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Register Now for the 2013 Legislative Conference

Registration is now open for the 2013 ABC Legislative Conference, June 12 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Register now atlegcon.abc.org. 
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April 16 Deadline to Enter Chrysler Contest for a Ram ProMaster

Chrysler, an ABC Business Partner, is holding a contest that will give away a new 2014 Ram ProMaster commercial van to the person who submits the best story for how it will be used. The deadline to submit a story is April 16.
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ABC Spring 2013 Regulatory Update

ABC’s Regulatory Alert provides an overview of the federally mandated rules, regulations and enforcement actions from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other federal agencies.
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Senate Immigration Plan Repeats Mistakes of Failed Reforms, Construction Groups Say

ABC, in conjunction with five other construction groups, April 3 expressed concern that the Senate “Gang of Eight” deal on a temporary guest worker program repeats mistakes of previous, failed attempts at immigration reform. The “Gang of Eight is a bipartisan group of Senators working on comprehensive immigration reform.

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USACE Issues Three PLA Surveys

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is requesting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal projects in Alaska, Massachusetts and West Virginia.
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Five Finalists Announced for 2013 Craft Professional of the Year

Five Finalists Announced for 2013 Craft Professional of the Year Five finalists have been chosen for ABC’s 2013 Craft Professional of the Year award one of them will be chosen as the winner May 3 at ABC's 21st Century Workforce Development Conference in Birmingham, Ala. Read the rest of entry »

Webinars Discuss Results of CFMA/ABC IT Survey

The Construction Financial Management Association is offering two free webinars, April 17 and April 24, on the results of the CFMA/ABC IT Survey, which includes hard-to-find information on technology use in the construction industry. Read the rest of entry »

Workforce Development Conference Early-Bird Rates Expire April 5

The early-bird deadline to register for an Academy at ABC’s 21st Century Workforce Development Conference is this Friday, April 5. ABC members can save $100 by registering before the deadline. This year’s conference is taking place in Birmingham, Ala., April 30-May 3.
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House Committee Approves Bill to Limit NLRB Actions

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce March 20 approved a bill that would require the National Labor Relations Board to stop all activity that requires a three-member quorum until the legal disputes involving the board are resolved. 
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Register for an Academy and Get a Chance at a Free Night in Birmingham

ABC members that register for one of the seven educational Academies being offered at the 21st Century Workforce Development Conference by 5 p.m. (ET) on April 3 will not only gain a valuable opportunity to take their careers to the next level, but also will be entered into a drawing for a free night’s stay in Birmingham during the conference. 
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