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November 30, 2020
Help Us Generate a Comprehensive Outlook for 2021 by Taking the Survey Today   Each year around this time, AGC asks you – our members – to predict what next year will be like for your business.  AGC has partnered with Sage to prepare questions that focus on expectations for market performance,... Read More

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Industry Unemployment Hits Highest November Level since 2012 as Sluggish Nonresidential Building and Infrastructure Construction Lags, While Residential Employment Nears Pre-Pandemic Peak Construction employment increased by 27,000 jobs in November, as continuing robust gains in residential... Read More
December 4, 2020
Aerosol Cans, Lead Paint (English and Spanish), and Process Wastewater The Construction Industry Compliance Assistance Center (the CICA Center) has updated its information on the Aerosol Can Universal Waste rule, the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting program, and process water.  Supported by... Read More
December 4, 2020
On November 23, the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) issued a proposal to update its procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  AGC is currently reviewing the proposal to prepare a response ahead of the December 23, 2020 deadline for public comment.  The... Read More
December 4, 2020
On November 27, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released for 30 day public comment the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) associated with the new Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) rulemaking.  The final EIS is available for public review for 30 days, after which the Service will issue a... Read More
December 4, 2020
On November 13, 2020, AGC submitted comments generally supportive of recently proposed revisions to the Nationwide Permits (NWP).  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposal included revisions to several NWPs, including modifications to the thresholds for streambed loss for certain permits,... Read More
December 4, 2020
Discusses Challenges and Opportunities On December 1, AGC of America’s CEO, Steve Sandherr, met with Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon, the new Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with other senior Army Corps leaders. AGC and the Army Corps... Read More
December 3, 2020
As of November 30, contractors working in the state of California are required to have a written COVID-19 Prevention Plan. Modeled off the Injury and Illness Prevention Program required of all California employers, the emergency temporary standard requires a written plan that addresses hazard... Read More
December 3, 2020
On December 3, AGC, along with 564 trade associations, called on Congress to pass legislation reversing IRS policy that turns promised, tax-free PPP loan forgiveness into a taxable event. The effect of this is to tax a business’s PPP loan forgiveness up to 37 percent. AGC is very engaged in... Read More
December 3, 2020
Tell the President & Congress NOW CLICK HERE to tell President Trump and Congress to enact legislation this year to protect construction jobs by blocking a surprise federal tax increase of up to 37 percent on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. If Congress fails to act by the... Read More
December 3, 2020
OFCCP recently announce the release of its new technical assistance guide for small contractors. The guide provides compliance assistance regarding equal employment opportunity obligations for small federal supply and service, construction contractors and subcontractors, as well as and federally... Read More
December 3, 2020

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