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June 23, 2015

"ABC - Building the Carolinas on Merit"   

Amendment Targeting Federal Contractors on Department of Defense Bill Defeated


The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Department of Defense (DoD) Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (H.R. 2685) June 11 without an ABC-opposed provision that would unfairly harm federal contractors and increase costs to taxpayers and the federal government. 


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Build Your Future Scholarship Announced


The Trimmer Construction Education Foundation (TCEF) announced the Build Your Future scholarship June 10 which offers a financial reward to anyone who is currently pursuing craft professional training in the construction industry through a NCCER-accredited program or a state- or federally-approved apprenticeship program in a merit-shop training facility.  


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DOL Regulatory Agenda Released


The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulatory agenda was released on May 21 and lists the priorities of the administration and the rulemakings they expect to release this year. The most recent agenda focuses on overtime requirements, the persuader rule and more.  


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Public Workforce Systems Rulemaking Addressed in Comments


As part of a coalition, ABC submitted comments June 15 to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and U.S. Department of Education (DOE) on proposed rules for the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). ABC and the coalition offered its input in a number of areas where the public workforce system under WIOA can be better aligned with the needs of employers. 


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Spring 2015 OSHA Regulatory Agenda


The latest OSHA regulatory agenda was released on May 21 and lists the priorities of the administration and the rulemakings they expect to release this year regarding rules on silica exposure, recordkeeping and more. 


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Carolinas Construction Conference is Quickly Approaching-Are You Registered?

ABC Carolina's Construction Conference is a 2 1/2 day event, held Thursday evening through Saturday night. The conference location rotates throughout the Carolinas. The conference allows members and non-members to network and learn about issues impacting the industry. Keynote speakers and local representatives speak at breakfasts and events.

August 6th-8th at Belmond Charleston Place - Located at the very heart of downtown Charleston, in the historic district and within walking distance of all the major attractions, Belmond Charleston Place makes every guest feel part of this great Southern city. A gathering point for local society, this luxury hotel blends gentility and old-world charm with a leading-edge spa and innovative cuisine.Renowned as Charleston's finest accommodations, its first class meeting and event facilities are complemented by 'The Club', a private concierge level.Leisure activities include relaxing by the rooftop pool, dining in the award-winning Charleston Grill and browsing the exclusive boutiques.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

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New ABC Members for May
  1. TEI Construction Services Inc.
  2. Concrete & Materials Placement
  3. Trident Construction
  4. Edens EHS
  5. Peters Paint & Wallcovering, Inc.
Executive Club Member of the Month:
Consolidated Electrical Distributors
For learn more information regarding CED, 
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ABC Calendar of Events

June Events


24 - Columbia Social



July Events


8 - PAC Par 3 Golf -Triangle


14 - Prime Time- Triangle


15 - Lowcountry Luncheon


16 - Triad Social


22 - Columbia Luncheon


22 - Fayetteville Social


23 - Charlotte Cornhole Social

ABC Calendar of Training


July Training


12 - NCCER Safety Tech-Clt


13 - First Aid/CPR-Raleigh


14 - OSHA 10 - Charlotte


14 - OSHA 30 - Charlotte


17 - Project Mgmt Series-Clt


17 - First Aid/CPR - Charleston


17 - First Aid / CPR - Charlotte


23 - CQM - New Bern





2015 STEP Applications are due by July 17th!

Awards will be presented a the Annual Safety Conference the 6th Annual Safety Conference on October 1, 2015

Has your company submitted a STEP application?

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 Contact Laura Riley

(704) 367-1331


Contact Information 

Charlotte Office & Carolinas Construction Institute:
610 Minuet Lane
Charlotte, NC 28217
p: 704.367.1331
f: 704.367.1380
Triangle Office:
827 Perry Road
Apex, NC 27502
p: 919.267.6428
f: 919.267.6546
Low Country Office:
1276 Royal Troon Ct.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466 
p: 843.860.3634
f: 888.664.6172


Government Affairs:
827 Perry Road
Apex, NC 27502
p: 919.267.6428
f: 919.267.6546