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President Trump's Executive Actions, and What They Mean for 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 Fights Against Government Mandated Project Labor Agreements

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

AGC of America to Host Roundtable Discussions For In-House Environmental Managers

If you work on environmental issues at a construction firm, please consider joining your peers in a day of roundtable discussions on March 9 at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The AGC In-House Environmental Managers (IHEM) Meeting

Contractors are upbeat about 2017 markets; job growth slows as openings soar

            Contractors are optimistic, on balance, about the 2017 outlook for nonresidential and multifamily construction, based on the 1,281 responses to a survey that AGC

Top Recruitment Tip: New Year- New Goals!

The beginning of a new year means new resolutions, new challenges and a chance for a fresh start! There are many reasons to implement new goals, as there is a strong correlation between a successful company and an effective goal setting process. Instead of writing down a few vague resolutions (that you may forget about in a few months) help your team set SMART goals that will bring structure and trackability to their goals and objectives.

Below are a few guidelines to help you set strong and effective goals.

Creating SMART goals:

The 2017 Regulatory Road Ahead: What Construction Contractors Need to Know

January 19, 2017 1:30pm-3:00pm MST

The Obama administration may be on its way out, but much of its regulatory legacy for the construction industry could remain intact.
What pending or new regulations should be high on your contraction company's radar in the new year?

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