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Uncertainty follows prevailing wage repeal

Execs unsure how Senate vote will affect current bids on construction labor.

June 15, 2018
The Michigan Senate voted June 6 to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law, and while the decision evokes praise from those who have campaigned for it, uncertainty hangs in the air over how it will affect current bids on construction labor. Read More

OSHA cracks down on silica violations

Construction companies can be fined as much as $129,336 for repeated infractions.

February 2, 2018
The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration instituted new penalties for construction companies. Read More

Construction workers are in a constant state of training

ABC Western Michigan works with GRCC to provide a host of classes for everyone from bricklayers to electricians.

February 2, 2018
The construction industry relies on continuing education. Read More

Pact fuels trade worker pipeline

Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Michigan offers online certification for high school students.

January 6, 2017
With no signs of construction slowing down and a growing shortage of trade workers, Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Michigan has made a move to foster employee growth. Read More

Building industry braces for changes

Overtime rule will create cultural shift and price hikes for most companies, ABC exec says.

June 24, 2016
When the new U.S. Department of Labor overtime rule goes into effect on Dec. 1, construction prices could start to rise. Read More