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ABC NorCal recognizes 126 non-union construction apprentice graduates

Non-union apprentice graduates hailing from the greater northern California – from Fresno, Oakland, Stockton, Auburn to Windsor and Hayward – were recognized on March 25 for their achievement in successfully completing the Associated Builders and Contractors Northern California Chapter (ABC NorCal) Apprenticeship Program.

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Davis-Bacon Act

Biden’s Proposed Davis-Bacon Act Reforms Are More Pork for Special Interests

Associated Builders and Contractors today released the following statement from Ben Brubeck, ABC vice president of regulatory, labor and state affairs, in reaction to the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed rule, Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations. The 1931 Davis-Bacon Act and related regulations require contractors and subcontractors that perform work on federal and federally funded construction projects to pay a government-determined prevailing wage and benefit rate on an hourly basis to on-site construction workers.

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ABC Cheers Supreme Court OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate Ruling

Associated Builders and Contractors today applauded the U.S. Supreme Court for reinstating the stay on the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard, which applies to employers with 100 or more employees. On behalf of the construction industry, ABC filed one of the emergency appeals to the Supreme Court leading to this successful outcome.

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