OSHA Releases Guidance of Respirators Certified Under Standards of Other Countries
OSHA releases memorandum that provides interim guidance to Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) for enforcing the Respiratory Protection standard, 29 CFR § 1910.134, and certain other health standards, with regard to supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs). Specifically, it outlines enforcement...
SBA Paycheck Protection Program Update
Late last night, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued guidance in response to AGC’s concerns regarding the SBA Paycheck Protection Program eligibility criteria, found HERE. That guidance includes the following:
Question: Does my business have to qualify as a small business concern (as defined in section 3 of the...
CEA turned March into ‘Women’ in Construction ‘Month’
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CEA turned March into...
ACE Mentor Highlight: Angela Jones
“The true beauty of the ACE Mentor Program is the look in the kid’s eyes when they have the ability to share and learn something new. DuringPresentation Night you see the students get up on stage and share what they’ve done and re-tell what they’ve learned throughout the program. At that moment, you realize, this is what...
OFCC - COVID 19 Project Protocols
Dear Members of the OFCC Design and Construction Community,
Thank you for your partnership as we navigate through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On March 22, 2020, Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH, issued a Stay at Home Order (Order) to further prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Ohio. The...
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
U.S. Department of Labor
Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) added to its published guidance to provide information to employers about meeting their requirements to offer emergency paid sick leave and paid family medical leave offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes...
AGC's CARES Act Analysis
AGC of America
On March 25, the U.S. Senate passed the largest economic aid package in our nation’s history. On a 96 to 0 vote, the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed the Senate and is expected to be approved by the House and signed into law.
The Associated General Contractors of...
Cuyahoga County to Roll Out $3 Million-plus Stabilization Fund for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus
By Courtney Astolfi, cleveland.com
Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish on Friday announced the county would establish a stabilization fund of at least $3 million to buoy small businesses affected by the coronavirus.
The county will contribute $500,000, which will be matched 3-to-1 by the nonprofit Economic and Community...
AGC Ltr. on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
AGC of America
Dear Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, and Minority Leaders Schumer and McCarthy,
The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America appreciates your effort in addressing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic currently facing our nation. H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act...