Carolinas Blueprint







12/22/2015 - Deadlines Looming for ACA Employer Mandate and Reporting Requirements

12/08/2015 - NCC Intent to Compete Deadline Extended to Dec. 15

11/24/2015 - The Project of the Year Winners Announced at 2015 Excellence in Construction Awards Night
11/10/2015 - Are You Going to be There When the Project of the Year Winners are Announced?

10/13/2015 - National Business Groups Invite Presidential Candidates to Speak to Members

09/29/2015 - NC House and Senate Approve Budget Preserving State Apprenticeship Program

09/15/2015 - More Than 900 ABC Members Urge DOL to Withdraw Proposed Overtime Rule

09/01/2015 - Claim Your Spot at the 2016 National Craft Championships

08/18/2015 - Senators Urge Agencies to Withdraw "Blacklisting" Rules For Federal Contractors

08/04/2015 - Labor Department Issues New Guidance Targeting Worker Misclassification

07/021/2015 - Washington Nationals Honor National Craft Champions

07/07/2015 - Obama Increases Minimum Salary Level for Overtime Pay

06/23/2015 - Amendment Targeting Federal Contractors on Department of Defense Bill Defeated

06/09/2015 - ENR Lists ABC Members as Top Contractors of the Year

05/26/2015 - Special Guest for ABC's Legislative Week Announced

05/12/2015 - Budget Passes with Language Restricting PLAs

04/28/2015- Why the President's Blacklisting Executive Order Won't Work

04/14/2015 - NLRB's 'Ambush' Election Rule Set to Take Effect April 14
03/31/2015 - Congress Passes Bill to Block NLRB's Ambush Election Rule

03/17/2015 - ABC of the Carolinas Wins Coveted National Mullan Award
0‚Äč3/03/2015 - Why Failing to Invest in Technology is Actually Costing You

02/17/2015 - Meet ABC

02/03/2015 - Contractors Required to Post OSHA 300A Form by Feb 1

01/20/2015 - House Passes Bill to Dismantle Obamacare


12/02/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Holley to Lead ABC in 2015

11/18/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Midterm Elections End in Senate Majority for GOP

11/04/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Workforce Hearing Allows ABC Member to Speak on Industry Needs

10/21/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Employer Alert: Summary of Health Care Law Requirements Now Available

10/07/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Construction's Top Safety Awards Presented at Annual Conference

09/23/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Voter Resource Encourages ABC Members to Prepare for Elections

09/09/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Don't Wait Until November to Get to Know Your Legislators

08/26/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Construction Backlog is on the Rise

08/12/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Construction Industry Endorses Nikki Haley For Governor

07/22/14 Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Announces its Partnership with Strategic Value Media

07/08/2014 Carolinas Blueprint - Governor Haley, Senator Scott, and Hootie & The Blowfish to Highlight ABC Carolinas Construction Conference

06/24/14 Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Recognizes Legislators with Merit Shop Defenders Award

06/10/14 Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Voices Support for Workforce Development Legislation

05/27/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Construction Industry Endorses Thom Tillis For Senate

05/13/14 Carolinas Blueprint - ABC and Tradesmen International Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

04/29/14 Carolinas Blueprint - Craft Instructor of the Year Award Goes to North Carolina Electrician

04/15/14 Carolinas Blueprint - U.S. District Court Rules Against Davis-Bacon Expansion

04/01/14 Carolinas Blueprint - ABC and CNA Announce Workplace Safety Themes for 2014

03/18/14 Carolinas Blueprint - More Than 900 Members Tell OSHA to Withdraw Electronic Recordkeeping Proposal

03/04/14 Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Members Named in Fortune's Top 100 Companies to Work For 

02/18/14 Carolinas Blueprint - B.D. Rodgers Jr., Chairman of Rodger Builders, Inc. Passed Away on Friday, February 14, 2014

02/04/14 Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Announces the "ABC Brokke Award"

01/21/14 Carolinas Blueprint - South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson to Speak at Columbia Luncheon on January 22

01/07/14 Carolina Blueprint - Dan Brodbeck Elected to Lead ABC; Phil Hoppman Elected as Chairman-Elect


12/10/13 - Carolinas Blueprint - Letter From ABC President

11/26/13 - Carolinas Blueprint - Adams Electric Company and Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC Awarded Projects of the Year at EIC

11/12/13 - Carolinas Blueprint - Despite Opposition, Senate Confirms Controversial NLRB General Counsel Nominee

10/29/13 - Carolinas Blueprint - 12th Annual Excellence in Construction Awards Banquet

10/15/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Members to Discuss How They Deliver Quality at Industrial Users Summit

10/1/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Slams DOL 'Persuader' and NLRB 'Ambush' Proposals in Response to House Hearing

09/17/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - Safety Conference-Breakout Sessions Announced

09/3/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - OFCCP Issues Final Rules on Affirmative Action for Federal Contractors

08/20/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Members and Board of Directors Recognize their Peers

08/6/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - White House Plan Would Mean Billion Dollar Tax Hike for Contractors, Small Businesses

07/23/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - NC Governor Pat McCrory Signs ABC's Anti-PLA Bill into Law

07/9/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - Health Care Employer Mandate Tax Penalties Delayed Until 2015

06/25/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - ABC testifies that Davis-Bacon Act Inflates the Cost of Federal Construction

06/11/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - SC Governor Nikki Haley Signs ABC's Anti-PLA Bill into Law 

05/28/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - OSHA Issues New Resources on Hazard Communication Requirements

05/14/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Congratulates National Craft Championships Winners

04/30/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - OSHA States Union can Represent Nonunion Employees During Inspections

04/16/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Calls Out NLRB, DOL Actions and PLAs During House Hearing

04/2/2013 -Carolinas Blueprint - House Passes ABC-Supported Job Training Reform Bill

03/20/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - Employment Report Shows Job Growth in All Significant Construction Sectors

03/5/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - ABC Wins National Growth Award - Announces 15-Year Anniversary

02/19/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - Launches Academy for Construction Ethics, Compliance & Best Practices

02/05/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - Bill Would Guarantee Open Competition on Federal Construction

01/22/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - OSHA Agenda Lists Actions on I2P2, Confined Spaces and Silica

01/08/2013 - Carolinas Blueprint - Congress Passes Year-End Tax Compromise, Delays Spending Cuts

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