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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
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today announced three new directives aimed at establishing an opinion letter process and enhancing OFCCP’s Help Desk, establishing a process to resolve compliance evaluations at the earliest stage possible with... Read More
Construction employment grew in 281, or 78 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2017 and October 2018, declined in 43 and was unchanged in 34, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials... Read More
Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between October 2017 and October 2018, while 36 states and D.C. added construction jobs between September and October, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released... Read More
Texas Has Biggest Annual Job Increase While New Jersey Continues Losses; Iowa, Florida and California Have Largest One-Month Gains as Mississippi and Louisiana Trail
Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between October 2017 and October 2018, while 36 states and D.... Read More
Presentations from key federal agencies rounded out the expert management and risk sessions at AGC’s 2018 Construction Environmental Conference by providing attendees with updates and answering questions on several regulatory developments. As part of its conference wrap-up, AGC provides below a... Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced the launch of the New and Small Business Assistance and the Compliance Assistance Toolkits webpages. These new online tools are intended to assist American small businesses and workers with simple, straightforward resources that provide critical... Read More
AGC’s report, The Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion in the Construction Industry, outlines six reasons why diversity and inclusion are strategically valuable in generating corporate/industry innovation, increasing profitability, and ensuring a positive and sustaining legacy of... Read More
AGC’s 2018 Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference wrapped up Oct. 12 after two-and-a-half days of education, sharing of best practices and networking in Fort Worth, TX. The conference continues to be a must-attend event for HR and training professionals in the construction... Read More
Potential Two-Year Moratorium on Compliance Evaluations for Winning Establishment
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) are joining efforts to recognize excellence in contractor compliance... Read More
Expands Employer and Employee Insurance Options
On October 23, The U.S. Departments of the Treasury, Health and Human Services, and Labor issued a proposed regulation that would expand the usability of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). This proposed regulation is in response to President... Read More
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.