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May 1, 2024
Download your copy of the playbook and calculator today  On Earth Day, AGC provided a sneak peek of a new document, The AGC Playbook on Decarbonization and Carbon Reporting in the Construction Industry (Decarb Playbook), designed by contractors for contractors to help address greenhouse gas… Read More

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All Categories Post Increases Compared to February 2023, Suggesting Monthly Downturn is Due to Temporary Factors Rather than Cooling Demand for Most Types of Construction Projects Total construction spending declined from January to February to an annual rate of nearly $2.1 trillion, but all… Read More
April 1, 2024
In the weeks following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) action to lower the primary annual air quality standard by 25 percent for fine particulate matter or PM2.5 (see AGC article), multiple states have taken legal action and both chambers of Congress have initiated AGC-supported… Read More
March 28, 2024
As set forth in its notice and comment request of February 26, 2024, “Proposed Renewal of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements,” OFCCP seeks to renew and make changes to its construction scheduling letter and itemized listing. These documents are sent to… Read More
March 27, 2024
Report, Titled “AGC for All” Catalogues Association’s Accomplishments During the Past Year The new, digital interactive AGC of America Annual Report is now available. The report, titled “AGC for All,” catalogues AGC of America’s accomplishments for members during the past year. The report, which… Read More
March 27, 2024
On March 12, 2024, a federal judge in Louisiana dismissed on procedural grounds AGC of America’s lawsuit challenging the Biden administration’s regulation requiring project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects of $35 million or more. The decision, however, does not prohibit the… Read More
March 26, 2024
A new rule from the U.S. Department of Labor is broadly expected to result in more workers being classified as “employees” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Although the final rule faces challenges in court, employers should be prepared for the rule on independent contractor classification… Read More
March 26, 2024
AGC recently submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration’s (ETA) proposed rule to “revise the regulations for registered apprenticeship by enhancing worker protections and equity, improving the quality of registered… Read More
March 26, 2024
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently released new resources to help veterans and employers understand the protections under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) of 1974. The resources include a series of videos highlighting the importance… Read More
March 26, 2024
Whether you love them or hate them, project labor agreements (PLAs) are a reality. In light of the new federal contractor PLA mandate and a growing number of state and local orders requiring or encouraging PLAs, contractors need to understand the intricacies of PLA terms and conditions now more… Read More
March 26, 2024
  Construction employment increased in 39 states in February from a year earlier, while 31 states added construction jobs from January to February, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America today. Association officials… Read More
March 22, 2024