May 20, 2005 / Issue No. 2-05
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Register NOW for the June 9-10 HR Forum!
STP Instructor Training Workshop to Take Place June 10-11
RECENT EVENTS
AGC Labor and Employment Law Council Holds 21st Annual Symposium
Union Contractors Meet Operating Engineers’ New President
Open Shop Contractors Discuss Current Concerns
Heavy & Highway Alliance Executive Speaks About National Project Agreement
JURISDICTIONAL DISPUTES
Carpenters Cancel Agreements with Iron Workers and Sheet Metal Workers
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
Contractor Lawfully Repudiated 8(f) Agreement During Contract Term
Secret Negotiations Justified Contractor’s Withdrawal From Bargaining Unit After Accepting Multiemployer Agreement
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS
Employee Can Be Fired for Refusal to Authorize Credit Check
POSTING REQUIREMENTS
New USERRA Posting Requirement Now in Effect
FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE
Distance Between Work Sites for Determining FMLA Coverage is Measured by Public Roads, Not Linear Distance
RECRUITMENT
DOL Releases Database of Available College Students with Disabilities
COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE
NLRB Offers Online Answers to FAQs

  Register NOW for the June 9-10 HR Forum!
Although the registration deadline for AGC’s 4th Human Resource Professionals Networking Forum was May 18, some space is still available and registrations are still being accepted for a limited time. The program will take place June 9-10, 2005, in Boston, MA. It is open to HR professionals directly employed by AGC-member general or specialty contractor firms.

This event provides a rare opportunity for construction-industry HR professionals to share best practices, questions, and information about the practical HR issues that contractors face daily.  The primary activity will be roundtable discussions about such hot issues as talent management and succession planning; health savings accounts, health reimbursement arrangements, and flexible spending accounts; vacation and sick pay; internship and co-op programs; paid time off policies; and online training.  There will also be a panel presentation on termination procedures and an attorney presentation on applying overtime regulations in the construction industry. 
 
For details and registration, click here.  You will need your personal national AGC member ID number to access this members-only page.  If you do not know your ID number, contact membership@agc.org.  For other registration assistance, contact Crystal Yates at yatesc@agc.org or (703) 837-5437.  For other questions about this program, contact Denise Gold at goldd@agc.org or (703) 837-5326. 
 
This program has been approved for 3.25 recertification credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hrci.org. [ return to top ]