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November 17, 2023
  Constructing Cyber Resilience: Join us as we explore the dynamic intersection of cybersecurity and the commercial construction industry. Our guest, CJ Dietzman at Alliant Insurance Services, talks about the latest trends in cyber threats, risk management strategies, and innovative… Read More

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  Total construction spending increased by 0.6 percent in October, led by strong gains for manufacturing, power, and education projects as well as single-family homebuilding, according to an analysis of federal spending data the Associated General Contractors of America released today.… Read More
December 1, 2023
Together, Ƶ of America and its Illinois Chapters have achieved a major breakthrough as to commercial general liability insurance (CGL) coverage for construction defects under Illinois law.  The Illinois Supreme Court issued its opinion in Acuity v. M/I Homes of Chicago, LLC, Docket No.… Read More
December 1, 2023
On July 17, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a final rule that expands the current recordkeeping requirements, and goes into effect on January 1, 2024, to mandate the submission of Form 300-Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses and Form 301-Injury and… Read More
December 1, 2023
On September 20, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released a notice for proposed rulemaking addressing a variety of work zone safety issues near highways. Many of the proposed changes aim to modernize standards that had last been updated in the early 2000s, but substantial… Read More
December 1, 2023
  Construction employment increased in 226, or 63 percent, of 358 metro areas between October 2022 and October 2023, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials noted that tight labor market conditions kept… Read More
November 29, 2023
Ƶ of America will hold the next Union Contactors Forum quarterly meeting on December 13, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. ET. All interested Ƶ members and chapter staff are invited. The meeting is not open to nonmembers. The agenda will include updates from Ƶ staff and an open discussion of labor… Read More
November 28, 2023
Ƶ recently submitted comments on the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) notice of proposed rulemaking on how to satisfy the prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements (PWA) for enhanced tax benefits under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). This was… Read More
November 28, 2023
On November 7, Ƶ weighed in against a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed rule to increase the threshold for coverage of overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act by nearly 70 percent, from $35,568 to $60,209, for a litany of reasons. As both the association and its… Read More
November 28, 2023
The Consulting Constructors' Council (CCC) is proud to announce the upcoming California Dreamin' Gala, Tuesday March 19, 2024 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina held in conjunction with the Ƶ of America annual Convention.  It will be a night filled with inspiration, camaraderie, and a… Read More
November 27, 2023
  Constructing Cyber Resilience: Join us as we explore the dynamic intersection of cybersecurity and the commercial construction industry. Our guest, CJ Dietzman at Alliant Insurance Services, talks about the latest trends in cyber threats, risk management strategies, and innovative… Read More
November 17, 2023