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    Legislature Looks to Wind Down With Quiet Fall

    With a contentious, looming national election, the Pennsylvania  legislature is scheduled to resume for fall session next week, but with little motivation to make waves.
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    Keystone Welcomes 260 Apprentices for the 2016/2017 School Year

    Keystone Welcomes 260 Apprentices for the 2016/2017 School Year
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    Building Your Business Through Relationships!

    Building Your Business Through Relationships!
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    ABC’s Boots on the Ground!

    ABC members stepped up to the plate and got hundreds of doors knocked last Wednesday evening.
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    Pennsylvania Looks to Clean Up Worker Misclassification Act

    The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry and the U.S.  Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding to protect employees' rights by preventing  their misclassification as independent contractors or other non-employee statuses.
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    Big Changes Coming to Mechanic’s Lien Law

    In 2014, the Pennsylvania legislature took steps to address issues in the construction process, spurred by frustration of project owners and general contractors who were being served Mechanic’s Liens for nonpayment by subcontractors with whom they had no contract with.
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    State, Federal Authorities Launch Investigations into PA’s Most Powerful Labor Union

    Last week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) descended on the City of Philadelphia, posting agents at multiple locations associated with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 98.
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    Want to Get Your Way This Election Season? Here’s How

    Our Nation was built on the simple idea that through free enterprise, hard work, and determination, anyone can achieve the American Dream. Sadly, only 60 years after the height of the American Dream, nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that dream is now unattainable. At ABC, we believe that fact needs to change! Read the rest of entry »

    You Ask – ABC Listens: New Regional Meetings Proving a Tremendous Success!

    ABC Keystone Members located in and doing business in the ‘outlying areas’ of our 10-county footprint are fully embracing their new opportunity to network and engage with the Chapter.
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    House Bill 1952 Making Headlines

    Recently, the Lancaster Newspaper and Lancaster Online published an article regarding the “Apprenticeship Dilemma.” The article discusses current legislation, such as House Bill 1952, that will remove  artificial regulatory barriers to workforce growth by providing equality in hiring and training for open shop contractors.
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