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May 1, 2024
Download your copy of the playbook and calculator today  On Earth Day, Ƶ provided a sneak peek of a new document, The Ƶ Playbook on Decarbonization and Carbon Reporting in the Construction Industry (Decarb Playbook), designed by contractors for contractors to help address greenhouse gas… Read More

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  Construction employment increased in 39 states in April from a year earlier, while 29 states added construction jobs between March and April, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America today. Association officials… Read More
May 17, 2024
The Department of Labor (DOL) is restructuring Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regional operations to enhance worker protection and agency resilience. Key changes include: A new regional office in Birmingham, Alabama, covering Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana,… Read More
May 16, 2024
The Ƶ's Contract Documents Forum's first ever Townhall, which is free to all Ƶ members and chapters, will take place at noon EST on June 4th. The townhall will include a presentation overview of the ConsensusDocs and American Institute of Architects (AIA) Contract Documents, as well as an open… Read More
May 15, 2024
  The price of materials and services used in nonresidential construction increased 0.4 percent from March to April, while an index that measures contractors’ bid prices inched up by 0.1 percent, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data… Read More
May 14, 2024
Updates to the American Arbitration Association's (AAA®) Construction Industry Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures streamline processes and embrace technological advances in resolving construction disputes. Construction has a long history of embracing arbitration. ConsensusDocs standard… Read More
May 14, 2024
Construction, an early adopter of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) procedures, has a long-standing success story of utilizing ADR processes instead of costly and time-consuming litigation. ConsensusDocs is offering three separate but related webinars, each led by industry experts, to delve… Read More
May 14, 2024
On April 26, Ƶ of America, and other business groups, jointly filed a friend-of-the-court amicus brief urging a Texas federal district court to declare unlawful a significant U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) final rule (2024) revising the standards for analyzing who is an employee or… Read More
May 14, 2024
Ƶ of America and the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) jointly surveyed members from April 26 to May 8, 2024. The survey sought insights from contractors regarding Buy America requirements for manufactured products and their potential… Read More
May 13, 2024
Meet Jamie! Jamie has been working in client development roles in blue collar industries for over 24 years. Her degree is in Welding Technologies. She started her career as a pipe fitter, welding large OD, flat to be rolled pipe. She then moved to a marketing and sales role. Jamie is energized by… Read More
May 9, 2024
In this episode of Ƶ’s ConstructorCast, we delve into the intricacies of the association’s litigation program, which serves as a crucial component of its broader advocacy efforts. We explore how Ƶ strategically engages in judicial matters to safeguard and improve the business environment for… Read More
May 9, 2024