The Construction User Magazine - Winter 2021

The Construction User is TAUC's official magazine. Read by more than 9,000 construction industry professionals each quarter, our full-color publication gives readers a fresh and thought-provoking perspective on union construction and the issues contractors, labor and owner-clients face on a daily basis.

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Association News

  • Growth Projections Dip, But Many Remain Optimistic as Labor Shortage Eases, Study Finds

    TAUC is pleased to announce the release of our seventh annual study, produced in conjunction with the Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC), on the current state of the union construction and maintenance labor supply throughout the United States.

  • TAUC Legislative & Regulatory Update, May 2021

    As we head into late spring, Washington is focused on President Biden's broad infrastructure and investment economic programs - the "American Jobs Plan" and "American Families Plan" proposals. As Congress and the Administration roll up their sleeves and get to work, a number of important policies impacting TAUC members will be in play. Here is an exclusive update from TAUC on policy and regulatory issues of vital interest to contractors and the union construction and maintenance industry.

  • Statement on the Clean Energy for America Act

    Washington, D.C. - April 23, 2021 - Today, The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) Chief Executive Officer Daniel Hogan issued the following statement commending the introduction of the Clean Energy for America Act of 2021: "The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) applauds Senator Wyden and his colleagues for their leadership in introducing the Clean Energy for America Act. TAUC members, working with our building and construction trades union partners, provide our clients in the energy sector with the infrastructure necessary to meet the nation?s evolving power generation needs. By requiring energy infrastructure projects that receive taxpayer assistance to comply with federal prevailing-wage requirements and utilize registered apprentices, this legislation will ensure that TAUC members can remain competitive in delivering high-quality safe construction services and project outcomes for their clients."

  • TAUC Legislative & Regulatory Update, April 2021

    With the passage of a third COVID-19 response package, discussions in Washington have begun to shift to recovery from the public health crisis. The President rolled out a major aspect of his Building Back Better proposal by calling for over $2 trillion in federal investment in all aspects of the nation's infrastructure. Both Houses of Congress began hearings on aspects of their infrastructure-related proposals ? such as surface transportation reauthorization and legislation designed to address climate change and energy resiliency ? with legislative action set to begin in committee later this spring.

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