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January 6, 2021
                Few Construction Firms Will Add Workers In 2021 As Industry Struggles With Declining Demand, Growing Number Of Project Delays And Cancellations New Industry Outlook Finds Most Contractors Expect Demand for Many Categories of Construction to Decline, Few Firms Expect the... Read More

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Tax Credits for Voluntarily Providing Leave Temporarily Extended The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) posted announced additional guidance to provide information about protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA’s paid... Read More
January 6, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule clarifying the standard for employee versus independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The rule takes effect 60 days after publication in the Federal Register, on March 8, 2021, however, AGC expects the incoming Biden... Read More
January 6, 2021
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst Year-over-Year Losses, While Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz. and Walla Walla, Wash. Register Largest Gains in Industry Jobs Only 34 percent of the nation’s metro areas—just over one-third—added construction jobs from... Read More
January 5, 2021
In an amicus brief filed on December 23, AGC of America urged the National Labor Relations Board to change its standard for determining the lawfulness of union displays of stationary banners and inflatable rats at the workplace of a neutral employer. The Board invited interested parties to submit... Read More
January 4, 2021
Association Weighs Legal Options In a further response to AGC pressure to restrict the use and ultimately require the Small Business Administration (SBA) to revise its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) “Loan Necessity Questionnaire” -- including the lawsuit that AGC filed against SBA on December 8... Read More
January 4, 2021
AGC Urges Quick Action on Infrastructure Funding and Protection from Meritless Lawsuits; Industry Survey Finds Widespread Pessimism about Volume of Projects Available to Bid on in 2021 Construction spending was a tale of two industries again in November, as soaring single-family construction... Read More
January 4, 2021
Forecast Provides Insight into How Contractors Expect the Coronavirus to Continue Impacting the Industry, Whether Demand Will Recover and If They Plan to Add Staff, Technology This Year On Thursday, January 7 at 12 p.m. EST, the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage will release its... Read More
January 4, 2021
Measure’s Modest Amount of Funding for Infrastructure Projects and Clarification that PPP Loans May Not be Taxed Will Help Offset Some of the Challenges Facing the Construction Industry The Associated General Contractors of America’s chief executive officer, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the... Read More
December 22, 2020
GBCA’s CLC has dedicated itself to help emerging construction professionals build relationships in the industry. The CLC’s Virtual Coffee Chats are putting leading construction executives and newer construction professionals into the (virtual) room together. With COVID-19 response mostly... Read More
December 21, 2020
New York and Vermont Record Worst February-November Losses, While Virginia Has Largest Pickup; California, Nevada Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While Texas and Delaware Post Biggest Gains Construction employment in November remained below pre-pandemic levels in 35 states and the District of... Read More
December 18, 2020

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