Newsletter|January 2, 2024

AGC of California Government Affairs Newsletter

Registration is now open for the PGA Barracuda Championship Experience 2024!

You are invited to participate in AGC of California’s most impactful political fundraiser of the year at the PGA Barracuda Championship Experience on July 20-21, 2024 in Truckee, California.

In addition to strengthening the political might of the construction industry, you will be able to experience an exclusive two-day getaway with VIP entry for two to an all-inclusive hospitality tent and up-close access to the PGA golfers. Click here to view our flyerClick here to register. Contact Chris O’Connor at OconnorC@agc-ca.org if you have any questions.

All AGC of California members are invited to our upcoming Legislative Committee meetings!

Join us at our upcoming Legislative Committee meetings to learn more about legislation that impacts the construction industry and have your voice heard! Click the links below to register for our upcoming meetings in 2024:

Feb. 8, 2024, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Virtual): Legislative Committee Meeting 2.8.24 (agc-ca.org)

March 15, 2024 @ 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (In-Person): Joint Legislative Committee Meeting 3.15.24 (agc-ca.org)

April 4, 2024 @ 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Virtual): Legislative Committee Meeting 4.4.24 (agc-ca.org)

For more information, please contact Chris O’Connor at OconnorC@agc-ca.org

Check out the Legal Advisory Committee Q4 Newsletter!

During the final quarter of 2023, our Legal Advisory Committee (LAC) held three board meetings where three MCLE (legal continuing education) presentations and three case laws were presented. We urge all member companies, particularly those with general counsel on staff, to join the LAC to network and discuss pertinent construction industry issues.

Law professionals of our contractor or specialty contractor members can now join the LAC for free! If you are interested in joining or learning more about the LAC, contact Mary Alyssa Rancier at RancierM@agc-ca.org.

Please click here to access the full LAC Newsletter.

TRIP Report released: US Freight & Supply Chain

TRIP: A National Transportation Research Nonprofit released a press release on Dec. 5 about California having one of the highest values of freight shipping in the nation and how it is expected to increase by 100 percent by 2050. The TRIP report mentioned in the press release includes how technology has impacted supply chain issues and provides a series of recommendations.

Please click here to access the full press release.

Cal/OSHA Indoor Heat Regulation

Cal/OSHA announced that a vote on the Indoor Heat Illness Regulation will be held during the March 21 standards board meeting. This proposed regulation, if passed, would add requirements for employers with indoor work areas when the temperature reaches 82 degrees. Some of these requirements include a written prevention plan, cool-down areas, training, and additional rest periods. For more information, please contact Safety and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Tresten Keys at KeysT@agc-ca.org.

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