May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Mon, 05/06/2024 – 16:12 As we continue to raise awareness and encourage open discussion about mental health in the construction industry, AGC of America is pleased to offer two, FREE educational webinars in partnership with Youturn Health. May 15, 1pm – 2pm Eastern: It Starts with Stress: Understanding Mental Health Challenges in Construction May 22, …

Alabama AGC Supervisor Safety Award – Nominations Open

The Alabama AGC began this program three years ago to recognize the efforts of frontline supervisors in the area of safety. We all want our employees to return home safe and sound to their families and loved ones each and every day. This program is our way of recognizing those superintendents and foremen who make a commitment to insuring that …

Congratulations to USA Scholarship Recipients

  Congratulations to three outstanding Civil Engineering students from the University of South Alabama who received the 2024 Scholarships from each of our Associations on April 25th at USA’s Scholarship Awards Ceremony. Mobile Section AGC – Mobile County County Road Builders Association – Dakota Saranthus Baldwin County Road Builders Association – Alexander Brown  

Employment Law Developments

EMPLOYMENT LAW DEVELOPMENTS May 1, 2024                         By:  Buzzy Riis – Hand Arendall Harrison Sale It has been a busy couple of weeks in employment law with new regulations from the FTC, DOL, and EEOC, plus a new Supreme Court opinion on discrimination. Hand Arendall Harrison Sale prepared an Employment Law Alert covering these updates, which include: (1) the DOL’s …

Nominations Now Open for 2024 Alabama AGC Top 40 Under 40 In Construction

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE UNDER 40 MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY? Alabama AGC and Business Alabama are proud to present the Top 40 Under 40 rising stars in commercial construction, which will recognize the Class of 2024 top 40 individuals who demonstrate an incredibly high level of leadership, professional excellence and commitment to the construction industry throughout the …

Construction Safety Week and OSHA Fall Protection Week May 6-10, 2024

Two major Safety events will be held the week of May 6-10, 2024 Construction Safety Week and OSHA’s National Fall Protection Week. AGC encourages you to join OSHA in their National Stand Down and to host safety events and tool box talks throughout the week. OSHA’s National Fall Protection Week is May 6-10! OSHA encourages you to participate in their …

Mobile Section AGC 57th Annual Jack Terry Annual Golf Tournament

Another great AGC Golf Tournament was held on April 29th at Steelwood with a full field. Appreciation to all who participated and to those companies who sponsored this event. To view photos:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/alabamaagc/ Congratulations to our winners! Winning Gross Team: 59 Robbie Baker Allan Cameron Ty Thompson Johnny Meacham 1st Flight – 1st Place Mit Kopf Chad Ammons Ben Russell …

Day 3 NWZAW Wear Orange Day

Today is “Wear Orange Day” in support of all of the workers risking their lives every day in Highway Work Zones.  Please show your support by posting photos of your team(s) wearing orange!   #NWZAW

Day 2 of 2024 NWZAW in Mobile

Thank you Sean Sullivan 106.5 Mid Day Mobile for interviewing Skip Powe with Alabama Road Builders and Morris King with Vulcan Materials and of course Millie  – AGC’s Work Zone Safety Dog during day 2 of  #NWZAW. Millie challenged Mobile drivers with her message of “No Phones in the Cone Zone” and encouraged all to slow down when driving through …