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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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September 7, 2018

Construction employment increased by 23,000 jobs in August and by 297,000 jobs over the past year, reaching a 10-year high, while the industry’s unemployment rate stood at an all-time low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Even as firms continued to expand, a new report finds that most firms are struggling to find enough workers to keep up with demand.

September 6, 2018

Union contractors may not rely on contributions to typical vacation or welfare plans as a basis for claiming the temporary exclusion to the federal contractor paid sick leave rule, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has informed AGC.  WHD provided the information to AGC in response to questions posed by AGC on behalf of questioning members.  It supports AGC’s prior urgings that all union contractors working on federal projects should act promptly to come into compliance with the rule’s mandates.

September 5, 2018

The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is announcing a minimum wage increase of $0.25 to $10.60 per hour to be paid to workers performing work on direct federal contracts and subcontracts covered by Executive Order 13658. Federally assisted contracts are not affected. The rate goes into effect on January 1, 2019.

September 5, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has announced that in the upcoming weeks, it will hold public listening sessions to gather views on the Part 541 white collar exemption regulations, often referred to as the “Overtime Rule.”

August 30, 2018

On August 24, AGC filed joint comments in support of a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluding the existing regulatory framework adequately prevents and contains discharges of hazardous substances.

August 29, 2018

Part One Kicks Off on Sept. 27 with a Look at Pollution Liability

August 29, 2018

Eighty percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions... 

August 24, 2018

Court Ruling Puts 2015 WOTUS Rule in Effect in 26 States

August 24, 2018

AGC Supplies Recommendations to Streamline NEPA Procedures

August 24, 2018

AGC Supports Agency Move Towards Greater Transparency in Regulatory Science

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