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ABC members gain the knowledge and representation needed to protect their companies from unfair and anti-competitive business practices. ABC's merit shop philosophy and fair and open competition political agenda ranks among the main reasons why companies join and remain in ABC.

"Merit Shop" is a way of doing business in which companies reward employees based on performance and encourage them to reach their highest level of achievement, and in which contracts are awarded based on safety, quality, and value, regardless of labor affiliation."

For more information about what ABC is doing to fight for your right to work in Ohio, view our Issues briefing page, or contact Bryan Williams, ABC of Ohio lobbyist, at (614) 359-4846.

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Recent News:

Senate Committee Approves ABC-supported Nominees to the NLRB

On July 19, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) approved the nominations of Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel to...

Court Rules Jersey City PLA Requirement Violates NLRA

Last month, the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey found that a 2007 Jersey City ordinance requiring project labor agreements (PLAs) on...

Construction Input Prices Tick Higher in June; Crude Petroleum Prices Rebound

July 13--Construction input prices rose 0.2 percent in June, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated ...

EPA Proposes to Rescind Obama-era WOTUS Rule

On June 27, the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Army and Army Corps of Engineers announcedthey are proposing to rescind the 2015 Clean...

Burdensome Section 2704 Regs in IRS Crosshairs

The Internal Revenue Service last week identified the proposed Section 2704 regulations concerning the valuation of family businesses among eight unduly...

Broad Business Coalition Seeks Rollback of New Joint Employer Standard

Coalition to Save Local Businesses Executive Director Michael Layman released the below statement on today’s House Education and the Workforce full committee...

U.S. Labor Market Resurgent in June; Construction Adds 16,000 Jobs

National construction employment added 16,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in June, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau...

Despite Lofty Backlog, Nonresidential Construction Spending Remains Stagnant in May, Says ABC

WASHINGTON, July 3 - Nonresidential construction spending expanded by 0.3 percent on both a monthly and yearly basis in May and stands at $714.3 billion...

National Craft Champions, CIOY and COPY Honored in Washington, D.C.

ABC's 2017 National Craft Championships gold medalists, Craft Instructor of the Year and Craft Professional of the Year were honored before an audience...

ABC Members Build America

During ABC's Legislative Week 2017, an ad entitled ‘ABC Members Build America’ was released via social media. The ad features updated information on the...

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