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AGCA Publications Keep You Informed

AGC of America publications offer a wealth of information As an AGC  member, you hold the key to a wide range of regular publications from AGC of America—all available at the click of a mouse—informing you on numerous topics that … Continue reading

Curious about Salaries?

2015 Construction/Construction Management Staff Survey from Personnel Administration Services (PAS) has been sent to chapter members via email and snail mail. The deadline for the survey is February 27, 2015. We encourage you to participate in this annual survey of … Continue reading

Help Spread the Joy

Donate to the Toy Drive Join the CAF – Union Contractors of AGC in donating to the 15th Annual Toy Drive sponsored by the the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters in conjunction with the Toy and Joymakers of Oregon. Bring … Continue reading

Tenative Agreement reached between OUS and SEIU #503

Early this morning the bargaining teams for SEIU Local 503, and the Oregon University System reached a tentative agreement. A ratification vote by mail will take place over the next two week.  Read more…

Congress to Hear Testimony on Multiemployer Pension Plans

On Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00 am PST, a hearing will take place before the House Education and Workforce’s Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions. Harold Force, president of Force Construction Co. in Columbus, Indiana, will testify on behalf … Continue reading

2012 AGC Toy Drive

    Donations are pouring in!  Thank you to the CAF-Union Contractors of AGC and AGC chapter administration for their generous donations.  These toys will bring smiles to children in need this holiday season.  For the 10th year, the Pacific Northwest … Continue reading

Connecting Veterans to the Construction Industry

Knowing that the nation’s veterans can serve as a good pool of potential construction craftworkers, but also understanding that making the connections with the nation’s veterans as they leave service can be difficult, AGC of America is encouraging members that … Continue reading

National Labor Relations Board “Quickie” Election Rule Blocked

On May 14, 2012, US District Court Judge James E. Boasberg issued his decision finding that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) did not have the authority to issues its new representation election rule because the NLRB failed to meet … Continue reading

“Quickie Election” Rule – Effective April 30, 2012

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) rule on representation case procedures went into effect on April 30, 2012.  Referred to as the “Quickie Election” or “Ambush Election” rule, would speed up the union representation election cycle to as little as … Continue reading

How much should you pay your employees?

  2012 Construction/Construction Management Staff Survey from Personnel Administration Services (PAS) has been sent to chapter members via email and snail mail. The deadline for the survey is February 28, 2012. We encourage you to participate in this annual survey … Continue reading


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