AGC Annual Convention to Feature Open Shop, Union Contractors, & Workforce Development Sessions
Join the construction industry’s leaders and experts in Las Vegas, NV, March 10-14, 2008, at AGC’s 89th Annual Convention and CONEXPO-CON/AGG. The convention will include a variety of valuable sessions, including meetings of the Union Contractors, Open Shop, and Workforce Development Committees.
The Open Shop Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. on March 10. The meeting will feature a panel discussion by chapter representatives about local best-value selection initiatives. If you are interested in speaking on the panel, contact Denise Gold at (703) 837-5326 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
At 1:30 on March 10, the Workforce Development Committee will meet and hold a roundtable discussion of current issues in workforce development. The Workforce Development Committee will also present a session titled “It’s Not a Cost, It’s an Investment” at 1:00 p.m. on March 12. Speakers will explain how to implement a craft training program that will add to a contractor’s “bottom line” by improving productivity, safety, attendance, and quality.
The Union Contractors Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. on March 11. The tentative agenda includes a presentation by Prof. David Weil on challenges and strategies for the industry’s union sector, a report by Construction Labor Research Council Executive Director Bob Gasperow on collective bargaining settlements and trends, and a report by member Ralph Johnson on CURT Tripartite Initiative activities.
Each of these sessions is open to all convention registrants.
For information on the many other educational and entertaining events scheduled to take place during the convention or to register your spot to attend, click here. Rooms are limited, so prompt registration is strongly encouraged.
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