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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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Construction employment in July remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 36 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data released today. Association officials said construction employment... Read More
August 20, 2021
The agenda is coming together and registration is open for the 2021 Construction HR and Training Professionals Conference to be held October 14-15, 2021, in St. Louis, Missouri. AGC's “HR/TED Conference” provides two days of education and networking for HR, training, and workforce development... Read More
August 20, 2021
Free to AGC Members With the Delta-variant-fueled surge of COVID-19 cases leading to new CDC masking guidance, statewide mandates, uncertain federal contractor requirements, potential private owner mandates, and the specter of further restrictions, you may have a renewed interest in seeing the... Read More
August 20, 2021
AGC of America recently provided comments on the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s (PBGC) interim final rule implementing the American Rescue Plan Act’s (ARPA) special financial assistance program.  The special financial assistance program is designed to help financially troubled multiemployer... Read More
August 20, 2021
In a July 21 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) in Lippert Components, Inc.,  found that a union did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by displaying a 12-foot inflatable rat (known as Scabby the Rat) and two large banners, one targeting a neutral employer... Read More
August 20, 2021
On Aug. 4, AGC of America’s Federal & Heavy Construction Division participated at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Executive Governance Meeting, which gathers Army Corps commanders from across the agency. AGC and the Army Corps discussed solutions to the challenges facing our nation’s... Read More
August 12, 2021
On Aug. 10, the Senate passed, 69-30, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a historic, $1.2 trillion infrastructure package investing in all components of the nation’s physical infrastructure. AGC endorsed this legislation because it reauthorizes the nation’s federal-aid highway and transit... Read More
August 12, 2021
Extreme price increases continued in July for a wide range of goods and services used in construction, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. Association officials urged President Biden to immediately end tariffs and quotas on... Read More
August 12, 2021
Construction Official Warns that Holding the Much-Needed Infrastructure Measure Hostage to Unrelated Partisan Priorities will Hurt the Economy and Deny Workers Good Career Opportunities The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the... Read More
August 10, 2021
The construction industry added 11,000 jobs between June and July but nonresidential construction employment remains far below pre-pandemic levels, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. Association officials said nonresidential... Read More
August 6, 2021

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