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ABC Workforce Conference Topics Include HR, Financial Management and Training

ABC members that attend the 21st Century Workforce Development Conference April 30-May 3 in Birmingham, Ala., will have the opportunity to sign up for one of the seven education Academies, including the Construction Education Professionals Academy, the Financial Management Academy and the Human Resources Academy.
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Cajun Industries Named 2012 Contractor of the Year

ABC Feb. 20 named Cajun Industries, LLC, Baton Rouge, La., its 2012 Contractor of the Year. Cajun Industries Founder and Chairman, Lane Grigsby, accepted the award on behalf of the company during ABC’s 23rd annual Excellence in Construction and National Safety Excellence Award program held Feb. 20 at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
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ABC Honors America’s Top Construction Projects

ABC Feb. 20 congratulated the winners of its annual Excellence in Construction Awards celebration – the industry’s leading competition, where the top construction projects and the firms that displayed exemplary commitment to safety and diversity in 2012 were recognized Feb. 20 at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
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Massachusetts Court Overturns Discriminatory Responsible Employer Ordinance

A Massachusetts Federal District Court Feb. 1 invalidated a “responsible employer ordinance” (REO) in Quincy, Mass., that contained prerequisites which would limit the ability of merit shop contractors to win public works projects. Read the rest of entry »

Obama Renominates Unconstitutional “Recess” Appointees to NLRB

President Barack Obama Feb. 13 nominated Democrats Sharon Block and Richard Griffin to the NLRB – only a few weeks after an appeals court ruled their 2012 recess appointments were unconstitutional. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Launches Academy for Construction Ethics, Compliance and Best Practices

ABC launched a new members-only resource, the Academy for Construction Ethics, Compliance and Best Practices, that is an educational one-stop-shop for members to access all the materials merit shop contractors need to learn more about industry trends, compliance and best practices.
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Register Now for 21st Century Workforce Development Conference

ABC will bring together more than 500 construction industry professionals for workshops, competitions and networking at the 21st Century Workforce Development conference, April 30-May 1 in Birmingham, Ala. Don’t miss out; register now at 21wfdc.org. 
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USACE Issues PLA Survey for New Mexico Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is soliciting comments from the construction industry on the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for a project at the New Mexico Cannon Air Force Base.
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USACE Issues PLA Survey for Kentucky Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is requesting comments from the construction industry on the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for a large-scale school construction project in Fort Knox, Ky. 
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ABC Welcomes Two New Business Partners: Orr Safety and Airgas

ABC members now can take advantage of discounts from two of the nation’s leading vendors for safety equipment through ABC SafetyDirect, a unique construction industry “marketplace” that offers one-stop shopping for safety equipment, products and services.
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