ABC Keystone Members Save! General Motors & Nissan

Kristi Pronovost The Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

Affinity Program of the Month: Vehicle Discount Programs – General Motors & Nissan   Members utilizing ABC’s Vehicle Discount programs can quickly experience savings reaching into the thousands of dollars. One member saved over $140,000 on vehicles during the last calendar year through ABC’s Vehicle Discount programs! What’s more, these …

The End of an Era

Kristi Pronovost The Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

By: G. David Sload, ABC President-CEO It was September 1981, and a bright young lady entered the offices of the ABC Keystone Chapter to begin what would become a storied career. Cindy Field began as the receptionist, and as I like to call it, the gate keeper of the front …

ABC Keystone’s P-A Connection Pre-Apprenticeship Classes Ready for Successful Futures

Kristi Pronovost Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Blog, The Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

The Chapter’s grant-funded pre-apprenticeship program, P-A Connection, has provided education for a number of future apprentices over the past few months. These students have accomplished several phases of their education, and those that have graduated are now ready for employment. Contact Stephanie at the Chapter office to learn more about …

The Potential Cost of Retaliation in the Workplace (Or, How to Make a Bad Situation Worse)

Kristi Pronovost The Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

By: Thomas R. Davies, ESQ., Partner, Harmon & Davies, P.C. In 2018, retaliation was the cause for more than half (51.6%) of all charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, making retaliation the most common basis for individual filings against employers. Similarly, employees’ claims of retaliation under the Occupational …

Lawmaker Looks to Reform Apprenticeship Ratios

Kristi Pronovost The Merit Shop Advocacy Blog, The Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

By David G. Greineder, IOM, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone In mid-September, the Legislature will be back in session from their summer recess. Top of mind for ABC is continuing our advocacy on legislative proposals that will bring much-needed reform to the State Apprenticeship and Training Program. Reforming the …