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ABC: Final OSHA Worker Walkaround Rule Is Bad Policy, Does Not Prioritize Workplace Safety

Associated Builders and Contractors today issued the following statement opposing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process final rule, which allows employees to choose a third-party representative, such as an outside union representative or community organizer, to accompany an OSHA safety inspector into nonunion workplaces during site inspections. “Now,…

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ABC Urges Biden Administration To Withdraw Its Illegal, Ineffective and Costly Apprenticeship Proposed Rule

Associated Builders and Contractors submitted comments on March 18 on the U.S. Department of Labor’s controversial proposed rule overhauling regulations related to government-registered apprenticeship programs, or GRAPs. In more than 40 pages of comments, ABC urged the DOL to withdraw the illegal and misguided provisions of the proposal that will unnecessarily increase costs and…

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ABC Celebrates Award-Winning Construction Projects, National Contractor of the Year and Safety and Diversity Excellence in the Industry

Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the Excellence in Construction,® Safety Excellence and Inclusion, Diversity and Merit Excellence award winners and the Contractor of the Year. The winners were announced and honored at the 34th annual EIC Awards Gala during ABC Convention 2024 in Orlando, Florida, on March 14. ABC Unveils 91 Best Construction Projects…

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ABC Announces Its 2024 Craft Instructor, Craft Professional and Young Professional of the Year

Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the honorees of its 2024 national Construction Workforce Awards, which includes Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professional of the Year and Young Professional of the Year. These individuals play critical roles in shaping the future of the construction industry by highlighting construction as…

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ABC: Workforce Development Study Shows Members Invested $1.5 Billion in Construction Workforce Education

Associated Builders and Contractors member contractors invested more than $1.5 billion to provide nearly 1.3 million course attendees with craft, leadership and safety education in 2022, according to its 2023 Workforce Development Survey, down from $1.6 billion in 2021. The annual assessment quantifies the scope of ABC members’ workforce development…

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