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“Blacklisting” Rule Finally Dies, Marking Big Win for AGC Members 

Thanks in part to AGC’s advocacy efforts, contractors are enjoying a major victory today:  permanent nullification of regulations implementing President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, often referred to as the “blacklisting” rule.  On March 27, President Trump signed into law a joint resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) by which Congress expressed disapproval […]

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Blacklisting Regulation Repeal Passes Congress, Moves to President

Thank You for Sending Letters to Your Members of Congress Urging Repeal AGC and its members are on the verge of a major legislative victory: the repeal of the Blacklisting regulations, which would have implemented President Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order.  Following a concerted AGC advocacy effort in conjunction with business, the […]

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Senate to Vote to Repeal Blacklisting Regulations Next Week

Contact Your Senators and Urge them to Support Repeal In the final year of the Obama administration, federal agencies issued nearly 4,000 new regulations. Many of those regulations negatively impact the construction industry. Congress—through the Congressional Review Act (CRA)—has an opportunity to repeal just a handful of Obama-era regulations issued after approximately May 30, 2016. […]