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May 8, 2020
Association Partner Procore Also Releases Near Real-Time Construction Data Measuring Impacts of Coronavirus as Association Calls for New Measures, Including Safe Harbor Provisions, to Revive Industry Construction employment declined by 975,000 jobs in April as a new survey by the Associated... Read More

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Treasury Department’s Recent Changes to Paycheck Protection Program Loan Guidance Are Making It Even Harder for Firms to Maintain Jobs Amid Declining Private-Sector Demand for Construction Numerous impediments to completing construction projects led to declines in most categories of private... Read More
May 1, 2020
Laredo, Texas and Lake Charles, La. Have Largest Construction Job Losses While Lewiston, Idaho-Wash. And Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas Add the Most Jobs; Association Survey Indicates Losses will Spread Construction employment declined in 99 out of 358 metro areas from March 2019 to last month as... Read More
April 29, 2020
Nearly Half of Firms Have Received Loans, But Growing Number of Project Cancellations, Delays and Delivery Problems Imperil Industry; Association Leaders Call for Immediate Infrastructure Funding A large share of construction firms promptly received loan funds under the new Paycheck Protection... Read More
April 24, 2020
In an April 15 ruling on Northern Plains Resource Council, et al. v. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana vacated (voided) the Army Corps of Engineers’ Nationwide Permit (NWP) 12 (in use on the Keystone XL pipeline project) on an Endangered Species Act... Read More
April 23, 2020
On April 20, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extended the public comment period for the 2020 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit for stormwater discharges associated with industrial activity, also referred to as the “2020 Multi-Sector General Permit (... Read More
April 23, 2020
On April 21, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers’ Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” was published in the Federal Register. This final rule establishes the scope of federal regulatory authority under the Clean Water... Read More
April 23, 2020
On April 22, AGC, along with four other organizations, was invited by the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee to submit a written statement on two water-related discussion drafts released. America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 would invest the nation’s water resources... Read More
April 23, 2020
AGC of America has been working tirelessly to provide members with valuable, relevant resources during the coronavirus (COVID-19) national emergency.  Among the many resources, AGC held three webinars on labor and human resource matters (access is free but registration is required): Ask the... Read More
April 23, 2020
Weeks Marine, a contractor accused of Davis-Bacon violations, has finally prevailed in protracted litigation over its responsibility to reimburse workers for their actual lodging expenses.  The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Administrative Review Board (ARB) has ruled that the lodging primarily... Read More
April 23, 2020
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) has issued a final rule amending union representation-case procedures.  The rule was published in the Federal Register on April 1, 2020.  The effective date was originally set for June 1, 2020, but has been postponed to July 31, 2020, due to... Read More
April 23, 2020

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