Senate Bill 825 would require the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to sign a 10-year community workforce agreement (Project Labor Agreement) for all construction of $500,000 or more. PLAs discourage 82 percent of the entire construction workforce from competing on projects.
Is Senate Bill 825 greased for passage regardless of its manifest flaws? Senate Bill 825 would require the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to sign a 10-year community workforce agreement (Project Labor Agreement) for all construction of $500,000 or more.
By: Michele Daugherty The Legislature has adjourned for the year and Governor Brown has until this Friday to decide on the remaining stack of bills that have arrived on his desk. If last year, policy-wise, was considered the “Year of the Highway” with marked transportation reforms, 2017 has clearly been regarded as the “Year of …
ABC NorCal Chapter is proud to honor 25 of our distinguished members with the 2017 Safety Training Evaluation Process Awards for their commitment to safety in the workplace. Here are some terrific media stories about some of our great honorees: Central Valley Business Journal (C.T. Brayton & Sons/Escalon, Diede Construction/Lodi, SJRRSS, Inc./Stockton, Menghetti Construction/Modesto) https://cvbj.biz/2017/07/17/three-area-builders-receive-safety-award/ …
On Tuesday, July 11, State Center Community College District (SCCCD) in partnership with the Associated Builders and Contractors Northern California Chapter will hold a Job Fair to help place recent SCCCD graduates of a 12-week Building Trades Boot Camp into entry level construction jobs.
ABC Northern California Members and staff journeyed to Washington D.C. to join forces with 400 other members and friends for ABC’s Annual Legislative Day on June 22, 2017.
On Friday, April 7, the State Center Community College District in partnership with the Associated Builders and Contractors Fresno Area Regional Council will host a joint Job Fair to help place recent SCCCD graduates of a 12 week Building Trades Boot Camp into entry level construction jobs. During the course, students received training in trade …
Today, 30 students from Linden High School’s construction technology, advanced construction technology and design build classes visited ABC NorCal’s training facility to learn first hand about the exciting world of apprenticeship during national apprenticeship week.
On Saturday, November 5, 2016, Associated Builders and Contractors Northern California (ABC NorCal) held its 2nd annual Craft Competition to determine who would represent Northern California at the ABC National Craft Championships (NCC) in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 2017.
For the past four decades, ABC NorCal has been the voice of the merit shop, advocating for fair and open competition in the construction industry. ABC NorCal got its start in 1976, providing business and advocacy services to open shop contractors and other industry professionals.