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Spotlight Your Commitment to Safety

The purpose of AGC’s Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) is to recognize those construction companies who excel at safety performance. The CSEA closely examines each candidate’s commitment to safety and occupational health management and risk control. Unlike other safety award programs that limit the criteria to frequency rates, the CSEA selection process is considerably more comprehensive. Each […]

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule

Sets Salary Threshold of $35,568 per yearOn September 24, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule updating the earnings thresholds necessary to exempt executive, administrative, or professional employees from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime pay requirements and allowing employers to count a portion of certain bonuses (and […]

AGC 3 Part Webinar Series at CAWP

AGC presents a new WebEd series to assist Contractors in dealing with Marijuana, CBD and Opioid issues. During the webinar, you will get an overview of the rules state-by-state and the employer limitations as they exist today.  Suggestions on the steps employers might take to avoid the pitfalls that now exist will also be provided. […]

WebEd: EEO-1 Component 2: Pay Data Compliance Assistance

September 24, 2019 – 11:00am to 12:00pmThe September 30th deadline for the new EEO-1 pay data reporting requirements is fast approaching!  Is your company ready?  Join BirdDogHR and their partner myHRcounsel to learn what the new EEO-1 reporting requirements are, which employee’s data to include, which timeframes are important, who must comply with these requirements, and what must be […]

Highway and Utility Contractors Conference Features Robotics- Weather Prediction

Artificial intelligence is being used by contractors to fully automate excavators and dozers to dig accurately, according to project specs. Built Robotics will detail how this is much more than the automated machine guidance systems you may currently be using. Also, Athenium Analytics will describe how its algorithm can predict what kind of weather you […]

Road Warrior Participates in Vehicle Miles Traveled Study- Interesting Results

Recently, Tom Shortell, who covers transportation and county government in the Lehigh Valley for The Morning Call, participated in a study examining a mileage-based user fee. Several states, including Pennsylvania, have talked about moving away from a gas tax to this model, which bills drivers for how many miles they travel instead of how much […]