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January 19, 2016

"ABC - The Construction Association of Choice"   

ABC Workforce Week 2016: World-class Education and Inspirational Keynote Speakers

ABC Workforce Week 2016 features world-class education and top-notch keynote speakers to help you be a better leader and unleash your team's potential.

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Join Us for the 26th Annual Excellence in Construction Awards on March 2

The Excellence in Construction Awards program is the industry's premier competition that recognizes innovative and exemplary merit shop construction projects and world-class safety and diversity programs. 
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President Obama Vetoes Legislation to Rollback Harmful ACA Provisions

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amended version of the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3762) Jan. 6, which would repeal several, job-killing provisions in the Affordable Care Act. The same version of the bill passed the Senate 52-47 in Dec. 2015.

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IRS Extends Deadlines for ACA's 2015 Information Reporting Requirements

A recent Newsline article discussed the upcoming deadlines for the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) 2015 information reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) sections 6055 and 6056. On Dec. 28, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2016-4, which extends the deadlines for the 2015 information reporting requirements, both furnishing to individuals and filing with the IRS.

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OSHA Now Allows Electronic Submissions for Injury and Illness Reporting 

A year after OSHA's new injury and illness reporting requirements went into effect (Jan. 1, 2015); the agency launched a webpage to allow employers to electronically report cases. Employers now have three ways to report incidents: electronically through OSHA's new web portal, www.osha.gov/report; by phone (1-800-321-OSHA or 1-800-321-6742); or by contacting the nearest OSHA Area Office.

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ABC and Business Community Ask for Delay of "Persuader" Rule

ABC, as part of a coalition representing more than 50 employer organizations, sent a letter Dec. 18 to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) urging them to delay issuing the Department of Labor's (DOL) final persuader rule until it finalized a rulemaking scheduled for later this year that will make significant changes to Form LM-21, which employers are required to file when they hire a persuader. The final "persuader" rule is currently under review at OIRA.

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New ABC Members January 2016
  1. PER, Inc.
  2. ABL & Associates
  3. NC 811
Executive Club Member of the Month: 

          Rodgers new
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ABC Calendar of Events


January Events


20 - Lowcountry Luncheon


20 - Upstate Breakfast


21 - Triad Social


26 - Coastal Social


27 - Columbia Luncheon


28 - Charlotte Luncheon



ABC Calendar of Training


January Training


21 - Healthcare Construction & Inspection - Greensboro


25-28 - OSHA 10/30 - Upstate


February Training


22-23 CHST Prep - Charlotte




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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