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New Design, New Features, a New ABC.org

ABC’s website, www.abc.org, has a brand new look and improved design that allows users to navigate with ease through the many services and programs ABC has to offer.

NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce to Speak at ABC Attorneys Conference

ABC members that attend the 2012 ABC Attorneys Conference will have an opportunity to hear from NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce, who will speak on new and upcoming developments at the NLRB. 

ABC Supports Team Rubicon in Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

ABC showed its support for veterans and Hurricane Sandy survivors Nov. 6 when the Free Enterprise Alliance announced it had sponsored veteran Matt Runyon, El Segundo, Calif., as he joined Team Rubicon’s relief efforts.

Illinois Chapter Turns Membership Directory into an App

With a new mobile app, the Illinois chapter of ABC has made access to their member directory, map of builders and event information available at the touch of a button.

ABC Member to Deliver Weekly Republican Address Oct. 13

House Speaker John Boehner Oct. 11 announced that ABC member and Oklahoma small businessman Markwayne Mullin will deliver the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Congressional Republicans File Briefs Against NLRB Recess Appointments

On Sept. 26, 42 Republican Senators and U.S. House of RepresentativesSpeaker John Boehner filed amicus briefs in the a U.S. Court of Appeals arguing that President Obama’s January recess appointments of three members to the NLRB were unconstitutional.

DOL Issues Bid Solicitation on New Hampshire Project Without PLA Mandate

Last week, the DOL issued a solicitation for construction services on its estimated $20 million to $50 million Job Corps Center in Manchester, N.H., without a discriminatory and costly PLA mandate or preference. The PLA removal was a victory for ABC, free enterprise, the Granite State’s taxpayers and contracting community.

USACE Issues PLA Survey for Virginia

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a survey requesting comments from the construction industry on the potential use of a PLA for the Millennium Construction Project in Arlington, Va.

OSHA Updates Website on Variance Procedures

OSHA has updated the variance procedures portion of its website to include both approved and denied variance requests.

Free Webinar Oct. 17 on Marketing in the Construction Industry

Join ABC on Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. (ET) for a free, 90-minute webinar titled, “Marketing for Construction.”