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Survey: More than A Third of Contractors Have Reduced Headcount in the Past Year

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the headcounts of 50% of contractors that responded to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Autodesk’s 2020 Workforce Survey. While half of firms reported no change in headcount, 29% have furloughed or terminated … Continue reading

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Survey: Contractors Carry Labor Shortage Worries into 2019

Heading into 2019, the labor shortage continues to be a major concern for contractors, which they believe has impacted their business and driven technological adoption, according to “The 2019 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook” survey from the Associated General Contractors … Continue reading

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Court Issues Important “Joint Employers” Decision

A recent appeals court decision may have muddied the waters of the contractor-subcontractor relationship, finding that the two parties could be considered “joint employers” of the subcontractor’s workers in regard to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Fourth Circuit … Continue reading

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Construction Firms Mostly Positive About Year Ahead

Most U.S. construction firms will expand their payrolls this year due to optimism across all market segments, according to survey results in the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Sage Construction and Real Estate’s 2017 Construction Industry Hiring and … Continue reading

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NACC Aims for Easier Understanding of Glazier Certification

A glazing certification program is kicking off its second year with more clarity. The North American Contractor Certification Program for Architectural Glass and Metal (NACC) program released its new procedural guide this week, focusing on format and readability. NACC, developed … Continue reading

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