16
FEB
2018

AGC Calls on Congress to Clarify Joint Employer Definition

This week, AGC joined a coalition effort to clear up confusion surrounding the many legislative definitions for “joint employer” in the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Late last year, the House approved AGC-backed legislation that...
16
FEB
2018

President Releases FY 2019 Budget

This week, President Trump released his budget request covering fiscal year 2019.  The proposal, “An American Budget” calls for $4.4 trillion in federal spending in FY 2019, and while offset by $3.4 trillion in tax and other revenue sources, most estimates project the budget will...
09
FEB
2018

Pending Budget Deal Includes Billions for Construction

Would extend 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Construction Tax Incentive As of publication, Senate is considering—and the House has yet to consider—an AGC-supported bipartisan budget bill for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 that: (1) averts arbitrary, across the board cuts to...
02
FEB
2018

Obama Admin. 2015 WOTUS Rule Delayed

Status Quo Remains in Effect Implementation of the Obama administration’s 2015 “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule—which expands federal environmental permitting jurisdiction involving wetlands—has been delayed. On Jan. 31, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...