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February 16, 2023
Diesel Fuel, Concrete, and Gypsum Products Continue to Post Steep One-Month and Year-over-Year Price Increases, While Prices for Lumber, Steel Mill Products Tumble Compared to Year-Ago Levels Contractors encountered a wide range of price changes for key construction inputs in January, with… Read More

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A pendulum-swinging decision issued by the National Labor Relations Board on February 21 means that severance agreements – in both unionized and non-union workplaces – could once again be deemed unlawful if they could be construed to broadly restrict a worker’s rights to speak about the agreement… Read More
March 20, 2023
Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Janesville-Beloit, Wisc. Have Largest 12-Month Gains, While Monroe, Mich., Lake Charles, La., and Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. Experience Worst Year-over-Year Declines Construction employment increased in 306 of 358 metro areas between January 2022… Read More
March 17, 2023
In AGC’s annual survey with FMI, the top risks identified included price increases in materials and equipment, lack of skilled/craft labor as well as lack of field supervisors. While most respondents reported moderately higher or significantly higher backlogs today compared to the end of 2021, 70… Read More
March 16, 2023
  The price of materials and services used in nonresidential construction increased by 0.4 percent from January to February, outpacing the 0.1 percent increase in contractors’ bid prices­, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released… Read More
March 15, 2023
  Construction employment climbed in 45 states in January from a year earlier, while 42 states added construction jobs from December to January, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America today. Association officials said… Read More
March 13, 2023
  AGC Charities Inc. and the Construction Leadership Council of the Nevada Contractors Association teamed up to lead dozens of volunteers to make improvements and repaint a large gym for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada. The volunteer workday at the Donald W. Reynolds Clubhouse… Read More
March 12, 2023
Construction firms added 24,000 employees in February, as hefty pay raises for hourly workers enabled the industry to increase employment more steeply than other sectors, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government data. Association officials said… Read More
March 10, 2023
AGC of America and other business groups jointly submitted an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court on March 3 in support of a land developer’s request for review of a Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision that allows citizen enforcement even when the state environmental agency has begun… Read More
March 9, 2023
  For Students in Technical and Craft Programs The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers Workforce Development Scholarships to students enrolled in accredited technical schools or craft training programs in any discipline of commercial construction. Students in technical or… Read More
March 6, 2023
AGCofAmerica · ConstructorCast - Check Your Chats: How Texts Fuel Disputes   NEW! ConstructorCast: Check Your Chats: How Texts Fuel Disputes Texters beware: Your data is not your own! Joining on this episode to share their experiences on the front line are Lauren Abeyta, COO at… Read More
March 3, 2023