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Infrastructure

July 21, 2017

Forty-one states added construction jobs between June 2016 and June 2017 amid continuing widespread demand for construction services, while 25 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between May and June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials said the smaller number of states adding workers in the latest month may indicate a shortage of qualified job seekers, rather than a slowdown in demand for construction.

July 17, 2017

On July 17, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Instructions for how to download Form I-9 are available on the Form I-9 page. Employers can use this revised version or continue using Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 N through Sept. 17. On Sept. 18, employers must use the revised form with a revision date of 07/17/17 N. Employers must continue following existing storage and retention rules for any previously completed Form I-9.

July 7, 2017

Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in June to the highest level since October 2008, signaling a new burst of hiring after three months of pause, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials urged federal, state and local lawmakers to enact measures to make it easier for school officials, local associations and construction firms to set up construction training programs.

April 27, 2017

Were you inspired by the environmental management solutions in AGC’s Earth Day Exclusive to develop your own environmental program? The environmental compliance and sustainability resources and management tools on the AGC-supported online Construction Industry Compliance Assistance (CICA) Center can help you get started.

June 30, 2017

Are you developing an environmental management program for your company? The resources on the AGC-supported online Construction Industry Compliance Assistance (CICA) Center will support you in your efforts and make CICA a great starting point. CICA provides tools on planning for and managing compliance, and it is a clearing house of information on the top federal and state rules that you will need to keep track of through your environmental program.

June 29, 2017

“Contractors, labor representatives and owner-clients in the union construction and maintenance industry are significantly more optimistic about growth opportunities in 2017 and beyond (+20%) compared to last year, but they also report an increasing pervasiveness in union craft labor shortages,” reports The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) in a recent press release announcing the results of the

June 29, 2017

On June 15, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order instructing the Labor Department to investigate how it can cut back the federal government’s role in creating and monitoring apprenticeship programs, a move that the White House claims will help fill vacant jobs.

June 29, 2017

Join us at AGC’s 2017 Construction Environmental Conference on September 13-14, in Crystal City, Virginia!

June 29, 2017

Environmental Groups Organize Trump ‘Resistance’

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