Workforce Development

March 30, 2020

The 2019 AGC of America Outstanding Student Chapter Contest was broken up into three categories including Outstanding Emerging Student Chapter, Outstanding Community Service, and Outstanding Construction Management Skills.  While many schools from across the country applied, the 2019 winners include:

March 30, 2020

Earlier this month, the National CLC Steering Committee met at AGC’s Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. At this meeting the group thanked Ashley Phelps of Gilbane Building Company for her service as Chair from 2019-2020 and Gaines Moorer with Lakeview Risk Partners officially began his leadership for the 2020-2021 term.

The group also welcomed new Steering Committee from across the nation for the 2020-2023 term including:

March 27, 2020

After 42 States Added Jobs in February, Coronavirus is Taking a Swift and Severe Toll on the Industry, Prompting Association Officials to Call for Additional Measures to Help Workers and Firms Recover

March 26, 2020

AGC of America and AGC of Washington’s joint Culture of CARE initiative is challenging leaders to take a bold and visible step towards ensuring their workplaces are welcoming, safe, and inclusive for an increasingly diverse and talented pool of workers. Join this effort by taking the Culture of CARE pledge. Once you sign the pledge, Culture of CARE provides companies with tools and resources to help establish a Culture of CARE in their workplaces. Learn more at www.BuildCulture.org.

March 17, 2020

Construction Firms Are Already Taking Steps to Protect Employees, Most of Whom Already Wear Protective Equipment, While Halting Work Will Undermine Efforts to Add Hospital Capacity

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to steps being taken to put in place arbitrary halts to construction activity in certain parts of the country:

March 3, 2020

Grant Program Provides More Than 300 Women with Harnesses that are Better Designed to Fit & Recruit More Women into Industry   

 

February 24, 2020

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020, a group of seven student members in Auburn’s Student Chapter of AGC teamed up with Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM) to volunteer for the MLK Day Celebration.

February 24, 2020

In January of 2019, the new leadership group of Mobile AL CLC met to discuss the goals for the 2019 calendar year. Among these goals were to encourage AGC leaders to guide their young people to CLC, engage current CLC members and recruit others, find new and creative meeting formats and community service projects.

Of all the events Mobile CLC plans, the community service project is the hardest to get members excited about. Picking up trash on the side of the road is valuable for the community but it doesn’t garner much enthusiasm from members.

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