OSHA Issues Proposal to Extend July 1 Deadline for Submitting Electronic Injury and Illness Records
According to the Department of Government and Public Affairs OSHA has issued a proposal to extend July 1 deadline for submitting electronic injury and illness records. They also announced intent to review controversial record-keeping rule covering drug testing. On June 28, 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
Demand for Construction in the Private-Sector has Sparked Construction Employment Increase
According to the employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).
Construction employment continues to expand in the majority of the nation’s metro areas...Many firms are adding new employees as they work to keep pace with demand for new private-sector projects.”...
Increase in Construction Employment by the Thousands but, Still Awaiting Qualified Workers
This is from the May 5, 2017 article in the of The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) explaning the need for qualified worker even with the increase in jobs available.
Construction firms continued adding new jobs at a faster rate than the broader economy during the past year as demand for their services remains...
Congratulations to Bradley James Kelley, AGC Scholarship Recipient
We would like to congratulate Bradley James Kelley, AGC Scholarship Recipient.
Bradley graduated from Elyria Catholic High School, and has been a resident of Elyria, Ohio his entire life. After graduating from high school he began taking classes at Lorain County Community College full time, and also began working part...
Lean Construction Education Program
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AGC’s CM-Lean Exam Prep Course – Now Available!
Have you completed all seven units of AGC’s Lean Construction Education Program? Are you ready to pursue the CM-Lean credential and don't know where to begin? Maybe you've already signed up to take the CM...
AGC Construction Fatality Report Released
AGC of America recently released the results of its study of construction fatalities, conducted by the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech.
The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America commissioned this study with the goal of taking a deeper dive into existing information on fatalities with an eye...
Beige Book Comments on Construction in Ohio, Nearby States
Ken Simonson of AGC reports on the latest edition of the Federal Reserve District's "Beige Book."
The “Beige Book” is a compilation of informal soundings of business conditions in each of the 12 Federal Reserve Districts, which are referenced by the name of their headquarters cities. The latest Beige Book,...
New Form I-9 Requirement
The new version of Form I-9 took effect on January 22nd, 2017, AGC of America reports.
The new version of the form is designed to minimize user error, particularly when the form is completed electronically."
AGC Construction Legislative Week in Review
AGC of America recently released their "Construction Legislative Week in Review" summary, including updates on federal legislation and regulations from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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AGC's Analysis of 2016 State Population Data
AGC of America recently reviewed the population change estimates posted by the U.S. Census Bureau. AGC analyzed the data and issued a report about its implications for the construction industry.
Population change over time is an important determinant of demand for many types of construction (single- and multifamily housing, schools,...