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March 29, 2021
                Every week brings new reports of materials costs hitting record highs, while lead times lengthen or become ever more uncertain.  AGC of America recently released a Construction Inflation Alert. This document is intended to… Read More

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On October 19, AGC met with the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to share a host of concerns about the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) draft emergency temporary standard (ETS). OSHA sent the draft ETS—the details of which remain unknown—to OMB for… Read More
October 21, 2021
AGC’s 2021 Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference wrapped up Oct. 15 after two days of in-person education, sharing of best practices and networking in St. Louis, MO.  The conference continues to be a must-attend event for human resources and training professionals in the… Read More
October 21, 2021
Negotiators conducting collective bargaining between January and September of this year agreed to raise construction craft workers’ wage and fringe benefits by an average of 2.6 percent or $1.63 during the first contract year, according to the Construction Labor Research Council’s (CLRC) latest… Read More
October 21, 2021
The 2021 CCC Gala, with a theme of “Hot Havana Nights” started with a goal of raising $100,000 for student education in the Construction industry.  Within two hours the group met that goal and exceeded it times four including generous donations of $250,000 by Procore’s HBCU challenge fund, a $… Read More
October 21, 2021
Many employers are wondering about the extent to which they can incent employees and their dependents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by adjusting medical plan eligibility, modifying medical plan premiums payable by employees, and/or excluding coverage of treatment of the coronavirus where a plan… Read More
October 20, 2021
Releases New Myth v. Fact Document With misinformation in the public sphere about the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill (formerly titled the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act), AGC has produced a myth versus fact document—click HERE—to help correct the record. The AGC co-chaired… Read More
October 14, 2021
AGC Hosts Webinar; Continues Dialogue with Agencies; Engaged Legal Counsel On October 14, AGC held a webinar—free for AGC members—with the prominent federal procurement law firm Crowell & Moring to run through the ins and outs of the federal contractor vaccine mandate from a construction… Read More
October 14, 2021
AGC Seeks Meeting with White House; Engaged Legal Counsel On October 12, the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) sent its draft emergency temporary standard (ETS) to the White House for review, a signal that a final ETS could be issued within a matter of days or weeks. The… Read More
October 14, 2021
The prices contractors pay for construction materials far outstripped the prices contractors charge in the 12 months ending in September, despite a recent decline in a few materials prices, while delivery problems intensified, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of… Read More
October 14, 2021
WASHINGTON – Chicago-based Pepper Construction was named the most innovative construction firm in the country for developing a virtual reality safety training program by leveraging tools and staffing resources that were already in place to create a “real life” safety learning environment. As a… Read More
October 13, 2021