OSHA’s Publishes Second Controversial Recordkeeping Regulation in 2016

On Dec. 19, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule to revise existing language in the recordkeeping regulation to emphasize an employer’s responsibility to make and maintain accurate OSHA 300 Logs and all related incident reports.  The new rule drastically expands on the existing regulatory language and in some cases added new provisions.  While the newly …

New FAR Rule on Prime Contractor Payments to Small Business Subcontractors FAR Council Addresses Many of AGC’s Concerns

On Dec. 20, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council issued a final rule requiring a prime contractor to notify federal contracting officers if (1) the prime contractor makes a reduced payment to a small business subcontractor or (2) if the prime contractor’s payment to a small business subcontractor is more than 90 days past due. The rule goes into effect on Jan. …

AGC of America Recommends Improvements for Davis-Bacon Wage Survey Process  

In response to a request for comments from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, on Dec. 19, AGC notified the agency that improvements are needed to the way it collects wage data from construction contractors.  The Wage and Hour Division is responsible for setting the prevailing wage rate for federal and federally assisted construction projects covered by …

AGC of America Shares Regulatory Plan with Trump Transition Team  

  This week, AGC shared its federal agency regulatory, compliance and enforcement plan with members of the Trump Presidential Transitional Team. Entitled “Make Federal Agencies Responsible Again,” the document calls for the repeal of dozens of unnecessary and overly burdensome executive orders, presidential memoranda, and federal regulations that have made it more difficult for construction contractors to safely, efficiently and …

2016 MCRBA BCRBA AGC Joint Christmas Party

Our 2016 MCRBA BCRBA AGC Joint Christmas Party was a huge success with over 300 people in attendance! Appreciation is extended to all of the Participants and Sponsors for making this a great event! Click below to see Photos and Sponsors: 2016 Christmas Party Photos & Sponsors

2016 AGC MCRBA BCRBA Contributors

On behalf of AGC, MCRBA and BCRBA we would like to thank all of our Contributors for 2016!  It is because of all of our Contributors and Participants that our events are successful and we appreciate all of our support and dedication from our Members. We hope you have a wonderful Holiday Season and we are looking forward to a …

2016 YCF End of Year Newsletter

Click below to view all of the activities of our Young Constructors Forum from 2016!  We appreciate everyone’s involvement and we are looking forward to 2017! If you are interested in joining YCF, Please contact Katherine Vickers at the AGC Office! katherine@agcmobile.org or 251-344-8220 2016 YCF End of Year Newsletter

New OSHA Rule Updates Walking-Working Surfaces Standards

New final rule updates walking-working surfaces standards and establishes personal fall protection requirements OSHA issued a final rule Nov. 17 updating its 44-year old general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standard to protect workers from slip, trip, and fall hazards. The rule also increases consistency in safety and health standards for people working in both general and construction industries. OSHA estimates the final rule …