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ABC Slams U.S. DOL’s Withdrawal of Trump-era Independent Contractor Final Rule

May 05, 2021

On May 5, the U.S. Department of Labor announced the withdrawal—effective May 6—of the Trump-era independent contractor final rule. While expected, this action is extremely disappointing. ABC strongly supported the Trump DOL final rule, which would have clarified the department’s interpretation of independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act and promoted certainty for employers, independent contractors and employees.

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ABC Partners with Merit Canada in Support of the Merit Shop Philosophy

ABC Feb. 13 signed a joint resolution outlining a partnership and commitment to free enterprise and the merit shop philosophy with Merit Canada, the voice of Canada's eight provincial open shop construction associations. 

New Tools To Help Spread The Merit Shop Message

ABC is providing its members with a set of pro-merit shop messages that can be used to communicate the merit shop philosophy with employees, and new messages have been added to the collection. 

New Tools to Help Spread the Merit Shop Message

ABC is providing its members with a set of pro-merit shop messages that can be used to communicate the merit shop philosophy with employees, and new messages have been added to the collection.

ABC Absorbs Merit Elevators Contractor Association

The ABC National Executive Committee on Sept. 10 voted to absorb the Merit Elevator Contractors Association of America (MECAA) and allow them to operate as an ABC National standing committee.

Pro-Merit Shop Verdict Upheld In Union Picketing, Bannering & Handbilling Case

The merit shop construction industry won a victory on March 29 when a federal court of appeals in Georgia upheld a jury verdict that awarded Fidelity Interior Construction, Suwanee, Ga., with $1.7 million against the Carpenters’ union. The jury found that the Carpenters conducted an illegal “area standards” campaign that included bannering, picketing and handbilling at buildings where Fidelity was, had or might be working. 

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