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NLRB Joint Employer Final Rule Will Harm Small Businesses

Associated Builders and Contractors today released the following statement on the National Labor Relations Board’s joint employer final rule. The final rule rescinds and replaces the ABC-supported 2020 NLRB joint employer final rule, which provided clear criteria for companies to apply when determining their joint employer status. “Unfortunately, the Biden NLRB decided to dramatically…

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Increases in August, Led by Manufacturing and Public Works; Contractors Stay Upbeat

National nonresidential construction spending increased 0.4% in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $1.09 trillion. Spending was up on a monthly basis in 12 of the 16 nonresidential subcategories….

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