Homebuilding Strengthens but Infrastructure and Other Nonresidential Spending Fades in Recent Months, Reversing Pattern in Early 2019; Industry Survey Shows Strong 2020 Demand for Projects and Workers
Construction spending decreased 0.2 percent from November to December as declines in public and... Read More
There’s still a short time left to register for AGC of America’s upcoming Collective Bargaining Seminar. The half-day seminar will take place in the morning of March 9 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. The seminar is part of AGC’s Annual Convention, but AGC members and chapter staff not... Read More
AGC of America on Feb. 4 released a white paper titled The PRO Act: What Union Contractors Need to Know. The PRO Act is a bill that would make vast, transformational changes to labor laws and upsets the delicate balance of rights and restrictions established over decades by the NLRB, courts, and... Read More
March 11, 2020, at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Are you a Construction HR professional looking to enhance the HR function at your company? Join your peers at the AGC HR Summit on March 11, 2020, in conjunction with the AGC of America Annual Convention in Las Vegas (convention registration not... Read More
Construction-industry collective bargaining negotiations completed in 2019 resulted in an average first-year increase in wages and fringe benefits of $1.67 or 2.9 percent, according to the annual year-end Settlements Report issued by the AGC-supported Construction Labor Research Council (“CLRC... Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently announced the release of its new technical assistance guide created specifically for construction contractors. OFCCP intends for construction contractors to use the technical assistance guide as a... Read More
On Jan. 31, 2020, The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. This new version contains minor changes to the form and its instructions. Employers should begin using this updated form as of Jan. 31, 2020.
USCIS... Read More
OFCCP recently announced the release of its new Contractor Compliance Institute (CCI), an on-demand learning management system designed to help federal contract holders meet their equal employment opportunity obligations.
OFCCP created the CCI curriculum specifically for federal contractors,... Read More
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020, a group of seven student members in Auburn’s Student Chapter of AGC teamed up with Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM) to volunteer for the MLK Day Celebration.
The group was assigned a sub-floor replacement project at the residence of a local elderly couple. Years of... Read More
In January of 2019, the new leadership group of Mobile AL CLC met to discuss the goals for the 2019 calendar year. Among these goals were to encourage AGC leaders to guide their young people to CLC, engage current CLC members and recruit others, find new and creative meeting formats and community... Read More
The General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) held its Annual Meeting on January 13, 2020 to look back on the past year’s successes of the association and its members, and to look forward to new initiatives in the upcoming year. This year, the event focused on the construction industry’s... Read More
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.