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January 4, 2024
Construction Firms Have Mixed Outlook For 2024 As Expectations For Demand Remain Mostly Positive, But Less Upbeat Than Last Year Amid New Challenges New Industry Outlook Shows Firms Are Counting on Public Sector, Data Center and Manufacturing Construction to Offset Declines in Retail, Lodging… Read More

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new fact sheet on Workplace Mental Health, which is now available in English and Spanish. The fact sheet provides workplaces with vital information and resources to address mental health concerns effectively and will be… Read More
February 1, 2024
AGC of America is now accepting session proposals for AGC’s 2024 Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference (July 16-18, 2024, in St. Louis, MO). This notice is a call for presentations for a limited number of speaking opportunities. We are looking for experienced presenters to… Read More
February 1, 2024
  Total construction spending increased by 0.9 percent in December and 13.9 percent year-over-year, as gains in residential and public segments offset mixed results among private nonresidential markets, according to an analysis of federal spending data the Associated General Contractors of… Read More
February 1, 2024
AGC of America’s 2024 Annual Convention is coming up March 19-22, 2024, in San Diego, CA. This not-to-be-missed event features distinguished keynote speakers, invaluable networking opportunities, eye-opening award ceremonies, and impactful education sessions. Events of particular interest to Human… Read More
January 26, 2024
On Jan. 12, AGC responded to an Office of Science and Technology request for feedback on how they should develop a coordinated Federal strategy to identify and address gaps in science, data, and research related to environmental justice (EJ). Along with its coalition partners, AGC emphasized core… Read More
January 26, 2024
Recording of January 11 town hall now available  On Jan. 11, AGC’s Environmental Committee hosted a virtual town hall providing an update on federal environmental regulatory initiatives and AGC’s advocacy efforts. During the town hall, AGC staff was joined by Viktoriia De Las Casas with… Read More
January 26, 2024
By Evan Milberg, Reprinted with Permission of Smartbrief  There’s an alleged pattern among federal government initiatives that drives the construction industry crazy. Lawmakers will set a priority for the industry but refuse to put any money behind it. But with the Biden administration… Read More
January 26, 2024
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has scheduled a meeting for the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST.  The Advisory Committee was established by the Contract Work Hours and… Read More
January 25, 2024
On January 25th, 2024, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced $4.9 billion for 37 projects through the National Infrastructure Project Assistance (Mega) and the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant programs. The Mega program, created in the Infrastructure Investment… Read More
January 25, 2024
The Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC) reports that the first year of new collective bargaining settlements reached in 2023 for union craft workers in the construction industry had an average wage-and-benefits increase of 4.7 percent or $2.98. The CLRC notes the surge in inflation in… Read More
January 24, 2024