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U.S. DOT Delays New Buy America Requirements for Construction Materials

The U.S. DOT has officially delayed expanded Buy America requirements to construction materials, but confusion remains as the Administration pushes to implement requirements without fully establishing the rules first.

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AGC Weighs in on DOL Davis-Bacon Proposed Update

AGC questions: (1) how the proposal’s use of less data to determine prevailing wage rates improves the wage rate determination process; and (2) the legality of the proposal’s expansion of “site of work” provisions that would include more off-the-jobsite workers under Davis-Bacon requirements.

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Surety From A Different Angle

Whether you are undertaking or supporting the next challenging project, you always look for new ways to build smarter.

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Additional 2022 H-2B Visas Available with New Union Notification Requirement

The announcement includes a provision requiring construction employers, among others, to provide written notification of the job opportunity to the nearest AFL-CIO office and requesting assistance in recruiting qualified U.S. workers for the job opportunity.

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PRO-Act Provisions in Competitiveness Bill Challenging China

While the PRO Act may be stalled in the Senate, new labor mandate provisions from the PRO Act are under consideration for inclusion in America economic competitiveness legislation. 

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USACE/AGC Talk PLAs & Inflation; Renew Partnership

CEO and economist brief Army Corps of Engineers leaders on government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) and construction materials inflation.

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Got Questions for a Federal Agency? Submit them for AGC’s Federal Contractors Conference

Register today for AGC’s Federal Contractors Conference: June 20-22.  

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HUD Delays New Buy America Requirements

With new Buy America requirements set for inclusion in federally funded contracts awarded on or after May 14, HUD joins USDOT in delaying those requirements for six months.

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AGC Supports Construction Safety Week and OSHA’s Fall Prevention Stand-Down

As a demonstration of AGC of America's leadership in construction safety and health, association staff delivered remarks at two events to help kick off Construction Safety Week and OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction from May 2-6.

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OSHA Leaders to Address AGC's Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference

Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn more about OSHA's recent rulemaking and policy initiatives affecting the construction industry. 

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