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May 23, 2022
  Annual Survey by HCSS and Associated General Contractors of America Finds Drivers and Passengers are at Greater Risk of Injury and Death in Work Zone Crashes, As Officials Urge Drivers to Be Careful this Summer Sixty-four percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had… Read More

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On June 21, 2022, the Biden Administration unveiled its Spring 2022 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions mapping out federal agency priorities for the coming months.  This bi-annual publication informs the public of regulations under consideration or planned by… Read More
June 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing changes to its “WD-10 Davis Bacon Wage Survey Report of Construction Contractor’s Wage Rates” form to help improve collection of data for determining prevailing wage rates. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has announced a … Read More
June 23, 2022
AGC of America and five other employer groups jointly submitted an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court on June 15 in support of a request for review of a Washington Supreme Court decision that prevents a company from recovering damages from a union that sanctioned destruction of company property… Read More
June 22, 2022
  Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs during the past twelve months, but momentum slowed in May with only 22 states adding jobs, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America today.… Read More
June 17, 2022
  Contractors’ bid prices for constructing new nonresidential buildings finally caught up with soaring costs for the materials and service they buy in May, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. Association officials… Read More
June 14, 2022
  Registration is now open to sign up to participate in AGC of America’s 2nd Annual National Construction Industry Workforce Summit. The summit will take place in Phoenix, Arizona on November 3 and 4. AGC is hoping to encourage contractors and chapter staff who are involved in workforce… Read More
June 13, 2022
On June 8, AGC sought clarification from OSHA on its enforcement of heat-related hazards under its National Emphasis Program (NEP). Due to the absence of specific guidance clarifying how compliance safety and health officers (CSHOs) will evaluate a contractor’s implementation of protocols to… Read More
June 9, 2022
Environmentalists are pushing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to undertake a rulemaking to classify discarded polyvinyl chloride (PVC or vinyl) as hazardous waste under federal law and to revise the solid waste management guidelines on disposal of PVC. AGC filed comments on June… Read More
June 9, 2022
  KANSAS CITY, MO. – The bi-state region’s fast-growing construction sector, which last year started $8.3 billion worth of projects, contributes an extra $10.7 billion to the local economy and supports 83,000 non-construction jobs, according to a new economic impact analysis released by the… Read More
June 8, 2022
The Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) is the largest association of construction owners in the United States. COAA just held its Spring Connect conference in downtown Baltimore on the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus. One session featured “What I Love and Hate About… Read More
June 6, 2022