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October 22, 2021

Only 14 states and the District of Columbia have added construction jobs since just before the start of the pandemic in February 2020, according to a new 

October 21, 2021

The AGC Education and Research Foundation has funded the development of a series of construction case studies that can be used by faculty members in college and university construction education programs to supplement their primary instructional materials. The latest in this seres was completed in partnership with Developed by Alex Albert, Kevin Han, Edward Jaselskis, and Min Liu, North Carolina State University; Joe Polansky, Fred Smith Company; Korey Merritt, C. T. Wilson Construction Company; and David Duke, S&ME:

October 21, 2021

On October 19, AGC met with the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to share a host

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 construction industry.

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 Settlements Report.  These rates are comparable with increases granted in 2020, but CLRC projects slightly higher increases for the near future.

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 $62,500 donation and new scholarship fund established with AGC Georgia, and a $25,000 HBCU fund donation by Bob Bowen.

October 20, 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 enrollee chooses not to receive the vaccine and then contracts the virus. In this article, Lockton provides thoughts on what’s permissible and what’s not, and views on best practices.

October 14, 2021

AGC Seeks Meeting with White House; Engaged Legal Counsel

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 America of government data released today. Association officials urged Washington officials to end tariffs on key construction materials and take steps to help unknot snarled supply points.

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