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October 4, 2019
Industry’s Job Gains and Average Hourly Earnings Outpace Broader Economy as Association Survey Finds Contractors Expect to Keep Hiring; Officials Urge Boost to Career and Technical Education, Immigration Construction employment increased by 7,000 jobs in September and by 156,000, or 2.1 percent,... Read More

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July 17, 2019
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently updated the web-based portal for the reinstated collection of 2017 and 2018 EEO-1 Component 2 data with several resources to assist employers. Specifically, the EEOC provided a series of Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) regarding... Read More
July 12, 2019
Please provide feedback by the end of July 26, 2019 In recent Unified Agendas, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have indicated their intention to review and amend the 2008 Compensatory Mitigation Rule.  AGC supports this effort, because challenges in... Read More
July 12, 2019
May Warrant Measures to Reduce Risk The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) EPA recently finalized a rule to reduce the dust-lead hazard levels on floors and window sills – from 40 micrograms (µg) of lead in dust per square foot (ft2) and 250 µg/ft2 to 10 µg/ft2 and 100 µg/ft2, respectively... Read More
July 11, 2019
AGC is pleased to announce the appointment of new members to serve on its Environmental Forum Steering Committee.  Members of the steering committee have direct access to federal regulatory officials, influence over AGC’s environmental agenda, and a means to exchange valuable information with one... Read More
July 11, 2019
Join us on July 23-25, 2019 in Seattle, Washington With over forty educational sessions, check out the great line-up of speakers and topics for the upcoming Construction Safety, Health and Environmental Conference on July 23-25 in Seattle, Washington.  This conference is your annual meeting with... Read More
July 8, 2019
Construction employment increased by 21,000 jobs in June and by 224,000, or 3.2 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers with construction experience fell, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.... Read More
July 3, 2019
Construction employment grew in 249 out of 358 metro areas between May 2018 and May 2019, declined in 57 and was unchanged in 52, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said firms in many parts of... Read More
June 26, 2019
On June 25, AGC submitted comments to the U. S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) in response to its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) revising and clarifying the responsibilities of employers and joint employers to employees in joint employer arrangements. In 2017, the... Read More
June 25, 2019
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in response to the release of the Department of Labor new proposal on apprenticeship expansion, and the decision to exclude the construction industry from the Industry... Read More
June 25, 2019
AGC of America has joined the AGC of Michigan in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in the Michigan Supreme Court in strong support of insurance coverage for construction defects.  The brief focuses on the standard form of the General Commercial Liability (CGL) policy sold to AGC members across the... Read More


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