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November 12, 2019
Construction technology provider and national trade organization launch grant program to help address industry need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are the leading cause... Read More

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December 2, 2019
Association Urge Quick Resolution to Trade Disputes and Uncertainty that are Contributing to Slower  U.S. Economic Growth, Causing a Wide Variety of Businesses to Delay or Cancel Construction Projects  Construction spending declined 0.8 percent in October from September but topped year-ago... Read More
November 26, 2019
Every year, AGC of America’s Student Chapter members and faculty gather together at AGC’s Annual Convention to connect with chapters across the nation, share ideas, become exposed to industry trends, issues and technological developments and experience the excitement of entering this important... Read More
November 25, 2019
Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Omaha-Council Bluffs, Neb.-Iowa Have Largest Gains; New York City and Fairbanks, Alaska Lag the Most as Industry Calls for Measures to Boost Supply of Qualified Workers Construction employment grew in 231, or 65 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018... Read More
November 22, 2019
CLC volunteers from the Builder’s Association in Kansas City, Missouri braved the humidity on Saturday, August 10, 2019, to transform the outdoor areas of an Overland Park Missouri residence into an attractive and welcoming landscape. The residence is owned and operated by Friends of JCDS (Johnson... Read More
November 22, 2019
AGC joined with a coalition of 33 other organizations calling for the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to finalize revisions to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations as proposed last year. In a letter this week the groups told CEQ the proposed changes would allow for... Read More
November 22, 2019
Passes Funding Legislation that Repeals Federal Highway Cut On Nov. 21, the U.S. Senate passed H.R.3055, legislation to continue funding the government at fiscal year (FY) 2019 spending levels through December 20, 2019, including programs of the US Department of Transportation. This measure passed... Read More
November 22, 2019
AGC Member Participates The House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure this week held a hearing to learn about “Smart Construction: Increasing Opportunities for Small Business in Infrastructure.” AGC of New York State member Ryan Forrestel, Cold Springs Construction, Akron... Read More
November 22, 2019
Save the Date for July 14-16, 2020, in Louisville, KY The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will hold its 2020 Construction Safety, Health and Environmental Conference at the Omni Louisville Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky on July 14-16, 2020.  AGC is looking for presentation proposals... Read More
November 21, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in LA Specialty Produce Company recently overturned an administrative law judge’s (ALJ) finding that an employer’s confidentiality rule and media rule violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Applying the balancing test articulated in its 2017... Read More
November 21, 2019
On Nov. 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an AGC-supported rule that expands universal waste regulations to include aerosol cans and streamlines the management of this waste. This measure should help construction firms maintain a lower-tier generator category, as aerosol... Read More

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