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Recent changes to Ohio’s Non-Residential Code took effect August 1

August 8, 2018

During its July 13 meeting, the Ohio Board of Building Standards adopted several changes to Ohio’s Non-Residential Building Code, which went into effect on August 1. Amendments were made to the following sections: Administration (4101:1-1-01) Definitions (4101:1-2-01)  Use and occupancy classification (4101:1-3-01) Fire and smoke protection features (4101:1-7-01) Fire protection systems (4101:1-9-01) Means of egress…

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Sign up to participate in state survey to identify Workforce needs

August 8, 2018

The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation has asked AGC of Ohio to identify members willing to participate in a survey to help align Ohio’s workforce to the needs of business. The survey requests Ohio employers to forecast their top hiring needs for the next one, three and five years. The results of the survey help…

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Labor Department rescinds “Persuader Rule”

July 23, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor has published a final rule rescinding the controversial “Persuader Rule” issued under Pres. Obama. This is a victory for AGC and others who opposed the regulation and urged the Trump administration to rescind it. READ MORE  

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AGC of Ohio Agrees to file Amicus Briefs

June 27, 2018

AGC of Ohio Agrees to file Amicus Briefs on Two Important Construction Issues The AGC of Ohio Board of Directors voted in a recent meeting to file “friends of the court” (Amicus Briefs) in the Ohio Supreme Court on two important construction industry issues. Both briefs are to be filed in early July. Residency Issue…

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July 3, 2018

Pam Osborne, Acting Deputy Director for the Ohio Equal Opportunity Division, met with the AGC of Ohio Board of Directors during its June 15 meeting. She discussed how the department was planning to handle the graduation of approximately 89 EDGE participants due to time limitations. The maximum amount of time a certified business or business…

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A healthy PAC is vital to any government relations program. AGC Action, AGC of Ohio’s political action campaign, supports policy makers that support the construction industry and AGC’s issues of importance.