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Federal Government Funding Bill’s Impact on Direct Federal Construction

While not ideal, enactment of a short-term continuing resolution (CR) will ensure federal agencies remain open and ongoing projects for direct federal contractors (e.g., those with contracts directly with the U.S. Army Corps, Navy, General Services Administration, etc.) remain uninterrupted through December 11. 

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AGC and its Members Support Construction Safety Week & National Falls Stand-Down

During the week of September 14, AGC and its members engaged in various efforts to celebrate the industry’s shared commitment to safety.

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DOL Revises FFCRA Regulations Clarifying Paid Leave Requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) posted revisions to regulations that implemented the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The revisions come as a result of a federal court decision that found portions of the regulations invalid.

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DOL Releases Guidance on Teleworking Arrangements

With telework arrangements expanding in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) 2020-5 to clarify an employer’s obligation to track the number of hours of compensable work by employees who are teleworking or otherwise working away from premises controlled by their employers.

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President Acts on Payroll Tax Deferral: What this Means and What Employers Should Know

On August 8, President Trump issued a presidential memorandum that would defer—not forgive—the withholding, deposit and payment of certain payroll taxes paid from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31, 2020.

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House Approves Bipartisan WRDA Bill

Authorizes Dozens of Army Corps Projects

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AGC and Unions Join Together to Reiterate Support for Composite Plans

AGC Joined Fellow Construction Employer Groups and Building Trades Unions in Support of New Retirement Plans

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HEALS Act Fails to Correct IRS Ruling on the Deductibility of PPP Loan Forgiveness Income

AGC Continues to Fight for this Provision

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HEALS Act Proposes Second Round of Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Allows Certain Small Businesses to Apply for a Second Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan

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HEALS Act Includes AGC-Supported Changes to Employee Retention Tax Credit

Increases the Maximum Tax Credit Available to Employers Affected by COVID-19

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