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Celebrating Safety and Future Leaders in Construction

ABC NH/VT was honored to host a celebration on June 2 recognizing the accomplishments of graduates and participants from the chapter's education and Safety Awards programs. "It’s great to see so many of our members invest in their workforce and be committed to creating a safety culture of excellence," said Joshua Reap, ABC NH/VT president.

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Offer Benefits for Fathers in Construction to Improve Employee Retention

The challenge of finding employees is real across all aspects of the economy, but is particularly severe for the construction industry, which has seen continued significant growth from low interest rates, stimulus monies, increasing real estate values and pandemic inspired projects. The challenge of finding employees, let alone skilled employees, is likely to continue into the foreseeable future. Construction companies need to adapt to this new normal and offer what employees what they truly want.

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Have You Considered Running for Office?

ABC NH/VT members – Consider running for office! There is always room for a smart, accomplished and principled member of the construction industry to serve in Concord.

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Workforce Recruitment Events - NH

Is your company looking for opportunities to connect with students interested in entering the trades? Browse this list of upcoming career fairs.

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ABC Members Invested $1.6 Billion in Construction Workforce Education to Upskill 1.3 Million in 2021

Associated Builders and Contractors member contractors invested $1.6 billion to provide more than 1.3 million course attendees with craft, leadership and safety education in 2021.

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ABC NH/VT Member Companies Are Six Times Safer Than the Construction Industry Average

ABC has studied how to improve construction jobsite safety through STEP since 1989. Participating ABC member firms measure their safety processes and policies on key components and criteria for best practices through a detailed questionnaire, with the goal of implementing or enhancing safety programs that reduce jobsite incident rates.

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Biden’s Union Giveaway is a Lose-Lose for Taxpayers and NH & VT Hardhats

President Joe Biden’s visit to New Hampshire on Tuesday to tout the benefits of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill will be celebrated by construction union bosses who stand to gain from controversial Biden administration policies. These overreaching policies will cost taxpayers a fortune while undermining critical taxpayer investments in America’s infrastructure.

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Taxpayers Beware: Biden’s Union-Only Policies Undermine Infrastructure Investments

President Joe Biden’s visit to New Hampshire on Tuesday to tout the benefits of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill will be celebrated by construction union bosses who stand to gain from controversial Biden administration policies. Yet these overreaching policies are and will cost taxpayers a fortune while undermining critical taxpayer investments in America’s infrastructure.

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The Power of Mental Health Awareness in the Construction Industry

Despite advances in awareness, prevention, intervention and treatment, talking about mental health conditions and suicide prevention is a difficult topic among construction workers.

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Top Granite State Business Leaders Call on Senators Shaheen, Hassan to Reconsider Support of Pending Federal Labor Laws

New Hampshire business leaders fear that the PRO Act will cause irreparable damage to the state’s economy by harming small and local business as they attempt to navigate a fragile economic recovery. They also say the PRO Act would force employers to hand over private employee information to union organizers and subject them to unwanted harassment at their homes.

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