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Top 10 reasons to join ABC-NJ

1. business development



2. workforce education (including osha and prevailing wage compliance)



3. political advocacy (legislation and regulations affecting us in New Jersey and Nationally)



4. workforce development



5. networking (opportunities with your Peers in New Jersey, and Nationally as well)



6. NATIONAL & CHAPTER AWARDS PROGRAMS (excellence in construction; national safety awards)



7. member BENEFITS (exclusive benefits include  insurance, vehicles, fuel, shipping & more)  



8. employee benefits (exclusive benefits including Insurance, cell phones, cars,  hotels & More)



9. Industry Best Practices (ABC's Academy for Construction Ethics & Compliance; safety Academy)



10. ONLINE CONTRACTOR SEARCH DIRECTORY






ABC NEWSLINE
Apr 26, 2017
CII’s Annual Conference is the nation’s premiere capital projects conference, bringing together the brightest minds in academia, industry experts and innovative researchers. Discover how CII can help develop your capital projects and build shareholder value for your company. You will hear from a great line-up of some the industry's most dynamic leaders, industry panelists, and keynote speakers. This is an event you can’t afford to miss.
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Apr 26, 2017
The White House rolled out its tax proposal, which aides have billed as “the biggest individual and business tax cut in American history” on April 26. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and National Economic Council Chair Gary Cohn laid out President Trump’s principles for reform from behind the podium, and a one-page document was distributed to the press.
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Apr 26, 2017
Construction Executive (CE) is proud to announce its latest editorial award, a Silver Azbee from the Association of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) for Individual Profile – Mid-Atlantic Region. The article, authored by Managing Editor Lauren Pinch, details the career trajectory and management philosophy of ABC 2016 Chair, David Chapin. The full article can be viewed here. 
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Apr 26, 2017
A new report released by the Empire Center for Public Policy on April 24 found that prevailing wage requirements inflate the cost of publicly funded construction projects in New York by between 13 percent and 25 percent. The varying percentages are based on the area or region of the state. Taxpayers can expect to pay billions in extra costs, given the tens of billions the state plans to spend on public projects over the next five to 10 years.  
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Apr 19, 2017
On April 7, Arkansas Gov.Asa Hutchinson signed a bill repealing the state’s prevailing wage law. The legislation, SB 601 (Act 1068), was approved by the Arkansas House of Representatives on March 30 by a vote of 70-24; the Arkansas Senate passed the bill on March 21 by a bipartisan vote of 28-5. Arkansas is now the 22nd state without a prevailing wage and the second state to take significant action on the issue this year. Kentucky signed a prevailing wage repeal bill into law in January. In 2015, Nevada made significant reforms to its prevailing wage law, while Indiana and West Virginia joined the list of states without a prevailing wage. 
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Annual Programs

​CRABFEST

SAVE THE DATE

7th annual crabfest - September 21, 2017,

Woodstown, nj

Crabfest is the perfect opportunity to:

  • Enjoy good food and camaraderie;
  • Network and build relationships with other members;
  • Bring your employees and show them they are appreciated;
  • Bring your friends and show off your Merit Shop Pride!

Registration Details Coming Soon

ABC-NJ EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION







The 2017 Excellence In Construction Awards Presentation Dinner Will Be Held The Evening Of Our EIC Conference



INTRODUCTION

THE ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS OF NEW JERSEY IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION AWARDS COMPETITION. THE COMPETITION IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE YOUR PROJECT(S) JOIN OTHER MERIT SHOP PROJECTS AND BE RECOGNIZED BY THE ABC AS THE “BEST OF THE BEST” IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. IN DOING SO, THE GOAL IS TO CREATE GREATER AWARENESS BY THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY OF THE QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF WORK BEING PRODUCED BY THE ABC NJ MEMBERS AND CONTINUE TO RAISE THE STANDARDS THROUGHOUT THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.





EIC Submission packets will be available shortly





ABC-NJ Risnychok SCHOLARSHIP




Robert Risnychok ABC Past Presidents Memorial Scholarship

Introduction

Thank you for your interest in the Robert Risnychok Associated Builders & Contractors Past Presidents Memorial Scholarship. As you may know this grant will be presented in 2017 to the high school senior or college student who has been judged the recipient by the Associated Builders and Contractors Association Scholarship Committee.



For your use, below is a link to the application form for the scholarship. Please complete the application and submit it to your high school counselor, after completing the information pertaining to yourself. Your counselor will complete a portion of the application and then return the completed application to our offices.
We remind you that the completed application deadline is Friday, June 9, 2017. The decision of our committee will be announced no later than Friday, June 23, 2017. All scholarship applicants will be informed of the decision of the Scholarship Selection Committee.



Thank you for participating in the Robert Risnychok Associated Builders & Contractors Past Presidents Memorial Scholarship Program for 2017. The individual for whom this scholarship is named was respected by his colleagues as he was one who gave of himself and embraced the value of fair and open competition so that others could benefit in life.




DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM HERE



Questions?

Please contact Dominick Mondi at dmondi@abcnjc.org or (856) 437-4130.