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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… Read More

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  Prices of construction materials jumped nearly 20 percent in 2021 despite moderating in December, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. Association officials said contractors rate materials costs as a top concern for… Read More
January 14, 2022
AGC to Continue with Litigation on the Merits of the ETS On January 13, the Supreme Court reinstated the nationwide stay on implementation and enforcement of the OSHA COVID-19 vaccination-or-testing emergency temporary standard (ETS). As a result of this decision, OSHA will have to suspend its… Read More
January 13, 2022
Encourages Prioritization of Review and Permitting Reform Regs, Discourages Limits on State Flexibility On January 6, AGC provided feedback to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on its initial guidance on implementation of the recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA… Read More
January 13, 2022
AGC recently joined a group of business and non-profit stakeholders to support bipartisan legislation—introduced by Reps. Carol Miller (R-W.Va.) and Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.) to extend the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) through the fourth quarter of 2021. The ERTC fourth quarter credit was… Read More
January 13, 2022
Prices of construction materials jumped nearly 20 percent in 2021 despite moderating in December, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. Association officials said contractors rate materials costs as a top concern for 2022,… Read More
January 13, 2022
On Hold Until April, AGC Communicates with Agencies The federal contractor vaccine mandate remains on hold since the December 17, 2021, decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to maintain a nationwide stay (or freeze) of the mandate until—potentially—as late as April 2022… Read More
January 13, 2022
Employers with 100 or More Employees Weigh Compliance Approaches   As of January 13, the Supreme Court has not issued a decision on whether or not the Sixth Circuit was correct when it decided on December 17, 2021, to remove the nationwide stay (freeze) on implementation and enforcement of… Read More
January 13, 2022
  New Industry Outlook Shows Contractors Expect a Boost from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill and Broad-Based Private-Sector Demand, Except for Retail and Office Construction, If They Can Find Workers and Materials  Construction… Read More
January 11, 2022
  Construction employment increased by 22,000 jobs between November and December as nonresidential construction firms added workers for the fourth month in a row while residential construction employment slipped, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of… Read More
January 7, 2022
Tonya has over 25 years in the areas of business development, marketing, and sales experience. She has recently joined Gilbane Building Company where she works as a business development manager. She serves on the board of directors for Douglas County Chamber of Commerce,… Read More
January 6, 2022