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December 5, 2018
Construction spending inched lower in October from September levels but increased from the October 2017 total, according to an analysis of new Census data by the Associated General Contractors of America. However, investment in public infrastructure posted declines from recent peaks, and... Read More

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May 22, 2019
  Sixty-seven percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America.  In response, association officials... Read More
May 20, 2019
The AGC Labor and Employment Law Council (LELC) recently held its 35th Annual Construction Labor Law Symposium in Washington, DC.  Attorneys and labor relations managers from across the country gathered to learn about labor and employment law developments relevant to construction employers. The... Read More
May 17, 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 President’s new proposal to allow more immigrations into the country based on merit: “The President rightly understands that the... Read More
May 17, 2019
Union contractors, labor representatives, and construction owner-clients alike project strong, stable growth in 2019, report The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) and the Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC) in their recently released fifth annual Union Craft Labor Supply Study.  At... Read More
May 13, 2019
The Social Security Administration recently resurrected its practice of issuing Employer Correction Request notices – also known as “no-match letters” – when it receives employee information from an employer that does not match its records.  When receiving such a letter, AGC members should consider... Read More
May 9, 2019
On May 6th, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) will make an additional 30,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas available for Fiscal Year 2019. These supplemental H-2B visas... Read More
May 6, 2019
Construction employment increased by 33,000 jobs in April and by 256,000 or 3.5 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers with construction fell to a record low for April, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of... Read More
May 3, 2019
Calendar Years 2017 and 2018 Data Due Sept. 30 Following the recent DC District Court decision ordering applicable employers turn over two years’ worth of worker pay data to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as part of the annual EEO-1 survey, the EEOC today announced that... Read More
May 1, 2019
Construction employment grew in 218, or 61 percent, out of 358 metro areas between March 2018 and March 2019, declined in 83 (23 percent) and was unchanged in 57, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Meanwhile, new... Read More
May 1, 2019
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the agreement between President Trump, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader Schumer to Pass a $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package: “The fact President Trump... Read More

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