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AGC Bookstore August Special! 20% off an AGC original DVD Diversity Rules

Promo Code: EEO20 during bookstore checkout

AGC Bookstore August Special:

Save 20% on Diversity Rules: Harassment, Sensitivity & Correction Training for Construction Workers and Supervisors use Promo Code: EEO20 during bookstore checkout Short enough to be presented during an on-the- job toolbox session, the video for workers includes 7 video vignettes that address issues such as sexual harassment (including sexual orientation and transgender status), age harassment, gender harassment (including family responsibilities), racial harassment and religious harassment. The video for supervisors includes all of the scenarios in the worker video, plus three additional videos that show supervisors how to handle tough conversations with workers about harassment and how to avoid inadvertently discriminating against workers. Click Here for a Preview This video is available for licensing. If interested please contact Adam.Brizendine@agc.org or call 703-837- 5436.

Under the Dome – May 31, 2016

Under the Dome Associated General Contractors Legislative Update May 31, 2016 Legislative Overview Sine Die, June 1 The term sine die is latin and means “without a day.”  In Kansas it marks the ceremonial end of session and in some years the beginning of campaign season.  Traditionally, Sine Die is reserved for farewells for those… Continue Reading

AGC Bookstore July Special! $30 off AGC’ s Professional Mobile Crane Operators Manual

  Promo Code: Crane30 during bookstore checkout AGC Bookstore July Special: $30 off AGC’ s Professional Mobile Crane Operators Manual. Professional Mobile Crane Operations Program is designed to assist the construction community as a whole to prepare for the certification requirement to reflect the provisions in the new standards. This student guide is designed to help participants become a better crane operator… Continue Reading

Under the Dome – February 22, 2016

Under the Dome Associated General Contractors Legislative Update February 22, 2016 Legislative Overview Budget to Governor After agreement by leaders of a House-Senate conference committee on the budget, both chambers adopted revised FY 16 & 17 budgets.  The budget approved by the House 68-53 and the Senate 22-16 was mostly a balancing exercise after the legislature… Continue Reading

Under the Dome – February 03, 2016

Under the Dome Associated General Contractors Legislative Update February 03, 2016 The Advocate is a bimonthly publication for AGC PAC contributors, and contains the latest political news from “inside the beltway.” Here is the latest news: Paul Suspends Campaign Cruz, a Tie, Rubio the Surprise Floor Fight! The Contested Convention Bloomberg at 29% House Retirements Political… Continue Reading

Under the Dome – February 01, 2016

Under the Dome Associated General Contractors Legislative Update February 01, 2016 P3 – It sounds a like a video game console.  Its not, and the subject has been far from fun and games for legislators and the governor this past week.  It has perhaps, to date, generated the biggest and most public disagreement between the governor… Continue Reading

AGC Bookstore February Special: Save 15% on all DVDs

The AGC Bookstore offers a variety of DVD to help construction supervisors and employees advance their knowledge of every facet of construction. AGC offers DVDs created exclusively for the construction industry and contain vital information for field-level employees to keep themselves safe and aware while on the construction site. These videos can be used to train… Continue Reading

Under the Dome – January 25, 2016

Under the Dome Associated General Contractors Legislative Update January 25, 2016 It was a slow second week of the 2016 legislative session.  There’s few committee hearings and even less floor action this early in the session. The House did pass a bill to fund the judiciary after the Court last year struck down the previous… Continue Reading

Under the Dome – January 18, 2016

Under the Dome Associated General Contractors Legislative Update January 18, 2016 Legislature Open for Business The 2016 Legislative Session kicked off on Monday January 11th and is now in full swing.  The House welcomed four new members, Henry Helgerson, D-Wichita, Ken Rahjes, R-Agra, Ben Scott, D-Topeka, and Chuck Weber, R-Wichita.  The Senate saw no retirements,… Continue Reading

AGC Bookstore January Special: Save 15% on all AGC Curriculum

Save 15% on All AGC Curriculum The AGC Bookstore offers a variety of Curriculum for construction workers such as Supervisor Training Program, Project Management Development Program, Building Infostructure Management and LEAN. All of these curriculum are focused on training future construction workers to lead and develop the most effective construction site possible. Use promotional code… Continue Reading

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