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Located in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. Operating in partnership with its nationwide network of Chapters, AGC provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest.

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Autodesk and AGC to Provide Construction Industry with Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses for Women

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(link is external) (OSHA), falls are the leading cause of private sector worker fatalities in the construction
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES IN OCTOBER BUT SPENDING DROPS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS GAINS...

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Trade Fights Appear to be Undermining Demand for Many Types of Private-Sector Projects; Association Officials Urge the Trump Administration to Quickly Resolve Disputes with China
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ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF TPS FOR SALVADORANS WILL PREVENT IMMEDIATE DISRUPTIONS TO MANY DEVELOPMENT AND...

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Administration’s Decision to Extend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans in the U.S. Will Avoid Damaging Loss of 37,000 Construction Workers, But Long-Term Uncertainty Remains a Problem

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 252 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS FROM AUGUST 2018 TO...

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Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Auburn-Opelika, Ala. Have Largest Gains; Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, N.C., Fairbanks, Alaska, and Longview, Texas Lag the Most as Industry Calls for New Workforce Funding
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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING INCHES HIGHER IN AUGUST BUT DECLINES YEAR-TO-DATE AS INCREASE IN PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION...

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Association Survey Finds Projects Take Longer than Anticipated as Contractors Cope with Staffing Challenges; Officials Urge Increased Investment in Career and Technical Education, Greater Immigration for Qualified Workers
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ADMINISTRATION’S EFFORT TO USE HIGHWAY FUNDING AS A ‘CUDGEL’ AGAINST CALIFORNIA WILL UNDERMINE INFRASTRUCTURE...

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The Associated General Contractors of America called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to delay cutting highway funds to California as state officials work to update and finalize its air quality plans.
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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING EDGES HIGHER IN JULY BUT DECREASES YEAR-TO-DATE AS DECLINE IN SINGLE-FAMILY HOMEBUILDING...

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Association Survey Finds Contractors Remain Eager to Hire but Report Continuing Difficulty in Filling Hourly Craft Positions; Officials Urge Increase in Career and Technical Education, Greater Immigration for Qualified Workers
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 40 STATES AND D.C. FROM JULY 2018 TO JULY 2019,...

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Forty states added construction jobs between July 2018 and July 2019, while construction employment increased in 25 states from June to July, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 42 STATES FROM JUNE 2018 TO JUNE 2019, WHILE 30...

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California and West Virginia Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana Lags; California and Wyoming Experience Largest One-Month Gains as Nevada Has Worst Declines
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CONSTRUCTION JOBS INCREASE BY 21,000 IN JUNE AND 224,000 DURING THE PAST YEAR AS...

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Average Hourly Earnings in Construction Top Private Sector Average by 10.1 Percent as Construction Employers Cope with Tight Labor Market; Association Officials Call for New Career Training Funding
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CONTRACTORS NEED NOT APPLY: ADMINISTRATION’S NEW APPRENTICESHIP PROPOSAL FAILS TO ADDRESS GROWING CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY...

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The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in response to the release of the Department of Labor
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CONSTRUCTION JOBS INCREASE BY 4,000 IN MAY AND 215,000 OVER 12 MONTHS AS INDUSTRY...

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Construction employment increased by 4,000 jobs in May and by 215,000, or 3.0 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers with construction experience fell to a record low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America
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CONSTRUCTION OFFICIAL URGES SENATORS TO PASS MEASURE TO PROTECT LEGAL STATUS OF OVER 100,000...

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Construction Association Head Says Senate Must Pass Immigration Measure that Avoids Significant Disruptions to Construction Projects in Regions with Big TPS & Dreamer Populations. The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 250 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS FROM APRIL 2018 TO...

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Construction employment grew in 250 out of 358 metro areas between April 2018 and April 2019, declined in 53 and was unchanged in 55, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.
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SIXTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF NATION’S ROAD CONTRACTORS EXPERIENCED VEHICLE CRASHES AT WORK SITES, PUTTING MOTORISTS’...

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Associated General Contractors of America Launches Radio and Media Campaign to Urge Summer Travel Motorists to Slow Down and Be Alert amid Growing Concerns with Highway Work Zone Crashes and Fatalities
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 38 STATES FROM MARCH 2018 TO MARCH 2019 WHILE 29...

Thirty-eight states added construction jobs between March 2018 and March 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states between February and March, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America
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CHICAGO’S UJAMAA CONSTRUCTION WINS DIVERSE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD BY NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION

Chicago’s Ujamaa Construction was named as the 2019 Diverse Business of the Year award winner by the Associated General Contractors of America, association officials announced today.
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 37 STATES BETWEEN FEBRUARY 2018 AND 2019; ONLY 16 STATES...

Thirty-seven states added construction jobs between February 2018 and February 2019, although construction employment increased in only 16 states between January and February, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today
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CONSTRUCTION COSTS DIP IN DECEMBER BUT MOST MATERIALS AND SERVICES PRICES ACCELERATE IN 2018;...

After a year marked by numerous price spikes, construction costs declined in December but remained elevated compared to year-earlier prices, while prices of new buildings also moved higher, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data.
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES FROM OCTOBER 2017 TO OCTOBER 2018 IN 44 STATES AND D.C.;...

Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between October 2017 and October 2018, while 36 states and D.C. added construction jobs between September and October, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.

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