AGC member Joel Lipsky, President of Lipsky Construction, testifies before Congress on payment challenges federal construction small business contractors face when working for federal owners and the impacts of the regulatory onslaught.
On January 30, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council proposed a rule that would require significant changes to pay transparency and applicant hiring to federal prime contractors and its subcontractors.
On February 1, AGC and other stakeholders urged the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Small Business to prioritize legislation that strengthens and closes loopholes in the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA).
While AGC of America fights against the Biden Administration’s government-mandated PLA rule in court, members are invited to join AGC for a January 18 webinar explaining the rule, its impact, and how to prepare to comply with the requirements.
AGC delays efforts to require defense contractors to report greenhouse gas emissions, and blocks initiatives to blacklist federal contractors, require local hire mandates, and include state licensing requirements.
On November 30, the White House cleared a rule requiring project labor agreements (PLA) on federal construction projects valued at $35 million or more, marking the final step before the rule will go into effect.