Waiving the White Flag: PennDOT Withdraws Appeal of Commonwealth Court’s Markley Street PLA Decision

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By Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone In 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) took an innovative step and announced that they would be attempting to use a project labor agreement (PLA), requiring bidders to hire from prescribed union halls, rather than use their own employees. The trial …

ABC Keystone Chapter Celebrates Women in Construction Week 2019

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The Keystone Chapter is pleased to be represented by these women in construction and many more in throughout our membership. Join us in celebrating Women in Construction Week 2019! Stephanie L. Schmidt, President, Poole Anderson Construction, LLC Melissa Turano, Plumbing 1, Protech Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Maria Sholly, Plumbing 3, Frey …

ABC PA Announces Support for Workforce Development Efforts

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Contact: Brent Sailhamer Director of Government Affairs, ABC PA 717.653.8106 or brent@abcpa.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 21, 2019 (HARRISBURG, PA.) Today, the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Pennsylvania applauded the efforts of both Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania legislature to address the Commonwealth’s workforce development needs through …

ABC Keystone Receives PASmart Pre-Apprenticeship Grant Increasing No-cost Trade Education Opportunities for 20 Area Youth, Returning Citizens, and the Underemployed

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 21, 2019 (MANHEIM, PA.) Associated Builders & Contractors – Keystone Chapter (ABC Keystone) was recently awarded a $67,182 PASmart Pre-Apprenticeship Grant through the PA Department of Labor & Industry to create the Lancaster-Berks Construction …

All ‘bout Construction (AbC) Camp for Girls Coming to ABC Keystone!

Kristi Pronovost Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

On January 10, 2019, Gov. Tom Wolf announced the winning submissions for Business-Education Partnership (BEP) grants, which are federally funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act, WIOA. The Lancaster County Workforce Development Board was awarded $90,000 to provide local students with more opportunities to participate in work-based training programs …