Associated General Contractors
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Associated General Contractors of New Hampshire


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Latest Association News

The Road Toll legislation has successfully passed the Senate on March 27th. The House Ways & Means Committee and the House Public Works & Highways Committee will hold a joint hearing on this legislation Tuesday, April 8th, in room 210 at the Legislative Office Building in Concord. We are encouraging contractors and subcontractors to attend and sign up in support of the legislation. This will be the last public hearing this session on this legislation. If this legislation passes it will raise $32 Million per year to fix our roads & bridges.

2013 Annual Meeting Materials Available for Download

The Association's 64th Annual Meeting was held Thursday, December 12th at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford, NH. Featured speaker Ed Zarenski, a 40-year construction industry veteran and estimating executive of Gilbane Building Company, spoke on the economic forecast of the building industry. Ed spoke passionately about construction economics and gave an insightful look at market conditions within the industry.

To view and download a copy of Ed's PowerPoint presentation
click here.

To view and download a copy of the economic overview page
click here.

Design and Construction Industry 3D Modeling Workshop

On Tuesday, December 10, ACEC-NH in conjunction with FHWA, NHDOT and AGC of NH will provide a 3D Modeling workshop. The workshop is a continuation of the Every Day Counts (EDC) initiative, a collaborative effort to streamline highway projects.

The object of the half-day workshop is to introduce the principals of 3D modeling, provide examples of available technologies and tools as well as instances of successful projects using 3D modeling. The program includes a diverse set of local and national speakers from the public/private sectors.

The workshop will be held at NHDOT Room 114 in Concord. It commences at noon with introduction by Brian Cawley, FHWA followed by luncheon speaker Terry D. Bennett, Senior Industry Manager with Autodesk, Inc.

All highway consultants, contractors, FHWA and NHDOT staff and municipalities should attend. Attendees are awarded 4 PDH's at the conclusion of the workshop. The fee is $35 to cover the event costs. Sponsorship for the workshop is available for $150.

To download a registration form,
click here.

Independent Truck Drivers Exempt From Workers' Compensation

When making deliveries to and from a state construction site, truckers do not need to hold workers' compensation insurance. While clearly stated in New Hampshire law, this exemption caused much confusion during last year's legislative session. AGC of NH worked with the NH DOT, Labor Dept., and EEO Compliance office to clarify the exemption. Read more on the News page. ____________________________________________________________________________

NLRB Posting Rule Struck Down

In what seems to be a never-ending issue, the right-to-unionize posting rule established by the National Labor Relations Board was once again struck down. The U.S. Court of Appeals determined that provisions of the rule would have violated an employer's right to free speech, and was partially contradictory to existing Labor Relations Act language. Read more about this issue on the News page.

Download The 2013 AGC of NH Legislative Report Supplement

AGC of NH released its annual Legislative Report in late June. The Report was included in the Construction Connections bi-weekly newsletter, and covered all the most important bills the Association followed and how they will affect the industry. As part of this year's Report, AGC of NH also produced an online supplement that reviews the bills that did not pass this session, or held by committees. Find that report on the Reports page.

Upcoming Events

AGC of NH's 2014 Lunch & Learn Series
This year's lunch & learn series will feature six different topics throughout 2014. This members only event is free, thanks to our great sponsors. All seminars are held at the AGC office in Bow, NH from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Space is limited and registration is required. Download a registration form here.

January 15, 2014: Social Media and Your Company: Potential Liability and the Proactive Steps to Avoid it, Naomi Butterfield, Bernstein Shur
Cyber Liability and Data Breach, Michael Guarino, Cross Insurance

March 19, 2014: Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law, David McGrath, Diana Weiland, and Elizabeth Bailey, Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, P.A.
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