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November 4, 2019

AGC of America’s Union Contractors Committee will hold its next conference call on November 19 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time.  The agenda includes updates on recent developments in labor relations and government affairs of interest to union contractors as well as a roundtable discussion of developments around the country. 

November 1, 2019

Trade Fights Appear to be Undermining Demand for Many Types of Private-Sector Projects; Association Officials Urge the Trump Administration to Quickly Resolve Disputes with China, the European Union and Other Countries

October 30, 2019

Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Pocatello, Idaho Have Largest Gains; New York City and Longview, Texas Lag the Most as Industry Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform and Additional Workforce Funding

October 18, 2019

Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Texas and Hawaii Experience Largest One-Month Gains as Virginia and North Dakota Have Worst Declines

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.

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