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Don't Miss Out - Register for GCI/ABC Safety & Education Night Seminars

On Thursday, May 16th, GCI and ABC will hold our annual Safety & Education Night at the Boston Burlington Marriott to honor member companies who have achieved excellence through ABC’s Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP).  But did you know there are critical educational seminars before the celebration even begins? And this year, we are offering TWO different seminars to choose from, with both beginning at 4:00 PM, followed by an exciting night celebrating the STEP Award Winners, and more! Option 1: Annual OSHA Update - Regulatory Statistics, Worker Shortages, Opioids, Hot Work and more! ​ ​Kimlee Lindgren, Lead Instructor and Curriculum Developer for Construction & Maritime, OSHA Training Institute Educat ...

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ABC Members Invest $1.6 Billion in Workforce Development Annually, New Survey Finds

WASHINGTON, April 17 (Via ABC National) —According to the results of Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2019 Workforce Development Survey, ABC members invested $1.6 billion to educate their employees in 2018, up from $1.1 billion in 2013. The 45% increase in spending resulted in nearly twice as many course attendees—more than 980,000—receiving craft, leadership and safety education to advance their careers in commercial and industrial construction.  “The increase in spending on education demonstrates ABC member contractors’ commitment to developing employees, which is producing results in recruiting and retaining a skilled, safe and productive workforce,” said Greg Sizemore, ABC’s vice president of health, safety, education and workforce development. “With more than 90% of members reporting a worker shortage and construction spending at near-record highs, this is the time to invest in our people, expand career opportunities and secure ...

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ABC's Building Mass Careers Hosts Career Roundtable at Woburn Memorial High School

On Friday March 22, ABC MA's Building Mass Careers hosted a construction industry round table at Woburn Memorial High School in Woburn, MA. Over 30 high school juniors and seniors heard from five ABC MA member companies about their crafts within the Construction industry, and their specific company hiring practices.  “It was a great event for our students to be part of” explained, Jessica Callanan, Principal of Woburn High School. “Our students heard first hand from employers about what is needed to be successful in the workplace. The Construction industry is booming, and I think many of the kids who attended will seriously pursue Construction as a career path.” The students heard from a diverse group of presenters who discussed the wide array of opportunities for both men and women in the Construction industry.  “I thought the roundtable discussion was tremendous!" Offered, Joe Camilo, from Tocco Building Systems “The studen ...

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