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President’s Infrastructure Plan Elevates PRO Act & Other Labor Initiatives

President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes new workforce investments, labor preferences and the PRO Act.

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The PRO Act in the Senate

Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka that the PRO Act would receive a vote in the U.S. Senate if 50 senators pledge to support it.

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President Biden to Unveil Infrastructure Proposal

President Biden is expected to put forth his proposal for a multi-trillion investment in infrastructure on March 31.

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AGC Key Vote: Legal Work Authorizations for DACA and TPS Status Holders

On March 18, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the AGC-supported American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 (H.R. 6).

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House of Representatives Passes the PRO Act

On March 9, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the PRO Act largely along partisan lines with a final vote of 225-206.

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The CDC is Not Recommending Double-Masking

On February 10, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a report finding, among other things, that fitting a cloth mask over a medical procedure mask (“double masking”) improved source control and reduced wearer exposure to contracting COVID-19.

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PRO Act – Labor Law Reform Legislation Introduced in Congress

Action Needed

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President Biden Issues More than 20 Executive Orders

In just one week in office, President Biden has issued 21 executive orders, a figure surpassing former President Obama’s 20 executive orders issued over the course of all of 2013.

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President Biden Focuses on COVID-19 Safety in the Workplace

On January 21, President Biden issued an executive order (EO) calling on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue revised COVID-19 guidance to employers by February 4.

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AGC Scores Major Victories in Year-End Legislation

AGC blocked a surprise federal tax increase of up to 37 percent on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness, benefiting tens of thousands of construction firms.

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