Labor & HR

May 5, 2011
On April 14, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a final rule that adopts, without changes, a 2009 interim rule that changed Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification form.
April 28, 2011
The AGC Labor and Employment Law Council held its 27th Annual Construction Labor Law Symposium on April 15 in Washington, DC.  Attorneys and chapter labor relations managers from across the country attended to learn about the latest developments in construction labor and employment law.
April 25, 2011
On April 7, 2011, AGC completed a webinar that provided compliance assistance training and best practices for federal and federally-assisted construction contractors governed by the requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) – the federal agency responsible for ensuring that those who do business with the federal government take affirmative action and refrain from unlawful discrimination.
April 7, 2011
AGC participated in a constructive meeting of the Construction Industry FASB Coalition with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to discuss the Board’s project to enhance financial disclosure standards for employers that contribute to multiemployer benefit plans. 
April 4, 2011
On March 29, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued interim guidance to employers on the requirement, as a result of the Affordable Care Act, to report the cost of employer-provided health insurance coverage on Form W-2.
April 1, 2011
On March 25, 2011, more than two years after the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) went into effect, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published final regulations to clarify the law.
March 31, 2011
Carey L. Peters, Ph.D., has been named the new executive director of the Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC) effective February 22, succeeding Bob Gasperow who is retiring after more than 30 years of distinguished service.
March 31, 2011
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began rolling out the use of E-Verify Self Check on March 21, a voluntary electronic service available to any individual who wants to check his or her own authorization to work in the U.S.
March 18, 2011
AGC will host a two-part webinar, April 6-7, to provide compliance assistance training and best practices for federal and federally-assisted construction contractors governed by the requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) – the federal agency responsible for ensuring that those who do business with the federal government do not discriminate and take affirmative action.
March 4, 2011
AGC signed onto comments submitted by the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) in opposition to the National Labor Relations Board’s proposed rule requiring employers to post notices informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  AGC is a member of CDW’s steering committee.  AGC is also a member of the Labor Relations Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Chamber), which also submitted comments.

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