February 28, 2005 / Issue 1-05
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AGC Convention
Learn How to Recruit and Manage Hispanic Workers
Meet New Operating Engineers President at AGC Convention
Open Shop Roundtable to Take Place at AGC Convention
View New Online Supervisory Training Program
Discover How Competitive Companies Build Leaders for the Future
Find Out How to Prevent Future Workforce Shortages With Career Academies and Charter Schools
DOL Representatives to Talk About High Growth Training Initiative, Workforce Investment Boards, and One-Stops at AGC Convention
Building Trades
AGC and Basic Trades Discuss Health Care Costs and Other Mutual Concerns
Union Density Continues to Decline
2004 Bargaining Yields Average First-Year Increase of 3.8 Percent
Craft Workers’ Earnings Rose Slightly in 2004
Executive Salaries Up 4.23 Percent
Labor Supply
Estimated 185,000 Craft Workers Needed Over Next Decade
Government Contractors
Newly Revised Affirmative Action Manual Now Available
Laminated “Beck” Posters Now Available
HR Networking
Save the Date for the Next HR Professionals Networking Forum

  Find Out How to Prevent Future Workforce Shortages With Career Academies and Charter Schools
Baby-boomer retirements, industry growth, and industry image have many contractors worried about a construction workforce shortage. High school career academies and charter schools are innovative, long-term solutions to this problem.

At AGC’s upcoming Annual Convention, a panel of experts will highlight the best practices for implementing and sustaining a construction career academy or charter school in a community and will explain  the similarities and differences in each model.  The session will take place on Thursday, March 17, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
For more information on the Convention or to register, click here. [ return to top ]