The Voice of New York's Merit Shop

We are the voice of the merit shop in NY. Our members simply want to compete for work on a level playing field.  It's that simple. And our team at the Empire Chapter works each and every day to make sure that’s possible. We also work to ensure that you have access to top notch educational programs that will provide you with the trained, knowledgeable workforce that you need to compete in this ever changing industry. Simply put, ABC helps keep your business moving. We could not accomplish any of this without your investment in us. You recognize the importance of a unified voice that protects your interests and looks out for you. ABC  Empire State understands that your dollars are hard earned, and we work to leverage and maximize every dollar you invest in us to increase your return on investment. Thank you for your investment. You have my word that your Empire State will continue to grow. Our collective voice is going to get a lot louder. -Brian Sampson

Associated Builders & Contractors Issues Statement on Mayor David’s PLA Veto

 Brian Noonan  Tuesday, December 01, 2015  0

Associated Builders & Contractors Empire State Chapter President Brian Sampson issued a statement today on Mayor David’s veto of a Project Labor Agreement...

Jeb Bush Addresses ABC Member Concerns

 Brian Noonan  Monday, November 30, 2015  0

Presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addressed and responded to questions from members of a coalition of major nationwide business...

PLA Vote in Binghamton

 Brian Noonan  Tuesday, November 17, 2015  0

The fight over whether to attach a PLA on the $300 million dollar Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant construction project comes to a...

Election Summary

 Brian Noonan  Tuesday, November 10, 2015  0

Overall, we had a successful election cycle, with 80% of our endorsed candidates coming out victorious. Here is a highlight of some important races from...

ABC Endorsed Candidates

 Brian Noonan  Tuesday, November 03, 2015  0

List of ABC endorsed candidates

ABC Letter to Binghamton City Council Fact Checking Misinformation

 Brian Noonan  Tuesday, November 03, 2015  0

As you are aware, we have attended your last few council meetings and work sessions to speak out against a proposed Project Labor Agreement on the Joint...

ABC, Empire State Calls on NYC Comptroller Stringer to Investigate Misrepresentation of Membership Numbers of Carpenters Union

 Brian Noonan  Tuesday, October 20, 2015  0

ABC Empire State President Brian Sampson wrote to NYC Comptroller Stringer to urge him to investigate whether the NYC District Council of Carpenters...

ABC, Empire State Calls For Study on Effects on PLA's

 Brian Noonan  Tuesday, October 20, 2015  0

ABC, Empire State President Brian Sampson calls for Governor Cuomo to study the effects of PLA's.

Metro/Long Island Triple Safety Training Class

 Brian Noonan  Tuesday, October 20, 2015  0

Metro/Long Island will be offering a Triple Safety Training Class Covering: Back Safety Ladder Safety Head Injury Protection

Unshackle Upstate and the Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors Endorse Fred Akshar for State Senate

 Brian Noonan  Tuesday, October 20, 2015  0

ROCHESTER, NY – Unshackle Upstate, through its political action  committee UPAC, and the Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, formally...

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