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The outcome of the election means big regulatory changes are coming next year that are likely to severely impact merit shop contractors and their attorneys. Learn how to deal with the dangers that lie ahead during ABC’s Attorneys Conference, to be held Dec. 5-7, in Washington, D.C. Register now

The Attorneys Conference will include a special presentation by Mark Pearce, chairman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), who will speak on new and upcoming developments at the NLRB. Additionally, Timothy Helm, chief, branch of government contracts enforcement at the U.S. Department of Labor – Wage and Hour Division, will discuss compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act, new developments and common “prevailing wage” mistakes made by federal contractors.

Additional topics include:

  • The impacts of the 2012 presidential, congressional and state elections on merit shop contractors
  • Recent precedents set in the defense against bannering, picketing, false statements and other union pressure tactics
  • Upcoming decisions and policies from the NLRB, DOL and other federal agencies that will negatively impact the construction industry
  • An update on the national fight against government-mandated project labor agreements
  • New rulings on employment law issues across the country
  • Health care reform updates and new obligations facing employers  
To see the full agenda and speaker information, visit  

Attendees that would like ABC to inquire about CLE credits for this conference in their state, must submit a request by Friday, Nov. 30. Learn more about CLE credits here