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Federal Department of Labor Releases Final Persuader Rule
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its long-anticipated final rule that will drastically redefine “persuader” activity under Section 203 of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA). The final rule is scheduled to take effect on April 25, 2016 and applies to arrangements, agreements, and payments made on or after July 1, 2016. The final persuader rule is likely to be challenged in Congress and the courts.

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Enroll in FedEx Advantage by Sept. 30, and receive a $10 iTunes gift card. Gift cards will be mailed directly to the name on the account.

As an ABC member, you’re entitled to savings of up to 29% on select FedEx® services. ABC is committed to providing value to our members. That’s why we are working with the world’s premier delivery service to bring you the flexibility and reliability of FedEx services at special discounts. We are able to offer members FedEx shipping discounts on select services:

  • 29% off FedEx Priority Overnight® and FedEx Standard Overnight® for envelopes
  • 24% off FedEx Priority Overnight® and FedEx Standard Overnight® for paks and packages
  • Up to 20% off FedEx Ground® and up to 25% off FedEx International Priority®

Don’t miss this great opportunity. It’s easy to sign up or convert your existing FedEx account. Enroll here and enjoy a $10 iTunes gift card.

ABC Is a Proud Partner in Safety Week 2016
Looking for ways to show your commitment to preventing injuries on job sites and promote safety in construction? Join other industry leaders and participate in Safety Week 2016, May 2-6! 

Download the Idea Book for events and activities to hold throughout the week, from commitment pledges and project visits to events and activities that can help you promote safety in your community:
  • Invite OSHA on site to discuss injury statistics and other industry items.
  • Host a Safety Roadshow and invite vendors to showcase new tools and safety equipment.
  • Hold safety training sessions (fall protection, ladder safety, etc.)
Check out the tools and resources available to participants, including a social media toolkit, banner ads and more, and plan your safety week activities today.

New Philadelphia OSHA Requirements
For those who may be unaware by April 1, 2016 All licensed contractors will need to ensure that:
  • All workers performing construction activities, for which permits have been issued, are required to complete OSHA 10 safety training.
  • All contractors licensed under Section 9-1004 of the Philadelphia Code must employ at least 1 Supervisory person who has completed OSHA 30 safety training within the last 5 years
  • Click here for New Safety Training Requirements


Jun 28, 2016
During ABC’s Legislative Week 2016, an ad entitled ABC Members Build America appeared in Politico,  the “must read” daily with 30,000 subscribers whose readers include members of Congress, White House and legislative staffers, lobbyists, and everyone and anyone who follows what’s happening on Capitol Hill. The ad, as well as the charts featured within the ad, have been made available as marketing resources for ABC Members.
Jun 28, 2016
One of the most valuable ABC member benefits is an automatic subscription to the award-winning industry publication, Construction Executive (CE). This top-notch print and digital magazine provides education on all areas of the business of construction, including accounting and finance, business development, legal compliance, sustainability, technology and workforce development.   READ MORE HERE
Jun 22, 2016
About 80 industry executives, suppliers and stakeholders joined ABC members for the second annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit in Washington, D.C., on June 22.The half-day program included sessions on creating value for Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), the benefits of developing joint ventures with MBE partners and the cultural advantages of promoting diversity and inclusion in the industry and in the community.   READ MORE HERE
Jun 22, 2016
During ABC's 2016 Legislative Week, ABC members have had the chance to educate Congress about the issues that affect their businesses and spread the word about the contributions ABC members make to the construction industry. So far, participants have enjoyed the Diversity & Inclusion Summit, the Free Enterprise Alliance Reception and the Young Professionals Symposium. ABC members have meetings with members of Congress on Capitol Hill scheduled for the rest of Legislative Week.    READ MORE HERE
Jun 16, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor announced that the new annual hiring benchmark under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) is 6.9 percent, down slightly from 7 percent in 2015. The act requires federal contractors to take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote and retain veterans.   READ MORE HERE

7/13/2016 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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7/15/2016 7:00 PM
Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelp (map)
Phillies vs. Mets game at Citizens Bank Park at 7:05 PM on Friday, July 15th Join the ABC family in tailgating and attending the Phillies vs. Mets baseball game on Friday, July 15th! Tailgating starts at 5:00 PM and the game starts at 7:05 PM. Tickets are $60, but your ticket also acts as a $12 voucher to spend on anything you want at the stadium. Seats are located by the scoreboard porch under Harry K’s. Brian Wiest will reach out to all attendees prior to the game to confirm the s...

7/20/2016 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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