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

In My Opinion: County should reject Project Labor Agreement

 Joshua Reap  Monday, July 24, 2017  0

By Brian Sampson President, Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors The much-talked about Plattsburgh Airport $40 million construction...

Built by Merit: Profiles of ABC Member Projects

 Joshua Reap  Friday, July 14, 2017  0

W.M. Schultz Construction is a merit shop contractor based out of Ballston Spa, New York and has been a long time member and supporter of ABC. They perform...

As construction safety debate heats up, contracting group acknowledges shift away from unions

 Joshua Reap  Monday, July 10, 2017  0

By Sally Goldenberg  07/05/2017 05:02 AM EDT The city's leading trade organization representing building contractors, historically an ally of construction...

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