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November 12, 2019
Construction technology provider and national trade organization launch grant program to help address industry need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are the leading cause... Read More

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November 22, 2019
Passes Funding Legislation that Repeals Federal Highway Cut On Nov. 21, the U.S. Senate passed H.R.3055, legislation to continue funding the government at fiscal year (FY) 2019 spending levels through December 20, 2019, including programs of the US Department of Transportation. This measure passed... Read More
November 22, 2019
AGC Member Participates The House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure this week held a hearing to learn about “Smart Construction: Increasing Opportunities for Small Business in Infrastructure.” AGC of New York State member Ryan Forrestel, Cold Springs Construction, Akron... Read More
November 22, 2019
Save the Date for July 14-16, 2020, in Louisville, KY The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will hold its 2020 Construction Safety, Health and Environmental Conference at the Omni Louisville Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky on July 14-16, 2020.  AGC is looking for presentation proposals... Read More
November 21, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in LA Specialty Produce Company recently overturned an administrative law judge’s (ALJ) finding that an employer’s confidentiality rule and media rule violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Applying the balancing test articulated in its 2017... Read More
November 21, 2019
On Nov. 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an AGC-supported rule that expands universal waste regulations to include aerosol cans and streamlines the management of this waste. This measure should help construction firms maintain a lower-tier generator category, as aerosol... Read More
November 21, 2019
As the U.S. House may consider a suite of bills to spur action on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—a large and diverse group of chemicals—AGC and industry allies urged policymakers to rely on sound science before enacting a one-size-fits-all approach for properly dealing with the... Read More
November 21, 2019
On Nov. 19, the House passed AGC-backed legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for seven years. With private insurers pulling out of the marketplace after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the inability of insurance policyholders to secure terrorism risk insurance contributed... Read More
November 21, 2019
On Nov. 20,  Senate Republicans introduced an alternative for addressing the multiemployer pension plan crisis. This plan differs greatly from the House-passed Butch Lewis Act. While it makes positive structural reforms to the multiemployer pension plan system, it also raises questions on how it... Read More
November 21, 2019
On Nov. 21, Congress sent FY 2020 funding legislation to President Trump that includes AGC-backed repeal of a $7.6 billion cut to federal highway funding, known as a “rescission,” that was scheduled to take place on July 1, 2020. This rescission—required by the current federal highway and transit... Read More
November 21, 2019
As the U.S. House of Representatives considers a suite of bills to spur action on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), AGC and industry allies urged policymakers to rely on the science and support the federal agencies in their efforts to research and set protective risk-based standards. PFAS... Read More

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