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Safety Week Begins Today

Valued Member,Safety on a construction site goes far beyond reducing injuries. It’s about coming together to protect one another and make sure we get home safely every night. The construction industry is considered one of the most dangerous employment sectors for American workers. That’s why today marks the beginning of a week long campaign to [...]

Safety Week Begins Today2019-05-06T10:54:17-04:00

New York Ranks 47th for Construction Business Climate, According to ABC Scorecard

Construction contractors in New York continue to struggle to do business, according to 2018 state rankings released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). “Building America: The Merit Shop Scorecard” reviews and ranks state-specific information significant to the success of the commercial and industrial construction industry.

New York Ranks 47th for Construction Business Climate, According to ABC Scorecard2018-12-03T14:52:50-04:00

The Empire Chapter releases its second round of 2018 candidate endorsements

The Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, representing more than 425 merit shop contractors across New York State, through its Political Action Committee announced its second round of 2018 candidate endorsements.

The Empire Chapter releases its second round of 2018 candidate endorsements2018-10-25T14:56:55-04:00

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

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Empire State Chapter President Brian Sampson blasted Governor Cuomo appointee Howard Zemsky and his team at Empire State Development Corp (ESDC). for pressuring Athenex leadership to place a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) on the construction of their new plant in Dunkirk.

Cuomo and his Surrogates are Pressuring Local Manufacturer to Build with Discriminatory PLA2018-09-18T17:54:00-04:00

Outdated Union Work Rules Driving Up MTA Costs

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. These accusations arise from the MTA being plagued by construction delays and high costs. However, being that all construction on NYC subways has to be 100% completed by union labor, [...]

Outdated Union Work Rules Driving Up MTA Costs2018-09-18T19:38:26-04:00