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New York Open-shop Trade Groups Merge

New York Open-shop Trade Groups Merge The state’s largest non-union construction trade organization has expanded after absorbing another trade group. The Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is merging with the New York Construction Alliance (NYCA), according to an ABC statement. NYCA’s leadership will join the Empire State Chapter’s Regional Leadership Committee…

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Major Open Shop Construction Industry Merger in New York State

Major Open Shop Construction Industry Merger in New York State Open shop industry will now speak with one voice: ABC absorbs NYCA Today, the Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the New York Construction Alliance (NYCA) announced that the organizations have completed a major move that will resonate throughout New York…

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What Construction of New Bills Stadium Could Mean for Trade Jobs

What Construction of New Bills Stadium Could Mean for Trade Jobs ABC’s Brian Sampson calls PLA on Bills stadium “a slap in the face to our workers.” Building a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills will create 10,000 construction jobs, according to Gov. Kathy Hochul. The project is expected to cost $1.4 billion with New…

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ABC’s Sampson: NY’s Policies Hurt Business’ Chances of Success

ABC’s Sampson: NY’s Policies Hurt Business’ Chances of Success CLICK FOR VIDEO Construction unemployment rates in New York State have dropped drastically from a year ago, but NY still lags behind 48 states.That’s according to a state-by-state analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. In December 2020, the rate was 15.9%. A year later…

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