AGC Education and Research Foundation Workforce Scholarship Application is Now Open
The AGC Education and Research Foundation is committed to taking steps to ensure students have the technical skills needed to immediately enter into the commercial construction workforce.
The Workforce Development Scholarships is open to students enrolled in accredited technical schools or craft training programs in any discipline of commercial construction. Students in technical or approved craft training programs will have until June 1st to apply for $1,000 scholarships (renewal for up to two years) from the AGC Education and Research Foundation.Details Application
Capital Development Board Update
The Capital Development Board has revised contract documents effective 11/1/20.
The Capital Development Board (CDB) will implement revisions to several sections of the Division 00 and Division 01 bid documents, including the Supplement to the Standard Documents for Construction (SDC), effective for bid solicitations posted on the CDB Procurement Bulletin on or after November 1, 2020.Details
Central Illinois Builders of AGC has elected its officers for 2021.Read More
2020 President’s Report, 66th Annual MeetingView
SBA Developing PPP Loan Necessity Questionnaire
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is planning to require all recipients of loans of $2 million or more to complete a questionnaire to demonstrate the need for their loan.Details
Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
The deadline for the state-mandated Sexual Harassment Prevention Training is December 31, 2020. Thereafter, annual training is required. Every employer is required to provide the training to all employees.More Info
IDOL Alerts Local Officials on Hiring for Public Works ProjectsView
SBA and Treasury Announce New EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection ProgramDetails
Phase 3 Guidelines for Reopening Business and Returning People to Work Safely
On Tuesday, May 5th, Governor Pritzker released Restore Illinois, a five-phased plan that will reopen our state, guided by health metrics and with marked by distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. The Restore Illinois plan recognizes that the economy will start growing again when consumers feel that it is safe to return to work, shop and dine out, and engage in social and recreational activities. Under the Restore Illinois framework, certain businesses and activities are allowed to resume in Phase 3 with IDPH-approved safety guidance in place.Read Plan