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20th Annual AGC-Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA)

Deadline for Submitting Applications is December 14, 2018 The AGC-Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) is the industry’s elite safety excellence awards program for contractors, service providers, and suppliers of all types and sizes. CSEA recognizes companies that have developed and implemented premier safety and risk control programs and showcases companies that have […]

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AGC ConstructorCast: The Opioid Crisis & Construction

According to a recent article in Constructor Magazine Federal statistics show in 2016, 11.5 million people misused prescription opioids and 116 people died every day from an opioid-related overdose. On this edition of the ConstructorCast four industry panelist discuss the opioid epidemic, providing resources and insight on this important issue. Click here to listen to the AGC ConstructorCast. For more […]

Trump Administration Proposes Changes to Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Expands Employer and Employee Insurance Options On October 23, The U.S. Departments of the Treasury, Health and Human Services, and Labor issued a proposed regulation that would expand the usability of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). This proposed regulation is in response to President Trump’s Executive Order on “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States.”  Specifically, […]

Administration Releases Updated Regulatory Road Map

Deregulatory Efforts Continue On October 17, 2018, the Trump Administration unveiled its Fall 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions mapping out federal agencies’ priorities for the coming months.  This bi-annual publication informs the public of regulatory or de-regulatory actions under consideration or planned by federal agencies. The present agenda includes several submissions with implications for […]

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Treasury Releases Proposed Regulations on Opportunity Zones

Spur Private Construction Market & Mitigate Taxes on Capital Gains On Friday, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released proposed regulations on Opportunity Zones, a new program created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to spur investment—including construction development—in underserved areas of the country. Anyone who makes a qualified investment in an Opportunity […]

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Safety Management Training Course

February 11-13, 2019 | Omaha, NE The AGC Safety Management Training Course (SMTC) provides attendees three days of training on the basic skills needed to manage a company safety program in the construction industry. The SMTC program builds on Focus Four training and prepares attendees to manage key safety issues on the job site and […]

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2019 AGC Winter Safety & Health Conference

January 16-18, 2019 | Miami, FL The 2019 Winter Safety & Health Conference will take place January 16-18, 2019 at the Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay in Miami, FL. Join more than 250 industry professionals and participate in the development of regulatory and legislative activity on both a national and local level; assist in the development […]

White House Launches Accountability System to Track Environmental Approvals

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released a new memorandum (Memorandum M-18-25) establishing a brand new “accountability system” to track and score federal agencies performance in meeting the President Trump’s two-year timeline for completing environmental reviews and authorization decisions on “major infrastructure projects.” The memo requires, and outlines the procedures by […]