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

Cuomo and his Surrogates are Pressuring Local Manufacturer to Build with Discriminatory PLA

 Tanner Schmidt  Sunday, March 11, 2018  0

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Empire State Chapter President Brian Sampson blasted Governor Cuomo appointee Howard Zemsky and his team at Empire...

Outdated Union Work Rules Driving Up MTA Costs

 Tanner Schmidt  Wednesday, February 28, 2018  0

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has come under fire of late. It’s been accused of being one the most mismanaged transit authorities in the world...

Prevailing Wage Driving Up MTA Construction Costs

 Tanner Schmidt  Tuesday, February 27, 2018  0

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), has been in the spotlight of late due to astonishing articles published by the New York Times (NYT). The articles...

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