News Releases

This page offers media the most up–to–date information on hot industry topics including commentary and analysis on the latest trends in construction economics, the impact of legislative, regulatory and environmental issues on the construction industry, and the ways AGC is educating the industry on safety and health initiatives.

Released Headline
08/18/2022 New Federal Project Labor Agreement Rule Will Prevent Most Firms From Bidding on Federal Construction Projects and Hurt Minority Firms
08/18/2022 AGC PAC: The Associated General Contractors Of America Political Action Committee Endorses Representative Mullin For The U.S. Senate And State Representative Frix For The U.S. House
08/11/2022 Construction Input Costs Declined 1.3 Percent From June to July; Contractor Bid Prices Remain on the Rise
08/05/2022 Construction Firms Add 32,000 Jobs In July As Sector's Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.5 Percent and Number Of Unfilled Positions Nears Record Level
08/03/2022 Construction Employment Was Flat Or Down In 112 Of 358 Metro Areas Between June 2021 & 2022 As Firms Cope With Labor & Material Shortages
08/01/2022 Construction Spending Falls in June with Declines in Residential and Nonresidential Activity Amid Growing Labor and Materials Shortages
07/22/2022 Construction Employment In June Continues To Lag Pre-Pandemic Level In 18 States As Lack Of Qualified Workers Holds Down Hiring
07/14/2022 Construction Input Costs Jump 1.1 Percent From May To June, Adding To Pressure On Contractors Despite Recent Decline In Some Materials Prices
07/08/2022 Construction Employment Climbs By 13,000 In June But Plunge In Jobseekers Leaves Industry With Record Number Of Unfilled Positions At End Of May
07/01/2022 Construction Spending Dips In May As New Residential Activity Stalls, While Nonresidential Projects Decline For Third Consecutive Month