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December 8, 2015

"ABC - The Construction Association of Choice"   

NCC Intent to Compete Deadline Extended to Dec. 15

The National Craft Championships (NCC) is seeing an overwhelming demand for the 2016 competition and intents-to-compete currently number more than 200. With the intent deadline immediately following the busy Thanksgiving holiday, the NCC Committee wants to ensure all chapters and contractors have the opportunity to participate and is extending the deadline to Dec. 15. Some competitions may already have reached their maximum, so contact Lisa Nardone for wait-list information.  
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ABC National Tax Panel Hits Capitol Hill

On Nov. 17, the ABC National Tax Advisory Group (TAG) gathered in Washington, D.C., to advocate for the tax priorities of merit shop contractors and the broader construction industry. TAG members from the Eastern Pennsylvania, Florida East Coast, Central Florida, and Georgia chapters were in attendance as the group met with senior staff representing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the Senate Finance Committee, and key members of the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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Register Now for ABC's 2016 Workforce Week

ABC members can now register for the 2016 Workforce Week, to be held March 1-4, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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DOL Issues Proposed Rule Revising EEO Framework For National Apprenticeship Act

The Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule revising the equal employment opportunity regulatory framework for the National Apprenticeship Act on Nov. 6. Current regulations prohibit discrimination in registered apprenticeship programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, and sex. The proposed rule updates the equal opportunity standards to include age (40 or older), genetic information, sexual orientation and disability among the protected base that cannot be discriminated against. It requires sponsors to take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in the registered apprenticeship programs.

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Overtime, Blacklisting, and Persuader Rules Addressed in DOL Regulatory Agenda

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its latest regulatory agenda on Nov. 20. The agenda lists the priorities of the administration and the rulemakings they expect to release in 2016, their final year. An update on rulemakings affecting the construction industry is below.

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New ABC Members for November
  1. Absolute Fire Control, Inc.
  2. Williams Fire Sprinkler
  3. Job Ready Services LLC
  4. Seretta Construction Mid-Atlantic, LLC
  5. EMH&T
  6. SmartCore Electric
  7. WBM Group, PLLC
  8. Interstate Electric Co. LLC
New ABC Members for December
  1. W.O. Grubb Crane Rental
Executive Club Member of the Month: 

       Rodgers new
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ABC Calendar of Events


December Events


9 - Toys for Tots Social-Triangle


10 - Toys for Tots Social - Triad


15 - Toys for Tots Social/Oyster Roast - Coastal


16 - Upstate Holiday Social


16 - Columbia Holiday Social


17 - Toys for Tots Social-Charlotte




ABC Calendar of Training


December Training


9 - OSHA 10-Charlotte


9 - OSHA 30 - Charlotte


16 - OSHA 30 - Charlotte





Only 2 weekends remain until the holidays are here!!!

Join us for our December Holiday Socials

Please remember to bring a toy for a child in need!

Check out our December calendar on our website for details.


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Contact Information 

Charlotte Office & Carolinas Construction Institute:
610 Minuet Lane
Charlotte, NC 28217
p: 704.367.1331
f: 704.367.1380
Triangle Office:
821 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:
821 Perry Road
Apex, NC 27502
p: 919.267.6428
f: 919.267.6546