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Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members.
Based on the merit shop philosophy, we help our members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.


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    Construction Input Prices Continue to Fall in December, Says ABC

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 15—Construction input prices declined 1.7 percent in December on a month-over-month basis yet are 3.5 percent higher than the same time...

    Construction Employment Rises to Close Out 2018, Says ABC

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 4—According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by today the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction...

    November Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 44 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 7—Estimated November construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 44 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis...

    Union Membership Decreased in 2018

    The percentage of union members in construction has decreased by more than a percentage point, from 14 percent in 2017 to 12.8 in 2018, according to the...

    Contractors Must Post OSHA Form 300A Data by Feb. 1

    Employers covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s recordkeeping rule are required to post their 2018 OSHA Form 300A work-related...

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