Human Resource & Labor News
www.agc.orgMarch 31, 2011 / Issue No. 2-11
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Government Contracting
OFCCP Chief of Enforcement to Present & Answer Questions During AGC Webinar April 6-7; 4.0 HRCI Credits Offered
Labor Department Creates Davis-Bacon YouTube Video
Union Contracting
AGC Expands Efforts to Educate FASB on Proposed Multiemployer Plan Disclosure Accounting Standards
Bob Gasperow Retires from CLRC; Cary Peters Becomes New Executive Director
Other Labor & Employment Law
AGC Joins Comments on NLRB’s Proposal to Mandate Employee Rights Notice
EEOC Provides Guidance with Final ADAAA Regulations
IRS Issues Guidance on Form W-2 Reporting of Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage
USCIS Unveils Voluntary E-Verify Self Check for Workers; Employers Reminded Not to Require Use
AGC's HR Network Changes Name to HR Forum
Bob Gasperow Retires from CLRC; Cary Peters Becomes New Executive Director

Carey L. Peters, Ph.D., has been named the new executive director of the Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC) effective February 22, succeeding Bob Gasperow who is retiring after over 30 years of distinguished service.  Gasperow began his tenure at CLRC with the organization’s founding in 1979 and is responsible for establishing CLRC as the nation’s foremost source of labor cost and related information for the unionized sector of the construction industry.  Gasperow will continue to serve CLRC on a part-time, consulting basis through October.

Peters comes to CLRC after 14 years with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the nation’s largest public power company, where he conducted extensive market studies on wages/salaries and benefits, led all compensation related negotiations with the construction trades, and implemented a wide variety of human resources initiatives.  He earned his doctorate degree in industrial/organizational psychology at the University of Tennessee and has a bachelor’s degree from Taylor University.  Peters is committed to maintaining the preeminent position of CLRC while also expanding the scope of the products and services offered by the organization. 

To access CLRC’s latest reports – such as the Construction Labor Rate Trends and Outlook, the Wage and Benefit Settlements in Construction, and the Cost of Terms and Conditions in Collective Bargaining Agreements reports – visit AGC’s Labor & HR Topical Resources web page at, and select “Collective Bargaining” from the first pull-down menu and “Collective Bargaining Agreement Data” from the second.  To access a searchable database of CLRC-supplied collectively bargained wage and fringe benefit rates, go to

AGC is a founding member of CLRC and supports its efforts to gather and report useful and accurate labor-related information for contractors.  Collective bargaining chapters of AGC are reminded to kindly send all settlements information to CLRC promptly upon completion.  Information may be submitted to CLRC by e-mail at, by fax to (202) 347-8442, or by mail to 1750 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC  20006.

For additional information about CLRC and the services it offers, call the CLRC office at (202) 347-8440.
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