Construction Official Says Decision Underscores the Difficulty in Undoing Misguided Federal Regulations, Vows to Continue Working with Labor Department to Fix Measure’s Many Flaws
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Dec. 19 hailed a federal appeals court decision to overrule a lower court ruling blocking the Maryland Purple Line light-rail project, one of the nation’s most high profile transit public-private partnerships (P3). The association told the court that not allowing the Purple Line to proceed posed grave […]
OSHA recently published a Final Rule delaying its deadline for crane operators to be certified by one year until Nov. 10, 2018. OSHA is also extending its employer duty to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely for the same one-year period. The Rule takes effect immediately.
Hiring Needs, Skills Gap Remain Top Issues for Industry The construction industry has a message for career-seekers this October: the demand for construction workers is high, and firms are looking to hire. Despite an investment of more than $1 billion a year by its members to train the next generation of construction workers, Associated Builders […]
Michael D. Bellaman, president and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), has been appointed by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta to the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion, created by President Trump’s June 15 Executive Order 13801.