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August 2019

To take part in this day, Associated General Contractors of Vermont would like to share a story very dear to our hearts. One of our “family” members, AGC/VT members, fellow industry worker, suffered a very tragic loss of their daughter to substance abuse disorder. Jenna's Promise

   Recently, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidelines for Federal prosecutors in states that have enacted laws authorizing the use of "medical marijuana." Follow these links for important information. http://www.justice.gov/opa/documents/medical-marijuana.pdf https://www.transportation.gov/odapc/medical-marijuana-notice    We have had several inquiries about whether the DOJ advice to Federal prosecutors regarding pursuing criminal cases

     While tasked with protecting infrastructure and materials, safety and health professionals are also responsible for something far greater - human life. They develop the programs that keep employees safe, but in order for them to be effective they must first be properly implemented. Read

   Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America's workers safe. The event is back from Aug. 12-18. 2019. The goal

By: Amanda Ibey, Writer/Editor    Technological advancement. Innovation. Change. This is modern life in 2019, or it is unless you work in the concrete business.    "In the last five years, we haven't seen much change in the concrete industry, not even in the last ten,"

Member Editorial  By: Don Wells, President, Principal    Everyone's path is different regardless of the field one chooses. As the CEO and Founder of DEW, I take great pride in working with our incredibly talented and hardworking people. It is most important to me to help