New Davis-Bacon Wage Survey is Out: Your Participation is CRITICAL

** MERIT SHOP PARTICIPATION CRITICAL** The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced that it will be doing a Davis-Bacon wage survey for “Building” construction projects performed in various counties in Maryland (please see the letter from DOL for further details). The survey is for federal, state, local and privately owned projects …

Hotel and Travel Savings Programs for Your Employees – New!

We’re excited to announce new hotel and housing programs for both members and their employees!  Our former Wyndham program was popular with many chapters, so we developed a stronger program in its place.  This is the 1st of 3 new programs we expect to launch this summer.  Details on the …

DLLR Workshops on How to Comply with Healthy Working Families Act 

Join Maryland DLLR for a full presentation covering the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act. This presentation will provide an overview and clarification of the law, including accrual, leave usage, reporting, etc. It will also allow attendees to ask questions and obtain answers from subject matter experts. View workshops.

ABC Baltimore Introduces New HR Forum for Construction

The first meeting will be held on Thursday, September 27th from 3:30 – 5pm at Harkins Builders’ 10490 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 400, Columbia MD 21044 It is a well-established fact that the peer learning is often the best learning and that good information and ideas arise from open and …

Safety Professional Spotlight: Adam Brown, Wohlsen Construction

Name: Adam Brown, CSP, CESCO Company: Wohlsen Construction Job Description: Safety & Health Director How did you get involved with ABC? Wohlsen has been a long standing member of ABC and when I was hired in 2013, I joined the ABC Keystone Safety Committee. I am also a safety committee …

National Diversity Summit Draws Heavy Participation from Baltimore

More than 100 industry leaders and stakeholders came together June 25 for ABC’s fourth annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit to discuss the value of diversity in construction and promote the association’s mission within diverse groups. Larry Lopez, National Diversity Committee chair and ABC Baltimore Board Members, facilitated the day, which …

New Wage Liability Law Brings Unintended Consequences

By: Adam Bednar Previously published in the Daily Record Business Writer on June 27, 2018 A Maryland law intended to ensure employees of subcontractors receive unpaid wages will have a variety of negative consequence for the construction industry, including potentially chilling hiring of minority- and women-owned firms, according to attorneys …

Apply for the 2019 Women of ABC Scholarship

The 2019 Women of ABC Scholarship is now available. Women of ABC, a committee of members of Associated Builders and Contractors Baltimore has a $2,000 scholarship available for a female high school, trade school or college student planning to pursue construction related fields of study in post-high school education. The …

Project JumpStart Documentary Wins Local Emmy

On June 23rd, two local film makers won an Emmy Award for a short news feature they shot on Project JumpStart. The seven-minute feature, published by Circa News and directed and produced by Matthew and Thomas Locastro, won in the education and schools category of the awards at the 60th Annual National …