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November 12, 2019
Construction technology provider and national trade organization launch grant program to help address industry need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are the leading cause... Read More

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November 4, 2019
AGC of America’s Union Contractors Committee will hold its next conference call on November 19 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time.  The agenda includes updates on recent developments in labor relations and government affairs of interest to union contractors as well as a roundtable discussion of developments... Read More
November 1, 2019
Trade Fights Appear to be Undermining Demand for Many Types of Private-Sector Projects; Association Officials Urge the Trump Administration to Quickly Resolve Disputes with China, the European Union and Other Countries Construction employment increased by 10,000 jobs in October and by 148,000, or... Read More
November 1, 2019
Transit Funding Cut Addressed On Oct. 31, the Senate approved a package of four appropriations bills including its version of the FY2020 funding package for US DOT programs. The Senate bill, like the House bill passed in June, includes the full $46.365 billion FAST Act obligation limitation for... Read More
October 30, 2019
Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Pocatello, Idaho Have Largest Gains; New York City and Longview, Texas Lag the Most as Industry Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform and Additional Workforce Funding Construction employment grew in 244, or 68 percent, out of 358 metro areas between September... Read More
October 30, 2019
Join us March 12 at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas AGC has opened registration for its upcoming meeting exclusively for the environmental professionals working in-house at construction firms.  Join your counterparts for a full day of moderated roundtable discussions; it’s all about... Read More
October 28, 2019
On Oct. 21, AGC expressed support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to update and clarify its regulations on water quality certification under the Clean Water Act (CWA). This is welcome news as many AGC members perform construction activities on land and water that... Read More
October 18, 2019
Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Texas and Hawaii Experience Largest One-Month Gains as Virginia and North Dakota Have Worst Declines Thirty-nine states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between September... Read More
October 17, 2019
AGC’s 2019 Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference wrapped up Oct. 11 after two-and-a-half days of education, sharing of best practices and networking in Chicago, IL.  The conference continues to be a must-attend event for human resources and training professionals in the... Read More
October 17, 2019
AGC of America’s 2020 Annual Convention will feature a half-day Collective Bargaining Seminar  to help train negotiators.  The session will take place on Monday, March 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  All interested AGC members and chapter staff registered for the convention are invited to attend... Read More
October 17, 2019
Negotiators conducting collective bargaining in the first three quarters of this year agreed to raise construction craft workers’ wage and fringe benefits by an average of 2.8 percent or $1.66 during the first contract year, according to the latest Settlements Report just released by the... Read More

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