ABC Central Ohio advances and defends merit shop principles and promotes the success of our members and their employees through advocacy, workforce development, safety services, and networking.


We believe MERIT should be the driving force for job selection, evaluation, and awards.

We believe PERFORMANCE should be the basis for pay and promotion.

We believe INTEGRITY should be the foundation for fair and open competition.

Latest News


COVID-19 – Sample Notice of Delay

Sample Notice of Delay Do your contracts require a written notice of delay? While not intended as legal advice, we have attached some sample language that may be useful. Download Sample Here  

House Passes CARES Act/Signed by President 

Dear ABC Central Ohio Member, The CARES Act just passed the House this afternoon by voice vote and is expected to be quickly signed into law by President Trump today. Paycheck Protection Program Overview: The bill authorizes $2 trillion in federal funding for programs...

Sample Safety Manual Language for COVID-19 Issues

Dear ABC Central Ohio Members, As you know, government affairs efforts by our lobbyist Bryan Williams helped keep all current and future construction work listed as “Essential” when the Ohio Department of Health issued its recent Stay at Home Order.  We’re...

New Coronavirus Relief Laws Require Paid Employee Leave 

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Congress enacted a bill providing various forms of relief, including two separate laws mandating that employers give employees paid leave for specified purposes related to COVID-19. The legislation was signed into...

COVID-19 Update March 24

Dear ABC Central Ohio Member, I have received several calls during the past 48-hours asking whether Ohio’s Stay at Home Order requires employees to produce “papers” verifying they are employed by a company engaged in Essential Business Activities. I suspect that many...

Upcoming Events


ABC Central Ohio Apprenticeship and OCA Graduation
The Boat House at Confluence Park
6:00 pm
46th Annual Golf Tournament of ABC Central Ohio
Ohio State University Scarlet Course
Excellence In Construction / STEP Awards
The Wells Barn at Franklin Park Conservatory
6:00 pm

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