On January 25-26, Idaho AGC's Education & Training Director Kristy Watson took part in the Boise School Districts Rigs & Gigs event. The Boise School District's Construction students teamed up to show 6th graders what they do in Construction Class and let them use tools while Watson was on hand to answer their questions about careers in construction.
During his first week, President Trump began moving quickly to implement his agenda via executive order, presidential memoranda and other directives. AGC has published a comprehensive document, President Trump’s Executive Actions, analyzing important executive directives – such as the border wall, Obamacare, and Buy America requirements – and how they may impact AGC-member businesses. It is important to note that the details of implementation of many of these actions remain to be seen, as federal agencies will have to write them.
AGC recently urged President Trump's administration to repeal President Obama's executive order that encourages federal agencies to require project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects exceeding $25 million, and replace it with a policy that prevents agencies from forcing contractors to enter into a labor agreement as a condition for winning a federal construction contract. Last year, A