AGC of America has created a special report called We Kept America Building.
This new report details AGC of America’s response to the Coronavirus and highlights examples of how AGC has supported the industry during the pandemic.
Click HERE to view the full report.
We have also... Read More
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has revamped the Employment Referral Resource Directory (ERRD). The ERRD lists government and nonprofit organizations as references to assist federal contractors' hiring of qualified applicants. ERRD was developed as a compliance assistance... Read More
AGC’s 2020 Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference wrapped up Oct. 8 after five days of education, sharing of best practices and networking virtually. The conference continues to be a must-attend event for human resources and training professionals in the construction industry.... Read More
California and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most;Illinois and Iowa Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While New York and Vermont Post Biggest Gains
Only eight states and the District of Columbia have recouped the severe pandemic-induced losses of... Read More
Collective bargaining negotiations settled during the first three quarters of 2020 resulted in an average first-year increase in wages and benefits of 2.7 percent or $1.59, reports the Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC) in its latest Settlements Report. This compares to an average first-... Read More
Officials Say Nationwide Plan Should Set Clear Distribution Priorities, Warn that Delegating Responsibility for Distributing Coronavirus Vaccine to State & Local Officials will Lead to Confusion, Delays, & Hardship
President Trump and candidate Biden should establish and implement... Read More
On October 15, AGC—along with the American Council of Engineering Companies, American Institute of Architects, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others—called on President Trump to rescind his Executive Order 13950, Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. The EO will generate further confusion and... Read More
National Association will Use Results to Push for Additional Relief Measures
AGC of America is conducting a new coronavirus survey to better measure the impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic on the construction industry. The association will use the survey results to educate officials about... Read More
No Resolution in Sight
As of October 15, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin continue talks on finding a compromise on additional COVID-relief legislation but appear to be at yet another impasse. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate... Read More
AGC of America, jointly with nine other associations that are members of the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (“CDW”), submitted an amicus brief to the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) in a case reviewing the contract bar doctrine on October 8. The contract bar doctrine... Read More
As employers face unimaginable disruptions during the pandemic, they are still bound by compliance and reporting health care requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Despite relief provided to employers to date, there remains a need for greater regulatory compliance relief. Health care... Read More
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