ABC PA and 20 Construction, Consulting and Design Industries Join Forces in Request to Recognize Residential and Commercial Construction as a Life Sustaining Business

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ABC PA joined forces with 20 construction, consulting, and design industries to ask the Governor to recognize residential and commercial construction as a life sustaining business.  See the joint statement below: March 25, 2020 RE: Joint request to recognize residential and commercial construction as a life sustaining business Governor Tom …

Coronavirus Resources for Employers – A Legislative Update

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By: David G. Greineder, IOM, Director of Government Affairs The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted businesses around the world.  In response, the U.S. Congress and Trump Administration are working on a series of legislative “packages” to assist the healthcare industry, individuals, and businesses. The first bill to reach the President’s …

The More the Merrier

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

By: Austin Cawley, ABC Keystone, Government Affairs Coordinator Harrisburg, PA—ABC PA members from across the Commonwealth gathered in the Capitol Building to participate in a hearing on apprenticeship. To the astonishment of many, the hearing room was packed with ABC PA members and our friends with the Independent Electrical Contractors …

ABC PA Calls on Committee to End Discrimination Against the Merit Shop on Apprenticeship Ratio Rules

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Contact: David G. Greineder, IOM Director of Government Affairs (717) 653-8106 or davidg@abcpa.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2019 (HARRISBURG, PA.) This statement can be attributed to the five chapters that make up the Associated Builders and Contractors of Pennsylvania (ABC PA): Central Pennsylvania Chapter; Cumberland Valley Chapter; Eastern …

ABC PA Slated to Appear at Public Hearing on Pennsylvania’s Apprenticeship Law

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By: David G. Greineder, IOM, ABC Keystone Director of Government Affairs On December 17, in Harrisburg, the House Labor & Industry Committee will hold a public hearing on the state’s outdated and discriminatory apprenticeship law. We are encouraged and applaud committee Chairman Jim Cox (R-Berks) for calling this hearing and …