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From the monthly archives: June 2019

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'June 2019'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

ABC Responds to Construction Industry’s Exclusion from Department of Labor’s Proposed Apprenticeship Rule

ABC President and CEO Mike Bellaman commented today on the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed rule on industry-recognized apprenticeship programs—or IRAPs—which initially excludes the construction industry. Read the rest of entry »

Leading, Innovating and Winning Work: Highlights From ABC’s Diversity & Inclusion Summit

More than 100 industry leaders and stakeholders came together June 24 for ABC's fifth annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit to discuss the value of diversity in construction. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Leaders Make Their Voices Heard During Legislative Week

More than 500 ABC members are currently in Washington, D.C., for Legislative Week 2019, meeting with top administration and congressional leaders on the issues impacting the merit shop construction industry. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Submits Comments on DOL Joint Employer Proposal

On June 25, ABC submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division on its proposed rule to update and clarify its interpretation of joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Additionally, the ABC-led Coalition for a Democratic Workplace submitted comments in support of the DOL’s proposal. Read the rest of entry »

ABC of Eastern Pennsylvania’s Caesar Gorski Receives Life Membership Award

ABC awarded Caesar Gorski, former president of Gorski Construction Co. of the ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, its Life Membership award during ABC Legislative Week 2019 in Washington, D.C. Read the rest of entry »

EPA Finalizes the Affordable Clean Energy Rule

On June 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued the Affordable Clean Energy final rule, which replaces the Obama administration’s overreaching Clean Power Plan with a rule that restores rule of law, empowers states and supports energy diversity. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Submits Comments in Support of DOL’s Regular Rate Proposal

On June 12, ABC submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division in support of its proposal to clarify and update the regulations governing regular rate requirements under section 7(e) of the Fair Labor Standards Act and offered the Department further suggestions for improvement. Read the rest of entry »

OSHA Publishes Webpage on Suicide Prevention

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration published a new webpage that provides various resources for workers on suicide prevention.  Read the rest of entry »

ABC Members Ranked Among ENR's Top 400 Contractors

Of the nation's top 25 construction companies, 24 are ABC members, according to Engineering News-Record's recently published annual list of the Top 400 Contractors. These successful contractors were ranked based on 2018 revenue. Read the rest of entry »

Nevada Reforms Prevailing Wage Law, Repeals PLA Neutrality

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) recently signed into law two pro-union pieces of legislation that will revise construction provisions on public works projects. The first, AB 136, makes three substantive changes to the states prevailing wage law.  Read the rest of entry »