Cost to contractors for new federal hiring quotas much higher than estimated, AGC says

Administration officials significantly underestimated the cost to construction employers of proposed new hiring quotas for federal contractors, according to analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

July 05, 2012 |

Administration officials significantly underestimated the cost to construction employers of proposed new hiring quotas for federal contractors, according to analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

A proposed new hiring quota for the disabled would cost employers 30 times more than officials predict, while a new hiring quota for veterans would cost employers 20 times more than originally estimated, AGC says.

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