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Construction Apprenticeships: Critical to Future of the Industry

Denver, CO —  A chronic worker shortage continues to plague the construction industry as construction employment levels reach its highest number since the economic downturn in 2008. In an analysis of this report, released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) on February 3, 2017, Ken Simonson, AGC’s chief …

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Combating Construction Labor Shortages w/ Over 100 Participants Already Registered for Construction Careers Now

Denver, CO — Since launching the Construction Careers Now (CCN) program in July 2016, 114 participants have registered, with 100 enrolled for the inaugural program on September 12, 2016. The outpouring of participants is promising to local contractors facing labor shortages. In a report released August 31, 2016 by the …

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AGC Welcomes Construction Careers Now Recruiters to Staff

Denver, CO – The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC) recently hired two Construction Careers Now recruiters to the AGC staff. The Construction Careers Now program was unveiled on July 20, 2016 by the Lt. Governor, Donna Lynne, at a live press conference held during the AGC’s Breakfast with the Board. Erika …

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“Construction Careers Now” Training Program Launched with Lt. Governor Lynne & Construction Advocates

Denver, CO – The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC) joined Lt. Governor Donna Lynne yesterday to launch “Construction Careers Now,” a one-month long construction career orientation opportunity provided at the Emily Griffith Technical College campus in Denver that will help unemployed and underemployed individuals access the many open positions in …

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AGC Awarded $1M Grant for Workforce Development and Skilled Training Program

Denver, CO — The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC), in association with the Colorado Contractors Association (CCA) and the Hispanic Contractors of Colorado (HCC), was recently awarded a $1 million grant under the WORK Act Grant program. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment issued a formal Request for …