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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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EPA Finalizes Drinking Water Standards for PFAS Pollution

On Wednesday, April 10, the Biden Administration issued the first-ever national drinking water standard to mitigate the exposure to harmful per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water, popularly known as “forever chemicals.”

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Two-Part Webinar Series on Safe Digging

AGC of America is hosting a two-part webinar series on safe digging practices to highlight best practices contractors should adhere to when excavating and in celebration of the conclusion of National Safe Digging Month. 

 

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U.S. Senate Votes to Block FHWA Greenhouse Gas Rule

On April 10, the U.S. Senate invoked the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to block the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) greenhouse gas rule

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Free Online Fall Prevention Safety Training

AGC of America is pleased to offer this one-day Fall Prevention in Construction safety training on May 8 & 9, based on OSHA standards and best practices to answer the need for quality training within the industry.

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U.S. DOT Finalizes DBE Rule

On April 9, the U.S. Department of Transportation finalized the new rule for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program. The rule will take effect on May 9, 2024.

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Congress Votes to Overturn NLRB Joint Employer Rule

On April 10, the U.S. Senate voted to block the National Labor Relations Board from finalizing its new joint employer rule by advancing a bipartisan Congressional Review Act resolution in a 50-48 vote.

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