What Value Does Your Company Gain From Sponsoring Competitors in ABC’s National Craft Championships (NCC)?

The ABC National Craft Championships fosters a drive for these young competitors to be their best and accomplish more than they thought they could. In doing that, momentum continues to build after the competition for them to reach even greater goals.

OSHA Delays Enforcement of Power Generation Rule

OSHA issued an interim policy that delays enforcement of most new requirements of the Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution and Electrical Protective Equipment final rule for employers that are complying with the existing general industry standard. The final rule took effect July 10 but won’t be enforced until Oct. 31.

Bill Seeks to Block Regulatory Overreach of U.S. Waters

  Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) introduced new bipartisan legislation, Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act (H.R. 5078), in response to a proposed rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers that would redefine “waters of the United States” and expand the scope of federal jurisdiction.

Workforce Development Assessment Tool Now Available

NCCER and the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) collaborated to create the Contractors Workforce Development Assessment (CWDA), a new online tool intended to motivate contractors and subcontractors to invest in training their existing workforces and improve their recruiting capabilities.

OFCCP Proposal Would Require Federal Contractors to Submit Pay Data

A proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) would for the first time require many federal contractors and  subcontractors to submit annual equal pay reports providing summary data on their employee compensation to the DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. The public comment period is open through Nov. 6.

Lessen the Workers’ Comp Burden With an Alternative Staffing Strategy

Many contractors using staffing firms have seen their premium costs  decline because of a reduction in their EMR resulting from a permanent workforce with only the most skilled, tenured and safe employees.

Supplementing BIM With 3-D PDFs Enables Better Communication

What happens when project partners don’t have access to or technical knowledge of solutions leveraging BIM? How can teams make sure that all members—including consultants, engineers, contractors and clients—can contribute to the conversation as early as possible?

Using Technology to Deliver Tomorrow’s Social Infrastructure

Can the AEC industry build on digital momentum to help triangulate a more democratic, cost-efficient and robust model for delivery of social infrastructure—one that insulates it from economic, political and commercial crosswinds?

Widening the App: Developers Extend the Value of Management Software

As the recording, tracking and consumption of data shifts more to the field, look for app development usage to continue to expand, extending the value of a company’s business and operations management software and helping keep everyone working from the same digital page.

What Value Does Your Company Gain From Participating in an ABC Peer Group?

Some examples of our executives gaining invaluable insight include group members acting as sounding boards, sharing contact information and leads, confirming best practices to recruit top talent, assisting with succession planning and helping identify key industry trends.
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