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From monthly archives: July 2022

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ABC Gears Up for Careers in Construction Month—Proclaim Careers in Construction Month Today

ABC is gearing up for Careers in Construction Month in October, a nationwide campaign held annually to increase public awareness of construction careers and inspire the next generation of craft professionals.

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Biden’s Federal Construction PLA Mandate Rulemaking Imminent

The Biden administration’s controversial rule requiring anti-competitive and costly government-mandated project labor agreements on federal construction projects of $35 million or more is one step closer to being published in the Federal Register for public comments.

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Share OSHA’s ‘Suicide Prevention: 5 Things You Should Know’ With Your Workforce

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued an updated suicide prevention poster that you can customize with your logo and post in the workplace. Everyone can help prevent suicide. Do your part to raise awareness of the warning signs of suicide and how to get help if a colleague is in crisis.

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Spread the Word: The National 988 Suicide Lifeline Has Launched

There’s a brand-new 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis. The 988 lifeline connects callers to an existing network of more than 200 local crisis call centers across the United States, and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s number—1 (800) 273-8255—will route calls to 988. The goal is to aid those seeking help through safe, immediate intervention, similar to the 911 hotline for emergencies. 

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ABC Welcomes New Beam Club Presidential Level Member Bill Brown

ABC has added Greater Houston Chapter member Bill Brown of Austin Commercial to the Beam Club Presidential Level.

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ABC-Backed Amendment to Transportation Bill Fails

In a letter to U.S. House Representatives, ABC urged members to support an amendment to the House appropriations bill (H.R. 8294) that would prevent the use of federal funds to support flawed, inflationary Davis-Bacon prevailing wage requirements. The amendment failed by a vote of 165-264.

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ABC Expresses Concerns to DOL About H-2B Visa Rule Requiring AFL-CIO Notification

On July 18, ABC submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s temporary rule on H-2B visas, authorizing 35,000 supplemental temporary work visas for hiring through Sept. 30.

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DOL Announces Enhanced Nationwide Enforcement After Alarming Rise in Trench-Related Fatalities

According to a recent press release from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 22 workers have died in the first half of 2022 as a result of the hazards present in trenching and excavation work, prompting OSHA to launch enhanced enforcement initiatives to protect workers. In keeping with its National Emphasis Program for excavations, OSHA compliance officers will perform more than 1,000 trench inspections nationwide where they may visit and inspect any excavation site during their daily duties.

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OSHA Updates Heat Illness, Mental Health, Trench Compliance Resources

On July 13, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its quarterly update on compliance assistance resources. 

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New CDW Report Criticizes Electronic Voting in Union Elections

On July 12, the ABC-led Coalition for a Democratic Workplace issued a new report criticizing unions’ newest efforts to implement electronic voting in union representation elections.

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