Labor & HR

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 construction industry.

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.  Session registration is required with a $50 added fee.

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 Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC).  These averages are modestly lower than those reported for 2018. Nevertheless, CLRC forecasts an overall gradual rise to 3.2 percent and $1.85 by 2021.

September 25, 2019

The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a minimum wage increase of $0.20 to $10.80 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, 2020.

September 25, 2019

Sets Salary Threshold of $35,568 per year

September 18, 2019

AGC of America is offering a three-part webinar series to help construction employers navigate the complexities of marijuana, CBD, and opioid use in the industry. 

September 18, 2019

Separate Pre-Conference Strategic Management Workshop October 9th

September 13, 2019

Cutoff for hotel reservations is Tuesday, September 17, 2019!

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