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ABC Joins Nearly 300 Organizations Urging Congress To Address Fiscal Cliff

A multi-industry letter, signed by 298 U.S. Chamber of Commerce affiliates, as well as national associations, has been sent to the members of the United States Congress and the President, urging immediate action to avoid further harm to the American economy. Read the rest of entry »

Anti-Merit Shop Proposal Allowed On Michigan Ballots By State Supreme Court

The Michigan Supreme Court Sept. 5 ordered a proposal be placed on the statewide ballot that would negatively impact the merit shop construction workforce by nullifying the ban on government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) and preventing Michigan from becoming a right-to-work state, among other changes. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Argues In Federal Court Against NLRB Poster Rule

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments on Sept. 11 from an ABC-led coalition of business groups in opposition to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “employee rights” notice posting rule, which is on hold pending the outcome of the appeal. Read the rest of entry »

Comment Period For AIA Practice Documents Feedback Ends Sept. 24

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is accepting feedback on their updated documents for use on construction projects involving digital data or BIM until Sept. 24. Read the rest of entry »

Engage In The Elections With ABC's Battleground State Webinars

ABC members must continue to remain engaged and active in the political process as the election season approaches. This is especially true in the battleground regions that are crucial to local and national efforts.
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ABC Institute Helps Attendees Become Better Leaders

ABC members and chapters that attend the Institute for Leadership and Professional Development will learn world-class leadership skills that can be used throughout any organization. This year’s Institute will be held Nov. 13-15 in Austin, Texas. Register now at www.abc.org/institute. Read the rest of entry »

Suspected Arsonist Destroys ABC Indiana Chapter's Trailer

A semitrailer owned by the ABC Indiana Chapter and ABC member Gaylor, Inc. was destroyed by fire Sept. 11, and arson is suspected. Read the rest of entry »

Free Webinar On Managing Growth Sept. 19

ABC is offering members a free webinar on Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. (ET) titled, “Managing Growth – Why Some Contractors Succeed and Others Fail.” Read the rest of entry »

Construction Super Conference Available To ABC Members At Discounted Rate

The annual three-day Construction Super Conference will be held Dec. 12-14 in San Francisco and will feature educational sessions and keynote speeches focused on issues and strategies relevant to the construction industry. ABC members can register at a reduced rate by entering the code FD82X7B on the event website. Read the rest of entry »

Free Webinar For ABC Members On Federal Wage And Hour Laws Sept. 13

ABC on Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. is offering a free webinar titled, “Construction Industry Compliance with Federal Wage and Hour Laws: Increasing Pressure on Employers.” Read the rest of entry »