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From the monthly archives: September 2016

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'September 2016'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

How to Maximize the Auto Dealership Experience

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 45 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Chris Dyer, Small Business Sales Specialist, FCA US LLC
Category:    
PRESENTED BY ABC's BUSINESS PARTNER - FCA US LLC



WEBINAR DESCRIPTION 
Find out how Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) members can get the best available deal on the right work vehicle and in the most efficient way possible as FCA US LLC Small Business Specialist Chris Dyer provides insight into the vehicle-buying process.

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Associated Builders and Contractors Applauds Passage of House Bill to Delay Overtime Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 29–Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives passage of legislation that would delay implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division’s costly and burdensome final overtime rule. The bill, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (H.R. 6094), passed the House with bipartisan support by a vote of 246-177 on Sept. 28.

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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 48 States in August

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 29— August not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates improved in 48 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The national NSA construction unemployment rate of 5.1 percent was 1 percent lower than a year ago, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), producing the lowest August construction unemployment rate on record. BLS data also showed that the industry employed 183,000 more people than in August 2015.

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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 48 States in August

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 29— August not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates improved in 48 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The national NSA construction unemployment rate of 5.1 percent was 1 percent lower than a year ago, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), producing the lowest August construction unemployment rate on record. BLS data also showed that the industry employed 183,000 more people than in August 2015.

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ABC Travel Teams Hitting the Road this Election Season

As Election Day approaches, ABC National is ramping up efforts to ensure that the voice of the merit shop is heard loud and clear in battleground states on Nov. 8. Funded by the Free Enterprise Alliance, ABC’s travel teams supplement the association’s broader political advocacy efforts by engaging in member education and get-out-the-vote efforts in concert with ABC chapters and members ahead of the 2016 election. ABC’s travel teams will be on the ground throughout the fall in several states including Florida and Pennsylvania, but the size and scope of our efforts are not limited to select swing states.

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House Passes the ABC-supported REVIEW Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed ABC-supported legislation to mitigate the impact of certain costly and burdensome regulations on Sept. 21. The Require Evaluation before Implementing Executive Wishlists (REVIEW) Act of 2016 (H.R. 3438) passed by a bipartisan vote of 244-180. The bill was introduced by Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Subcommittee Chairman Tom Marino (R-Pa.) and cosponsored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.).

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Will Intelligent Specs Change Your Business?

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Watch Now
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Jason Norris, Strategic Advisor, Procore Technologies, Inc.
Category: Training and Education  
PRESENTED BY ABC's NATIONAL EVENT SPONSOR - PROCORE

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Dive into the latest new release, Intelligent Specs, with Procore’s Strategic Advisor, Jason Norris. Gain time (and space on your shelves) as we walk you through the latest technology designed to reduce waste and increase collaboration.

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David Allen Co., Elzinga & Volkers Earn AQC Designations

David Allen Company Inc. of Raleigh, N.C., a member of ABC’s Carolinas chapter, and Elzinga & Volkers Inc. of Holland, Mich., a member of ABC’s Western Michigan chapter, have been awarded Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) status by ABC.  

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Beam Club at Leadership Week

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Beam Club, ABC National Board and Committee members along with all Leadership Week attendees are invited to a celebratory reception following the board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 5-6:30 p.m.  Meet and raise a glass to the members wearing burgundy blazers, who are being honored for their dedication to growing ABC over the years with 50, 100, even 200 members recruited!

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