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80% of Contractors Report Difficulty Finding Qualified Craft Workers to Hire as Association Calls for Measures to Rebuild Workforce

Eighty percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce.

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Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica - Frequently Asked Questions for the Construction Industry

OSHA has just released a set of 53 Frequently Asked Questions to provide guidance to employers and employees regarding OSHA’s respirable crystalline silica standard for construction. (PDF)

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2018 HCFCD Bond Program

On August 25, 2018, Harris County voters approved $2.5 billion in bonds to finance flood damage reduction projects in Harris County.

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What's Important to AGC Houston?


We work to promote and protect our industry’s interests and practices through our Government Affairs Committee.

Safety

Works with public and private entities to ensure a safe work environment; an area where the worker can return home safely.

Economy

Looks to civic leaders to deliver and enforce policies that demand fiscally strong actions to ensure a favorable business climate for the short and long term.

Diversity

Encourages civic leaders to advocate and establish criteria that allow small and minority businesses to grow and prosper. Ensures the industry is reflective of the diverse nature of the Greater Houston region.

Careers

Engages owners, engineers, architects and contractors to support the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) principles that develop a sustainable workforce.

Regulatory Efficiency

Seeks an expeditious permitting program that streamlines the construction process and reflects a government that supports a favorable business climate.

Collaboration

Enjoys a working relationship with public entities in the region as well as other industry-related organizations.


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