• The House and Senate passed a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill. AGC-Backed Pension Reform Signed into Law A series of association-backed multi-employer pension reforms, designed to allow employers and employees the opportunity to protect and improve retirement programs, is included in the Consolidated and Further Continuing Act of 2015.
  • The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are proposing to redefine the terms of 'waters of the U.S.' Waters of the U.S. The EPA and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers are proposing to redefine the term 'waters of the U.S.' much to the detriment of the construction industry.
  • How AGC members are handling the legal use of medical marijuana on their jobsites. Legalization of Marijuana Using marijuana - whether for medical or recreational reasons - is becoming legal in more and more states, causing contractors to double-down on their zero-tolerance worksite policies.
  • Results of AGC of America's national survey indicate many construction firms are having difficulty finding workers. The Workforce Shortage Report In October, AGC of America released the results of a nationwide survey of more than 1,000 construction firms to gauge the extent of worker shortages, measure their impact on the industry and identify how firms are dealing with these challenges.

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