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October 28, 2020
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses, While Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Walla Walla, Wash. Lead in Construction Job Increases Construction firms are experiencing widespread project deferrals and cancellations, along with disruptions... Read More

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During the week of September 14, AGC and its members engaged in various efforts to celebrate the industry’s shared commitment to safety. The week kicked-off with a virtual event led by AGC’s CEO, Steve Sandherr, along with officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),... Read More
September 17, 2020
Only a few days remain until the current highway and public transit law – the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act – expires on September 30. AGC is cautiously optimistic that Congress will extend the FAST Act for one-year (through fiscal year 2021). The extension would likely be... Read More
September 17, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) posted revisions to regulations that implemented the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The revisions come as a result of a federal court decision that... Read More
September 17, 2020
Pre-Conference Federal Construction HR Workshop Returns Registration is now open for the 2020 Construction HR and Training Professionals Virtual Conference and pre-conference Federal Construction HR Workshop. The workshop is scheduled for September 23 and 24, with the full conference to follow on... Read More
September 10, 2020
Learn More at AGC’s Construction HR and Training Virtual Conference The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted an updated technical assistance document, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws (WYSK),” which incorporates... Read More
September 10, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published new frequently asked questions (FAQs) for workers and employers about qualifying for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) related to the reopening of schools. This guidance explains eligibility... Read More
September 10, 2020
On Sept. 9, AGC helped lead an ad hoc coalition of 88 national trade associations and labor unions in calling on Congressional leaders to take action on three priorities: (1) a turn-key, one-year extension of the current surface transportation law—the FAST Act—with increased investment levels; (2)... Read More
September 10, 2020
Tell Congress & the President to Protect Construction Jobs! The federal-aid highway and transit programs shut down in 20 days unless Congress and President Trump take action. Click HERE and tell them to act before September 30 to avoid the potential loss of hundreds of thousands of... Read More
September 10, 2020
Learn More at AGC’s Construction HR and Training Virtual Conference The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted an updated technical assistance document, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws (WYSK),” which incorporates... Read More
September 9, 2020
Postponed and Canceled Projects Proliferate, Yet Majority of Firms Report Difficulty Filling Hourly Craft Positions; Officials Urge Immediate Federal Action to Fund Infrastructure and Enact Liability Reforms Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in August, but the gains were... Read More
September 4, 2020

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