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AGC Taps First Legislator of the Year

The Associated General Contractors of America announced last month that it has created a “Legislator of the Year” award to recognize members of Congress who play important roles supporting p...


Construction Gains, But Will it Last?

The rollercoaster ride of U.S. construction spending has climbed to a four-and-a-half-year high, but the progress of individual sectors remains mixed, keeping builders cautious about the fut...


Construction Spending Hits 4-Year High

An “unusual surge” in public construction unexpectedly pushed total U.S. construction spending in October to its highest level in more than four years, the Associated General Contractors of ...


Affirmative-Action Plan Sparks Suit

A Labor Department proposal that would require federal contractors to meet newly established hiring quotas for people with disabilities has wound up in court.


Contractors Sue to Block Hiring Rule

U.S. open-shop construction contractors have gone to court to stop a new federal affirmative-action proposal aimed at increasing hiring of people with disabilities.


Building Jobs, Spending Keep Growing

U.S. construction unemployment hit a six-year low in September, on the heels of a four-year high in project spending the month before, the federal government reported.


Construction Spending Hits 4-Year High

U.S. construction spending in August reached levels not seen in more than four years, driven by a booming residential sector, according to new federal data.


Construction Firms See Worker Shortage

Despite an industry jobless rate still stuck above 9 percent, most construction employers across the United States are reporting trouble finding qualified employees at every level.


Contractors Warn of Worker Deficit

Nearly 75 percent of U.S. construction companies report an insufficient pipeline of qualified craft workers, according to a new study.


Contractors Rip New U.S. Hiring Rules

Federal contractors are facing significant new mandates for hiring veterans and people with disabilities—rules that are not sitting well with a major construction organization.


New Affirmative Action Rules Draw Fire

New hiring rules for federal contractors aimed at increasing employment of veterans and people with disabilities have sparked an outcry from a major industry association.


Construction Job Growth Continues

A new analysis shows a strengthening U.S. construction sector and some of the most promising figures seen since 2008.


Construction Jobs See All-Around Growth

Construction jobs are up and unemployment is down, with some of the most promising figures seen since 2008, a new analysis shows.


Construction Jobs Notch 3-Year High

With 48,000 jobs added in February, more Americans are working in construction than at any time in the last three and a half years, a new report shows.


Contractors Gird for 2013 Challenges

“Luck and a lot of hard work” may prove to be saving remedies for the hard-hit construction industry. That’s the latest from the Associated General Contractors of America.


 
 
   

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