• News for Economic

    Monday, May 14, 2018
    The Massachusetts prevailing wage laws require that covered employees on public works projects be paid a minimum hourly rate set by the Department of Labor Standards (DLS). The prevailing wage laws apply to both union and non-union employers/employees. See G.L. c. 149, §§ 26-27H.    Below is a list of some basic prevailing wage requirements. The list is not exhaustive, and failure to comply with ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Advocacy | Public Affairs, General Industry News
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Effective 7/1/18, the Commissioner of Insurance has approved a general revision of MA Workers Compensation rates, applicable to all new and renewal policies and experience rating calculations effective on or after 7/1/18.  The attached WCRIB MA Circular Letter and ManualRates provide underling details of this approval and the resulting changes to manual rates, rating values and programs.   In ...read more
    Categories: Economic, AGC MA News, General Industry News
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017
    The AGC MA Code Committee continues its effort to offer insight into the pace and short-term outlook of the construction industry’s activity throughout the state. AGC Code Committee Members:Author:Erik Simon, PH.D, Consigli ConstructionContributors:Mike Guigli, C.A. PretzerAdam Kreitman, Lee Kennedy CompanyMichael Yanovitch, Town of BrooklineTodd Fernald, Walsh Brothers, Inc.Joe Kelly, AGC MAClick ...read more
    Categories: Economic

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