In another victory for the AGC-supported Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (DC Circuit) has invalidated a regulation by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that required most private-sector employers to post designated notices informing employees of certain rights under the National Labor Relations
The AGC Labor and Employment Law Council held its 29th Annual Construction Labor Law Symposium on April 18 and 19 in Washington, D.C. Attorneys and chapter labor relations managers from across the country attended to learn about the latest developments in construction labor and employment law.
Beginning on May 7, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) division of the Department of Homeland Security will require all employers to use the newly released Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification Form. The new Form I-9 is longer and more complex than the previous version and comes with new rules affecting which
This week, the Senate bipartisan “gang of eight” unveiled their long-awaited immigration bill. The 884 page bill covers border security, establishing an opportunity for earned legal status of undocumented workers, visa programs for highly skilled workers and temporary visas for lower skilled workers, and an employment verification system. AGC continues to review the entire bill
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in response to proposed immigration reform legislation released today by the “Gang of Eight” Senators: “The Senators’ proposal for immigration reform provides a long-needed opportunity to fix a significantly broken system. That is why we will fully review
In light of recent press reports – some conflicting and premature – on a bipartisan “deal” on immigration reform from the Senate “Gang of 8” AGC joined with other construction industry groups to comment on the industry’s view of the negotiations so far. The eight senators (Schumer (D-N.Y.), McCain (R-Ariz.), Durbin (D-Ill.), Graham (R-S.C.), Menendez
In light of recent press reports – some conflicting and premature – on a bipartisan “deal” on immigration reform we wanted to provide you with an update on the status of those discussions along with the impact for the construction industry. The group of eight Senators are: Schumer (D-N.Y.), McCain (R-Ariz.), Durbin (D-Ill.), Graham (R-S.C.),
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been challenging for many employers. To offer assistance to construction employers, AGC has dedicated a page on its website to providing compliance resources on the ACA. The members-only page includes links to white papers, a webinar and government resources. AGC will update the page routinely as new