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March 29, 2021
                Every week brings new reports of materials costs hitting record highs, while lead times lengthen or become ever more uncertain.  AGC of America recently released a Construction Inflation Alert. This document is intended to help chapters and members explain to owners,... Read More

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              Association Officials Note that Continued Construction Job Gains Could be Impacted by New Infrastructure Funding Proposals, Rising Materials Prices, Erratic Delivery Schedules and Broader Market Uncertainty Construction employment climbed by 110,000 in March as the industry... Read More
April 2, 2021
Please join with AGC of America in planning to participate in this year’s Construction Safety Week, May 3-7. The theme is Holistic Safety: Be Present. Be Focused. Be Safe. Our commitment to staying safe and focused on the job is a point of pride and strength that runs across our entire industry. In... Read More
April 2, 2021
                Both Nonresidential and Residential Spending Retreat from January Levels amid Extreme Winter Weather; Association Posts Inflation Alert to Aid Understanding of Squeeze on Nonresidential Construction Firms Construction spending slumped in February as unseasonably severe... Read More
April 2, 2021
The infrastructure investment included in the Biden Infrastructure Plan would be funded through a variety of broad tax increases, primarily aimed at multinational corporations, but that would also impact domestic C-corporations, including some construction firms. Increased taxes on pass-through... Read More
April 1, 2021
President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes new workforce investments, labor preferences and the PRO Act. The overall labor intent of the plan is to prioritize the construction investments are made with union labor. And, the Administration hopes to do just that with including the PRO... Read More
April 1, 2021
On March 15, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a notice for public input on its current recommendations for disclosing climate risks and how it could change or supplement that process in the future.  The Commission currently relies on its 2010 guidance to help entities... Read More
March 31, 2021
On March 31, President Joe Biden released the American Jobs Plan, a $2 trillion, wide-ranging infrastructure proposal that seeks to invest in all modes of transportation, water, electric, broadband, public buildings, manufacturing, and much more. On the transportation front, Biden is proposing $621... Read More
March 31, 2021
Employers Have from April 26 Until July 19 to Submit Component 1 Data After delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collections on May 8, 2020 in light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that the... Read More
March 31, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently announced the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) hiring benchmark for 2021. Effective March 31, 2021, the hiring benchmark will be 5.6 percent, slightly down from 5.7 percent... Read More
March 31, 2021
                President Biden is Right to Focus on Improving a Broad Range of Infrastructure Projects, But Taxing Employers and Imposing Draconian New Labor Rules will Undermine Economic Growth The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E.... Read More
March 31, 2021

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