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Coronavirus
March 25, 2020

DOL Publishes Guidance on Paid Sick/Expanded/Medical Leave Under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published guidance on Tuesday to provide information to employees and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, 2020.

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Coronavirus
March 25, 2020

Cybersecurity Is More Urgent Than Ever In Teleworking Environment

With companies and government agencies working remotely, often from home, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued a bulletin for federal agencies to be more vigilant in their cybersecurity. This is guidance any firm with employees working outside the office should follow.

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Coronavirus / Education
March 25, 2020

Free Online Class: COVID-19 Potential Effects on Overhead Deadlines, Allowable Costs, and Steps to Take Now

ACEC is offering a free-to-members online class COVID-19 Potential Effects on Overhead Deadlines, Allowable Costs, and Steps to Take Now on Tuesday, March 31 at 3:30 pm.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
March 24, 2020

More than 450 Members Share Concerns and Ideas in ACEC Coronavirus Online Roundtables

ACEC members shared a lot of questions in three online roundtables that ACEC hosted on Monday afternoon. More than 450 members participated in the roundtables, which were grouped by firm size: Small, medium, and large.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus / Member Firms
March 23, 2020

ACEC Coronavirus Impact Survey: 96 Percent of Firms Have Changed How They Work With Clients

ACEC conducted a member survey March-17-18 to determine the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on Member Firms.

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Member Firm News
March 3, 2021

Woolpert has acquired CivilTech Engineering Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm that specializes in transportation, water resources, municipal, structural and construction services. CivilTech has three offices in Texas and serves local, state and federal clients.

https://woolpert.com/reso


February 19, 2021

GEOCOMP, today announced that the company has provided the largest and most sophisticated Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system ever deployed on a bridge structure in the United States on the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in the State of New York.

https://www.acec.org/defa


February 17, 2021

Kimley-Horn is leading the next phase of Sound Transit's Link expansion program — the 16.3-mile Everett Link Extension (EVLE) and Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) North project, which will add six stations to the light rail network connecting to the under-construction Lynnwood Link Extension at the Lynnwood City Center and extend Link service north further into Snohomish County.

https://www.acppubs.com/a


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,530,700 (January)
1,526,700 (December)

Construction Spending
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$1,521,500,000 (January)
$1,496,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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139.4 (January)
135.2 (December)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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304 Deals--Down 8 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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44.9 (January)
42.3 (December)

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