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September 5, 2023
  88 Percent of Construction Firms Having a Hard Time Finding Workers to Hire, Undermining Efforts to Build Infrastructure & Other Projects as Firms Boost Pay, Embrace AI to Cope with Labor Shortages Few candidates have the basic skills needed to work in high-paying construction careers… Read More

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Introducing "AGC's Construction Risk Insights," a valuable resource dedicated to enhancing risk management practices and optimizing project success within the construction industry.  Check out Issue #1 here.  We're thrilled to unveil this newsletter, designed exclusively for the AGC… Read More
September 29, 2023
On September 19, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) awarded approximately $12.7 million in grants to 100 non-profit organizations across the nation to support education and training to help workers and employers recognize… Read More
September 28, 2023
  Construction employment increased in 223 of 358 metro areas between August 2022 and August 2023, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials said contractors report they would like to hire even more… Read More
September 27, 2023
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposal to Define and Delimit the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Associated General Contractors of America recently urged the U.S. Department of… Read More
September 26, 2023
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently provided a private member only virtual update on the changes in their massive final rule “Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations.” Specifically, Jessica Looman, Principal Deputy Administrator for the Wage and Hour Division (WHD), and additional… Read More
September 26, 2023
Program Offered at the 2023 Construction HR and Workforce Conference AGC of America has added a new session to this year's Construction HR & Workforce Conference agenda to help you unravel the mysteries of generative artificial intelligence in construction. Join industry expert Wendy Sellers… Read More
September 26, 2023
AGC of America is offering a two-part webinar series on the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The first session, held on September 26, covered the latest developments under IRA. The second session, scheduled for October 3, will focus on complying with IRA’s prevailing wage and apprenticeship… Read More
September 26, 2023
October 10 at 2:00 p.m. ET AGC of America is offering an educational webinar October 10th at 2:00 PM on the practical and legal implications of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) massive final rule, “Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations,” which has an effective date of October… Read More
September 26, 2023
  According to a report released today by Procore Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: PCOR) and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), 78% of civil and infrastructure construction firms expect their project backlog to increase or remain the same over the next year as new federal… Read More
September 26, 2023
The AGC Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Forum meets virtually on a quarterly basis to gather/share information, resources, and best practices among stakeholders in the construction industry. The next forum is scheduled for October 18, 2pm – 3pm, Eastern Time. If you would like to participate… Read More
September 25, 2023