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House Ways and Means Committee Launches Tax Teams to Tackle Expiring 2017 Provisions

Focused on reviving key tax benefits, the newly formed groups aim to secure future tax relief for families, workers, and small businesses as 2025 deadlines approach. 

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Registration is Open for AGC’s 2024 Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference

Join us in St. Louis, Missouri, July 16 – 18, for this year's Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference.

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EPA Designates Key PFAS as Hazardous, Expands Accountability Amid Liability Concerns

New designations for PFOA and PFOS trigger stringent reporting requirements and Superfund implications, raising alarms among contractors and federal entities.

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EEOC Issues Final Regulation on Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently issued a final rule to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, providing clarity to help employers understand their duties under the law.

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PFAS Superfund Liability Is One Step Closer

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule to regulate certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances under the CERCLA/Superfund has cleared the interagency review process.

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Two Silica Rules for Construction: MSHA Issues their Final Rule

The Mine Safety and Health Administration issued its final rule to better protect miners against occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica.

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DOL Releases Updated Prevailing Wage Resource Book

The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division has recently refreshed its Prevailing Wage Resource Book, enhancing accessibility and understanding for stakeholders involved in federal and federally funded contracts.

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Have Questions for a Federal Agency?

The unique feature of AGC’s Federal Contractors Conference compared to other federal construction meetings is that it is driven by the attendees themselves—contractors set the agenda.

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OSHA Advisory Committees to Meet in April and May

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced meetings for its Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health and National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health where AGC members can submit comments and requests to speak. 

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U.S. House takes First Step at Reforming Public Workforce System

On April 9, the U.S. House passed the AGC -supported H.R. 6655, A Stronger Workforce for America Act, on an overwhelmingly bipartisan basis, to reauthorize and reform the nation’s public workforce system with funding for training and career services.

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