ABC NH/VT News

Construction Must Build a Bridge for Support to Prevent Suicide

The complex problem of suicide affects the entire country, though some industries such as construction are disproportionally impacted. Our industry can build a bridge to offer hope and encourage help-seeking across the nation. Read this Construction Executive article for more on this topic. 

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Jennifer Landon Sworn in as Vice President of NAWIC

Jennifer Landon, vice president of education and workforce development at the Associated Builders and Contractors of NH/VT (ABC NH/VT), was sworn in as vice president of the Granite State Chapter of National Women in Construction (NAWIC) for the 2021-2022 term at their 46th Annual Meeting held in September.

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NH and VT Business Relief Programs

Associated Builders and Contractors September 2021 update on NH and VT Business Relief Programs. 

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NHPBS Video Series Designed to Explore Careers in the Trades

Partnering with Associated Builders and Contractors of NH/VT, NHPBS and I Build NH created a series of instructional videos launched this month that will tell the story of the trades through the voice of local tradespeople.

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Recruiting Women Can Solve the Skilled Workforce Shortage

Many women are hesitant to join the construction industry because of a lack of education, training and apprenticeship opportunities. However, this is rapidly changing as an increasing number of industry trade groups and nonprofit organizations develop attainable pathways to entry-level construction jobs.

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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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Are You Ready to Build New Hampshire?

For a generation there’s been talk about the craft worker shortage because fewer and fewer people choose to enter the trades. What was once a concern for dwindling career interest is now a crisis because the average age of today’s skilled tradesperson is 52 years old and only growing grayer.

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Human Resource Training Series For Any Industry

If you are an HR professional, then you are in the business of managing all matters related to employees. Our Employment Law Management Series is a great program for HR professionals!

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In Memory of Mark R. Stebbins

It is with deep sadness that we share that ​Mark Stebbins, Chairman and CEO of PROCON, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on June 17, 2021. 

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Safety Awards & Graduation BBQ

The Associated Builders and Contractors of NH/VT hosted a graduation BBQ on Thursday, June 10 to celebrate the 2021 Construction Safety Awards recipients and graduates of the Future Leaders in Construction and Construction Supervision Certificate programs.

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