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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
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
ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF TPS FOR SALVADORANS WILL PREVENT IMMEDIATE DISRUPTIONS TO MANY DEVELOPMENT AND...
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
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
CONSTRUCTION SPENDING INCHES HIGHER IN AUGUST BUT DECLINES YEAR-TO-DATE AS INCREASE IN PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION...
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
ADMINISTRATION’S EFFORT TO USE HIGHWAY FUNDING AS A ‘CUDGEL’ AGAINST CALIFORNIA WILL UNDERMINE INFRASTRUCTURE...
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.
CONSTRUCTION SPENDING EDGES HIGHER IN JULY BUT DECREASES YEAR-TO-DATE AS DECLINE IN SINGLE-FAMILY HOMEBUILDING...
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
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
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
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
CONTRACTORS NEED NOT APPLY: ADMINISTRATION’S NEW APPRENTICESHIP PROPOSAL FAILS TO ADDRESS GROWING CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY...
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
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
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
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.
SIXTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF NATION’S ROAD CONTRACTORS EXPERIENCED VEHICLE CRASHES AT WORK SITES, PUTTING MOTORISTS’...
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.