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.


    ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Inches Lower in July

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 17—Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 8.5 months in July 2019, down ...

    Monthly and Yearly Construction Input Prices Drop in August, Says ABC

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 11—Construction input prices fell 0.6% in August and are down 0.9% year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors...

    Nonresidential Construction Employment Expands in August, Says ABC

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 6—The construction industry added 14,000 net new jobs in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data...

    Pair of Republican Candidates Win North Carolina Congressional Special Elections

    On Tuesday, Sept. 10, Republican special election candidates Greg Murphy and Dan Bishop won their highly anticipated respective congressional campaigns...

    EEOC Alert: EEO-1 Component 2 Compensation Data Due Sept. 30

    In light of a recent court decision, certain employers will be required for the first time to submit detailed data on employee compensation and hours worked...

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