional,... Read More
March 15, 2017
Construction-industry collective bargaining negotiations completed during 2016 resulted in an average first-year increase in wages and benefits of $1.18 per hour or 2.6 percent, according to the annual year-end Settlements Report issued by the AGC-supported Construction Labor Research Council.  For... Read More
March 2, 2017
Follows AGC Recommend Path Following AGC’s recommendation to the Presidential Transition Team, President Trump issued on Feb. 28 Executive Order that begins the process of unwinding the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule.  In addition, the Order—also in line with AGC’s recommendation—calls... Read More
March 2, 2017
On Feb. 17, the U.S. Senate confirmed President Trump’s nominee to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, after contentious debate and on a 52-46 vote that fell largely along party lines.  In the days that followed, Pruitt has given more clues... Read More
March 2, 2017
With President Trump in office and a Republican Congress, it would appear that opportunity exists to improve the regulatory system, as well as the compliance and enforcement process. As previously reported, AGC shared a comprehensive federal agency regulatory, compliance and enforcement plan with... Read More
March 1, 2017
Construction spending slipped from December to January but increased modestly from a year ago, as private construction grew solidly but public infrastructure outlays tumbled, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the January data... Read More
February 22, 2017
AGC Welcomes StormwaterONE as CICA's 2017 Platinum Level Supporter Have you explored the Construction Industry Compliance Assistance (CICA) Center yet?  The AGC-supported CICA Center is a unique, free resource on environmental compliance and sustainability that is open to the entire U.S.... Read More
February 14, 2017
Both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have increased civil penalties for new enforcement cases.  This is the second time in six months that these federal agencies have raised their penalties for environmental or safety/... Read More


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