After more than two years of publicity and tremendous speculation surrounding what the new overtime regulations Read More
of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") would look like after President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to
"modernize and streamline" them, the final version of the rule is finally here – and now the work really begins for
employers. By now, we’re all familiar with the reasons behind the changes (but if you’re not, you can see our article
here that links back to three earlier articles on the topic). So, let’s get to the nitty gritty of the actual changes to the
overtime rule and what they mean for you.
The 141,000 SF indoor facility will be used for sporting events, trade shows, meetings, banquets and graduation ceremonies. Read More
Proposed General Application Special Provisions for the 2012 Standard Specifications for Highway Construction. Read More
Did not attend Chapter Convention but still want to know more about creating a Safety Culture within Your Workplace? Read More
As the Summer season swings on and the heat index continues to rise in the South, OSHA reminds us that everyone on a Construction site should know how to prevent heat related illnesses. Read More
Alabama AGC as a member of the Alabama Erosion and Sediment Control Partnership is pleased to announce that 2016 Clear Water Alabama & Field Day will be hosted August 24-25 at the Insanity Complex in Madison, Alabama. Read More
Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual AEC MEGA Meeting to be held September 20 from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm. at Regions Field in Birmingham. Read More
The Shoals Section of Alabama AGC was featured in the attached article of the Times Daily over the weekend for their work at Safeplace. The community service committee, Rusty Carbine, Joel Quillen, and Benji Wilson, worked with members and other companies to complete seven projects at the domestic violence shelter. Read More
Are you looking to create a higher level of safety awareness within your work place and on job sites?
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Employers look to the Fair Labor Standards Act to determine employee classification for overtime purposes (i.e. which employees must be paid overtime and which are exempt). In 2014, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to update the overtime regulations to reflect the original intent of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Read More
Construction employment rose between April 2015 and April 2016 in two-thirds of the nation’s metro areas, while spending on most types of structures increased for the year despite a drop in the latest month, according to a new analysis of federal data on employment and construction spending released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that many parts of the country continue to benefit from strong demand for construction services. Read More
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling today (link is external) that will allow the construction and development industries with a way to respond immediately to overly aggressive assertions by the federal government that the property they want to build contains jurisdictional “Waters of the United States”. Read More
What’s Up Capt’n? It’s time to make your plans for Bonanza Day 48! Read More
Falls are a leading cause of injuries and deaths sustained on construction jobsites.
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In partnership with the Home Builders Association of Alabama (HBAA), Alabama AGC members are invited to attend one of the upcoming Qualified Credentialed Inspector training classes at reduced rates. Read More
Most would agree that although the construction industry has come a long way in the past decade when it comes to safety on the jobsite, we still have much work to do. Help us do that by joining the Alabama AGC Safety & Risk Management Committee Read More