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August 3, 2020
AGC of America has created a special report called We Kept America Building. This new report details AGC of America’s response to the Coronavirus and highlights examples of how AGC has supported the industry during the pandemic. Click HERE to view the full report.          We have also... Read More

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The COVID-19 response in the Philadelphia region has left young construction professionals working under strict safety protocols, working from home, or even temporarily out of work. In response, GBCA’s CLC moved all its activities, including community service, online. Every June, GBCA’s CLC... Read More
July 27, 2020
Heads to Conference On July 23, the Senate overwhelmingly passed (86-14) the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021 (NDAA). On July 21, the House of Representatives passed (295-125) its version of the FY 2021 NDAA. Both Chambers passed the defense bills with veto-proof majorities. The... Read More
July 23, 2020
Covers FLSA, FMLA, and FFCRA Issues The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released additional guidance about how the requirements and protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (... Read More
July 23, 2020
Provides $9.5 Billion for Transportation and Building Infrastructure Improvements On July 23, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the AGC-backed Great American Outdoors Act, which especially helps address the needs of National Parks Service infrastructure and facilities. The bill would... Read More
July 23, 2020
AGC Calls for Infrastructure Investment & More for Construction Industry As of July 23, Senate Republicans and the White House continue to negotiate agreement on the details of a new, $1 trillion coronavirus (COVID-19) relief bill. AGC recently called on members of both parties to include in... Read More
July 23, 2020
Covers FLSA, FMLA, and FFCRA Issues The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released additional guidance to provide information to workers and employers about how the requirements and protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), ... Read More
July 21, 2020
AGC Supports Streamlined Environmental Review Procedures, Analyses and Transparency Measures President Donald Trump and the Council on Environmental Quality announced a final rule July 15 to “comprehensively update and substantially revise” the regulations implementing the National Environmental... Read More
July 16, 2020
Prohibits Use of Certain Chinese Telecommunications Components On July 10, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council released the draft Interim Final Rule (IFR) to implement section 889(a)(I)(B) of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. The rule, often referred to as “Section 889 Part B,” ... Read More
July 16, 2020
PSA’s Will Promote Workers’ Rights to Paid Sick Leave, Safe Workplaces, and Lawful Pay The United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently announced the launch of a far-reaching public awareness campaign to remind workers that the agency is committed to ensuring their... Read More
July 16, 2020
Publishes RFI Seeking Additional Public Input The United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently announced significant steps to streamline optional-use forms that workers can use to request and employers can use to coordinate leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act... Read More
July 16, 2020

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