The Carolinas Associated General Contractors last week unveiled its “Safely Home” initiative during a Durham luncheon with N.C. Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry as the featured speaker. Berry highlighted recent trends in construction-related injuries and fatalities and applauded CAGC’s effort to ...Read More »
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Carolinas Associated General Contractors has launched a series of training seminars in order to prepare its members for upcoming National Labor Relations Board rule changes aimed at reducing the time it takes to complete the union certification process. The NLRB ...Read More »
Betsy Bailey will join the Carolinas Associated General Contractors on March 1 as its North Carolina government relations and building director. “We are delighted to add Betsy Bailey to our government relations team at a time when the Carolinas are ...Read More »
A state contractors’ group is taking action to better educate construction workers about safety on the job in response to an increased number of construction deaths in 2014. There were 19 construction fatalities in North Carolina last year, which accounted ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Dave Simpson gives good quote. That’s because before he became a Raleigh-based lobbyist for the Carolinas Association of General Contractors, he got good quote. He was, in other words, a reporter. But he wised up relatively early and ...
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CHARLOTTE – Carolinas Associated General Contractors will bring together hundreds of executives representing highway, building, and utility construction companies, specialty contracting companies, suppliers and service companies from around the Southeast to Charlotte this summer for the second annual Divisions’ Conference and ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Campus Crest in 2004 didn’t own and hadn’t built a single residential bed. Nine years later, the Charlotte-based student housing developer is approaching 50,000 beds in 87 student-specific apartment communities, spread across 25 states. The company is also ...
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Crisis in craftsmen: Construction activity is up again, but the industry faces another, more troubling dilemma
Construction industry insiders now rushing to determine how best to cope with a labor shortage and its primary cause: Young people largely aren’t interested in joining the trades. Contractors are struggling to find skilled labor, a trend that could hinder future construction work.
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The N.C. House on Monday approved by a 111-0 vote legislation sought by Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) that it hopes will save lives, help ensure public and workforce safety and protect vital underground utility lines.Read More »