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Labor Relations Services

Benefits to Union Contractors

The AGC Labor Relations team provides comprehensive services to meet the needs of California contractors.

Union Contractors Council – North and South

Specifically for signatories in any of our six crafts: Carpenters, Cement Masons, Ironworkers, Laborers, Operating Engineers, and/or Teamsters.

For more information, email Bryan Mathews, mathewsb@agc-ca.org

Collective Bargaining Negotiations

Since its establishment in 1920, AGC of California has been at the forefront of collective bargaining negotiations with unions. With that comes unparalleled institutional experience necessary for effective contractor representation. AGC carries the masthead for the Laborers Union in California.

Master Labor Agreement, Project Labor Agreement, Labor Code Guidance

Taking on a project in California means being subject to a host of contractual and legislative obligations. AGC of California has a full Labor Relations staff both in Northern California and Southern California to help your company navigate through any ambiguity and maintain compliance.

Grievance, Jurisdiction Dispute, and Arbitration Advocacy

Union grievance processes can be time-consuming, costly, and cause project delays. Our trained staff is ready to represent your company in achieving the most favorable result.

Contract Administration and Labor Relations Informational Bulletins

Being a member of AGC of California means having a team dedicated to keeping your company up-to-date with the latest developments in the construction industry. We provide a host of Contract Administration resources, along with access to AGC staff members who can walk you through the nuances of each new release.

Additional Services

​Our goal is to consistently offer our union contractor members a broad spectrum of premium services.

For more information, email Bryan Mathews, mathewsb@agc-ca.org.

  • Affirmative Action
  • Audit (Trust Funds) Assistance
  • California Labor Code Interpretation
  • Contract Interpretation and Application
  • Craft Committees for all basic crafts
  • Davis Bacon Act – Davis Bacon Rates
  • Discharge/Discipline/Risk Management
  • Drug & Alcohol – Abuse & Testing Policy Interpretation
  • Dual Gates (Picketing/Strike Response)
  • Employee Benefit Plans (Union)
  • Full participation & ratification voting procedures
  • Jurisdictional Disputes Assistance ​
  • Labor Relations Bulletins
  • Meal & Rest Period Compliance
  • National Labor Relations Board Assistance
  • One-Job Agreements
  • Pre-Job Agreements
  • Subcontracting Assistance
  • Trust Appointment Authority for all basic crafts
  • U.S. Department of Labor Compliance Reviews
  • Unfair Labor Practice Assistance
  • Union Wage and Fringe Rates
  • Work Preservation

Meet the Labor Relations Team

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