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2015 Opens with a Laundry List of Regulatory Issues to Monitor

Contractors who feel like there’s a new regulation looming every time they turn around are not just imagining an increase in the rules. Federal agencies issued 3,659 final rules in 2013. AGC of America keeps tabs on those expected to impact contractors and their businesses.

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Convention in the Caribbean

AGC of America's 96th Annual Convention will be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico

In March, AGC of America members will have the exciting opportunity to visit a destination bursting with rich culture, fascinating history, good grub, plenty of sun, and miles of sandy beach. Puerto Rico comes with all the luxuries of paradise and none of the pirate mischief.

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Where is Our Industry Headed?

AGC of America's 2014 Construction Industry Hiring and Business Outlook survey shows a 'glass half full' outlook for the industry. Here are a few highlights indicating we're moving in the right direction.

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The AGC Alternative Cuts Cost and Burden of Health Insurance

The AGC Alternative is a private insurance exchange AGC of America has developed that offers members an entirely new way of managing the costs and administrative burdens of providing health and other insurance benefits to their employees.

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Immigration Reform: Good for the Industry, Good for the Economy

Contractors’ hopes were raised early this year when House Republicans presented an immigration reform plan, but as time wears on, the opportunity for serious reform in 2014 remains doubtful, despite a strong business case for a workable visa system.

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Labor Pains

Shifts in perception may help swell the ranks of the construction industry, where skilled workers are an endangered species, but community presence, engagement and a push to change the way kids learn could be the foundation on which a new improved workforce is built.

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