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What Breakout Sessions will you be attending Saturday, August 13?

2016 AGC Summer Convention Sunriver Resort Ι Sunriver, Oregon August 11–13 If You’re Not First, You’re Last! CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE   Presented by Saturday, August 13 is packed full with a wide range of top notch breakout … Continue reading

Survey: How Do You Resolve Your Construction Disputes?

Help Tailor the Arbitration Process AGC of America, in collaboration with the National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee (NCDRC), is surveying our members regarding preferences in resolving construction disputes. The goal of this survey is to assist the NCDRC and the American … Continue reading

Sick Leave Assistance Is Available to You!

Miss out on AGC’s Sick Leave Technical Assistance Seminars? We’ve got you covered! Did you miss out on AGC’s construction-specific seminars in Redmond and Eugene last week? If so, you missed a wonderful continental breakfast and some great information! But … Continue reading

BOLI Statewide Sick Leave Training

Beginning January 1, 2016… All employers with 10 or more employees (​at least 6 for employers located in Portland) in Oregon must provide up to 40 hours of paid leave per year. Employers with less than 10 employees (less than … Continue reading

Paid Sick Leave: Your Input Needed

Provide Input on Oregon’s Statewide Paid Sick Leave Administrative Rules The Bureau of Labor and Industries (“BOLI”) is now accepting comments from the public on the administrative rules for the Oregon sick leave law. The rules will provide important guidance … Continue reading

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

Final Rule on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Final rule to protect workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity announced by US Labor Department On Dec. 3, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), announced final regulations implementing Executive Order … Continue reading

CM/GC Legislation and Administrative Rules Effective July 1

The use of the CM/GC method of alternative contracting has long been an issue requiring considerable AGC attention. Controversy over how public agencies utilized the method led to the introduction of multiple bills in recent legislative sessions. As a result, … 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…

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