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March 29, 2021
                Every week brings new reports of materials costs hitting record highs, while lead times lengthen or become ever more uncertain.  AGC of America recently released a Construction Inflation Alert. This document is intended to help chapters and members explain to owners,... Read More

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Unveiling will be livestreamed on the association’s Facebook page, facebook.com/agcofa AGC of America to unveil new climate change initiative designed to ensure the industry serves as the delivery vehicle for making environmental enhancements on Tuesday, August 3rd at 1 p.m. eastern. The unveiling... Read More
July 26, 2021
Paul McLaughlin, Manager of Continuous Improvement for the Butz Family of Companies, which includes GBCA member Shoemaker Construction Co., has been a member of GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council Steering Committee since 2020. Representing the CLC, he has also served on GBCA’s Government... Read More
July 26, 2021
On June 22, AGC along with over 100 other trade associations voiced their strong opposition to any attempts to roll back the 20 percent deduction for pass through businesses—S-corps, partnerships, limited liability companies—enacted in the Trump tax cuts under Section 199A of the federal tax code.... Read More
July 22, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to establish standards and procedures to implement and enforce Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” signed by President Biden on April 27, 2021. This Executive Order and its enacting... Read More
July 22, 2021
On July 16, AGC submitted regulatory comments on the U.S. Treasury Department's interim final rule governing how  state, local, territorial and Tribal governments can spend $350 billion from a COVID-relief fund established under President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief law: the American... Read More
July 22, 2021
According to the latest Contractor Compensation Quarterly (CCQ) published by PAS, Inc., contractors are projecting 2021 construction staff wages to increase an average of 3.23%, as reported by over 300 companies in the 38th edition of the Construction / Construction Management Staff Salary Survey... Read More
July 21, 2021
AGC’s National Construction Industry Workforce Summit to Take Place on Oct. 13 Registration is now open for the 2021 Construction HR and Training Professionals Conference to be held October 14-15, 2021, in St. Louis, Missouri. AGC's “HR/TED Conference” this year provides two days of education and... Read More
July 21, 2021
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently announced an extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was initially granted last year. Due to the continued precautions related to COVID-19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will extend this policy... Read More
July 21, 2021
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has issued an interim final rule implementing the special financial assistance provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to assist financially troubled multiemployer pension plans.  (Click here for more background on ARPA’s multiemployer... Read More
July 21, 2021
Negotiators conducting collective bargaining between January and June of this year agreed to raise construction craft workers’ wage and fringe benefits by an average of 2.6 percent or $1.57 during the first contract year, according to the Construction Labor Research Council’s (CLRC) latest... Read More
July 19, 2021

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