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January 6, 2021
                Few Construction Firms Will Add Workers In 2021 As Industry Struggles With Declining Demand, Growing Number Of Project Delays And Cancellations New Industry Outlook Finds Most Contractors Expect Demand for Many Categories of Construction to Decline, Few Firms Expect the... Read More

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On November 13, 2020, AGC submitted comments generally supportive of recently proposed revisions to the Nationwide Permits (NWP).  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposal included revisions to several NWPs, including modifications to the thresholds for streambed loss for certain permits,... Read More
December 4, 2020
Discusses Challenges and Opportunities On December 1, AGC of America’s CEO, Steve Sandherr, met with Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon, the new Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with other senior Army Corps leaders. AGC and the Army Corps... Read More
December 3, 2020
As of November 30, contractors working in the state of California are required to have a written COVID-19 Prevention Plan. Modeled off the Injury and Illness Prevention Program required of all California employers, the emergency temporary standard requires a written plan that addresses hazard... Read More
December 3, 2020
On December 3, AGC, along with 564 trade associations, called on Congress to pass legislation reversing IRS policy that turns promised, tax-free PPP loan forgiveness into a taxable event. The effect of this is to tax a business’s PPP loan forgiveness up to 37 percent. AGC is very engaged in... Read More
December 3, 2020
Tell the President & Congress NOW CLICK HERE to tell President Trump and Congress to enact legislation this year to protect construction jobs by blocking a surprise federal tax increase of up to 37 percent on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. If Congress fails to act by the... Read More
December 3, 2020
OFCCP recently announce the release of its new technical assistance guide for small contractors. The guide provides compliance assistance regarding equal employment opportunity obligations for small federal supply and service, construction contractors and subcontractors, as well as and federally... Read More
December 3, 2020
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses, While Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Walla Walla, Wash. Lead in Construction Job Increases Only 30 percent of the nation’s metro areas added construction jobs in the past year, according to an ... Read More
December 2, 2020
Demand For Most Types of Nonresidential Projects Remains Flat Amid COVID-Uncertainty, Dwindling State and Local Budgets and the Lack of New Federal Coronavirus Relief Measures, Putting Jobs at Risk The construction industry’s fortunes continued to diverge in October, as residential construction... Read More
December 1, 2020
Help Us Generate a Comprehensive Outlook for 2021 by Taking the Survey Today   Each year around this time, AGC asks you – our members – to predict what next year will be like for your business.  AGC has partnered with Sage to prepare questions that focus on expectations for market performance,... Read More
November 30, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced that it has launched an education and enforcement initiative in eight Southeastern states to ensure construction companies that work on federal or federally assisted construction projects meet prevailing wage requirements of the... Read More
November 23, 2020


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