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ABC of Wisconsin Announces Nick Novak as Director of Marketing and Communications

10/30/2015 3:57 PM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin announced the hiring of Nick Novak on Tuesday as Director of Marketing and Communications. Novak will replace Chris Reinhart, who recently retired.
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ABC Celebrates Careers in Construction Month

10/16/2015 11:40 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is celebrating Careers in Construction Month this October by recognizing the investment its members and chapters make each year to attract and train the construction workers of the future.
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ABC Urges Withdrawal of Obama Administration’s 'Blacklisting Proposal’

8/28/2015 8:45 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today submitted comments urging the withdrawal of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Notice of Proposed Guidance (NPG) implementing President Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order (Executive Order 13673), commonly referred to as the blacklisting proposal. Read the rest of entry »

Do you have enough people who can...

7/27/2015 5:00 AM
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Coming this fall to ABC of Wisconsin

7/23/2015 6:12 AM
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Significant changes to Wisconsin’s prevailing wage laws

7/14/2015 11:23 AM
Wisconsin’s prevailing wage laws were significantly changed as part of the recently signed Wisconsin state budget.  This memo details these developments, which will become effective January 1, 2017. Read the rest of entry »

Confined Spaces in Construction

7/10/2015 11:13 AM
On May 4, 2015, OSHA issued a new standard for construction work in confined spaces, which will be effective starting August 3, 2015. Confined spaces can present physical and atmospheric hazards that can be avoided if they are recognized and addressed prior to entering these spaces to perform work.
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DOL Proposed Rule Doubles White Collar Exemption Salary Requirement

7/10/2015 10:53 AM
On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its long awaited proposed rule updating the salary requirements for the executive, administrative and professional employee exemptions (the “white collar worker exemptions”) under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Read the rest of entry »

Why a Career in Construction is Worth the Hard Work You Put In

6/25/2015 6:48 AM
Many construction jobs vary in the type of skills required and type of work you do, but one common factor that goes into being successful in construction is the hard work it takes to complete the job. A career in construction can be challenging, but in the end you get to stand back and look at a project that you completed with your own two hands. Read the rest of entry »

Legislature should repeal prevailing wage law

5/27/2015 1:15 PM
Given labor's most recent television ads, if prevailing wage survives, it will be a vindication of the century-old style of race-baiting that gave birth to the law in the first place. When we think about whether government should have the authority to pick its winners, we should also reflect on its past motives in picking its losers. Read the rest of entry »

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