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Survey on the Family and Medical Leave Act

In July, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued a Request for Information on the regulations implementing the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and we ask you to provide your thoughts on the challenges with the implementation of the FMLA. ABC...

ABC Endorses President Trump for Reelection

Associated Builders and Contractors is proud to announce its endorsement of President Donald J. Trump for reelection. In a letter to the president, ABC President and CEO Michael D. Bellaman and ABC 2020 National Chair Tim Keating, owner and president of R. C. Stevens...

SBA & Treasury Issue Additional PPP Guidance

Last week the SBA and Treasury released the Interim Final Rule - Treatment of Owners and Forgiveness of Certain Nonpayroll Costs.   The First Loan Forgiveness Rule capped the amount of loan forgiveness for payroll compensation attributable to an owner-employee to...

Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise Again in July, Says ABC

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11—Construction input prices rose 1.9% in July over the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractorsanalysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input...

Nonresidential Construction Employment Falls in July

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7—The construction industry added 20,000 jobs on net in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. During the last three months, the industry has added 639,000...