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May 23, 2024
  Sixty-four percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, putting motorists and workers at risk, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of… Read More

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    Stay informed with our mid-year economic insights from Chief Economist, Ken Simonson and Senior Research Analyst, Macrina Wilkins. Discover key trends in economic growth, spending, inflation, and interest rates. Learn about the continued demand in construction for data centers,… Read More
June 25, 2024
  Construction employment increased in 39 states in May from a year earlier, while 26 states added construction jobs between April and May, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America today. Association officials noted that… Read More
June 25, 2024
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released “Promising Practices for Preventing Harassment in the Construction Industry,” a document that highlights recommendations that the EEOC would like industry leaders to consider to combat harassment in construction. AGC has… Read More
June 25, 2024
According to the latest Contractor Compensation Quarterly (CCQ) published by PAS, Inc., contractors are projecting 2024 construction staff wages to increase an average of 4.38%, as reported by over 360 companies in the 42st edition of the Construction / Construction Management Staff… Read More
June 25, 2024
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) celebrates a significant legal victory in its ongoing efforts to protect members from overreaching federal regulations. On June 24, 2024, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in Lubbock granted AGC’s motion for a nationwide… Read More
June 25, 2024
We are excited to announce the opening of the 2024 Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Assessment, a resource designed exclusively for construction firms. This tool empowers companies to establish a baseline, measure progress, and celebrate successes in their D&I programs, policies, and… Read More
June 25, 2024
Associated General Contractors of America Argues New Rule Exceeds Statutory Authority Under the Davis-Bacon Act, Court Agrees  The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) celebrates a significant legal victory in its ongoing efforts to protect members from overreaching federal… Read More
June 24, 2024
The rule adds requirements to an already complicated permitting process and ignores permitting reforms previously passed by Congress. On Tuesday, June 18, Senators Joe Manchin (D–W.Va.), Dan Sullivan (R–Alaska) and Congressman Garret Graves (R–La.) introduced an AGC-supported … Read More
June 24, 2024
You may recall, AGC of America filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) challenging the agency’s new final rule that designates two widely used per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as hazardous substances under the Superfund law, or… Read More
June 24, 2024
AGC has notched some big wins in the courts in the last year and hopes to carry that momentum with litigation to protect construction companies. You may recall, last summer AGC had three wins at the Supreme Court in the Ciminelli case, Sackett case, and the Glacier Northwest case.… Read More
June 24, 2024