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Andrew DeVito

ABC Slams President Biden’s Veto of Congressional Resolution to Nullify NLRB Joint Employer Rule

Associated Builders and Contractors today issued the following statement criticizing President Joe Biden’s veto of H.J. Res 98, the Joint Employer Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval, which would have nullified the ABC-opposed rule issued by the National Labor Relations Board in 2023 and prevented promulgation of a similar rule in the future….

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ABC Safety Report: Construction Companies Can Be Nearly 6 Times Safer Than the Industry Average Through Best Practices

Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the findings from its 2024 Safety Performance Report, an annual guide to construction jobsite health and safety best practices. The report is unveiled to coincide with Construction Safety Week, May 6-10. The annual safety report also provides a comprehensive understanding of the impact of deploying ABC’s STEP Safety Management…

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ABC Denounces FTC’s Blanket Ban on Noncompete Clauses

Associated Builders and Contractors today issued the following statement opposing the Federal Trade Commission’s final rule to ban noncompete clauses. The FTC voted 3-2 to issue the final rule today. “The final rule to ban all noncompete agreements nationwide—except existing noncompetes for senior executives—is a radical departure from hundreds of years of legal precedent,” said…

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ABC: Construction Materials Prices Increase 0.4% in March

Construction input prices increased 0.4% in March compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices also increased 0.4% for the month. Both overall and nonresidential construction input prices…

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