The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released additional guidance for employers with certain federal contracts regarding paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave under
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Responsible employers manage safety in the workplace What is a Safety and Health Program? A safety and health program is a proactive way to manage hazards in the workplace to
Spotlight your Achievements: Nominate Your Company for the 2021 AGC Awards The AGC awards programs recognize the nation’s most pioneering projects as well as talented and community-minded contractors, innovative and
CARE Act Main Street Lending Program US Government COVID Funding For The Construction, Design and Infrastructure Sector Companies Critical New Information on PPP Wednesday August 26, 11:00 am Join the
Our Educator Externship Can’t Be Stopped! As we all know, things change. This year the Educator Externship went partially virtual to stay within COVID guidelines, but participants were still able
On August 17, 2020, Oregon become one of the first states in the country to propose formal rules for the workplace related to COVID-19. Oregon OSHA is currently accepting public
This year, AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter’s Workforce Development Committee awarded approximately $130,000 to support workforce development projects across the state that focus on developing the current and future skilled trade pipeline.
Over the last few decades, the construction industry has struggled to recruit young people into the industry, particularly within skilled labor professions. One contributing factor is the lack of a
All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. National Suicide Prevention Week is the Monday through Sunday surrounding World Suicide Prevention Day.
SAIF offers ten considerations for reducing smoke exposure in the workplace. With several days of hazardous smoke conditions in the forecast, SAIF wants to make sure workplaces are as safe