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Key Workforce Development Law Benefits Construction Industry

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:34 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today praised the signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), H.R. 803, into law and released the following statement:
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Nick Tovar Hired as ABC Director of Business Development and Partnerships

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:57 PM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced that Nick Tovar has been hired as director of business development and partnerships. Tovar comes to ABC after nearly 10 years at Meridian One Corporation in Alexandria, Va., where he was the director of sales responsible for working with both associations and businesses to develop, market and manage member discount programs.   Read the rest of entry »

ABC Applauds House Passage of Key Workforce Development Bill

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 12:49 PM
Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today celebrated the U.S. House of Representatives passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), H.R. 803, and released the following statement: Read the rest of entry »

ABC Celebrates Supreme Court’s Recess Appointment Ruling

Thursday, June 26, 2014 10:23 AM
Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning that President Obama unconstitutionally bypassed the U. S. Senate by appointing Sharon Block, Richard Griffin and Terrence Flynn to fill National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) vacancies.
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ABC Craft Professional of the Year To Receive New Truck in Riverside

Monday, June 23, 2014 11:09 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Tradesmen International, Chrysler Group LLC and the Trimmer Construction Education Foundation will honor ABC’s Craft Professional of the Year, Robert Stuart, this Friday at Stronghold Engineering’s office at 2000 Market Street in Riverside, Calif. Stuart, a superintendent at Stronghold Engineering was named ABC’s Craft Professional of the Year this May during ABC’s National Craft Championships and Workforce Development Conference in Birmingham, Ala.
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ABC National Headquarters Among First to Certify Under New Green Globes Sustainable Interiors Program

Monday, June 09, 2014 1:53 PM
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) today announced Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) national headquarters in Washington, D.C., is one of the first buildings to be certified under its new Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors (SI) program. 
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CEOs Announce Commitment to Promote Resilient Planning and Building Materials

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 5:37 PM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) joined leaders of America’s design and construction industry – along with building owners and operators – today in pledging to promote resilience in contemporary planning, building materials, design, construction and operational techniques as the solution to making the nation’s aging infrastructure more safe and secure.
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ABC and Tradesmen International Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 8:23 AM
Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Tradesmen International, the construction industry’s premier source for craft professionals and labor-related services, which will help contractors maximize productivity per dollar of labor. The agreement became effective May 1, during ABC’s 28th annual National Craft Championships in Birmingham, Ala., which Tradesmen International sponsored.
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Electrician Lloyd Evans Named ABC Craft Instructor of the Year

Monday, May 05, 2014 6:05 PM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today named Lloyd Evans, hiring and training administrator at Watson Electrical Construction Co. in Wilson, N.C. its Craft Instructor of the Year. Evans received the honor May 2 during ABC’s National Craft Championships (NCC) and Workforce Development Conference in Birmingham, Ala.
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Menifee Electrician Robert Stuart Named ABC’s Craft Professional of the Year

Monday, May 05, 2014 6:00 PM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today named Robert Stuart, superintendent at Stronghold Engineering in Menifee, Calif., its Craft Professional of the Year. Stuart received the honor May 2 during ABC’s National Craft ChampionshipsWorkforce Development Conference and in Birmingham, Ala.
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