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Workforce Weekly

It’s Time for More Women in Construction

It’s evident that women have made great strides in the workplace over the last decade. It is not uncommon to see women in managerial or leadership roles. Even though many industries are gaining qualified female employees, one industry appears to be behind the curve. According to a survey conducted by …

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The Latest on the Trump Administration

Courtesy of ABC National Over the last week, the Trump administration initiated a review of U.S. financial regulations and secured the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. For an overview of administration activity to date and insight into potential legislative and regulatory actions, register for the Feb. 16 …

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Workforce Weekly

ABC Greater Houston has a New Chairman

ABC HONORS PAST LEADERS AND WELCOMES NEW FACES AT THE INAUGURAL CELEBRATION Houston, TX – Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston and Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) – named its 2017 officers and board members at the annual inaugural celebration at The Grove in Discovery Green on …

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Workforce Weekly

Local ISD’s in Need of Industry Sponsorship, Consumables and Equipment

With the passage of House Bill 5 (HB5), there is a renewed emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The bill has been a much needed shot in the arm to re-energize the pursuit of Career and Technical Education (CTE) around the Gulf Coast region. However, with the increased …

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Workforce Weekly

Gulf Coast Area Workforce Development Events Now At Your Fingertips

Are you tired of scouring multiple website to find workforce development events in the Gulf Coast region? Are you hosting a workforce development event and need volunteers? Want to create awareness about a workforce development event within the industry? Well, the EHCMA Workforce Development Events and Resources Committee has a …

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Industry Professionals Make Their Voices Heard at Texas’ Capitol

2016 was a whirlwind election year that kept the entire country on the edge of their seats. Now that the results are in, it’s time to look onward to 2017. Each year, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) members join as one powerful voice to inform elected officials about the issues …

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Construction Unemployment Rates For Texas Remains Stagnant

November not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 38 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). While the rate for Texas, 4.5 percent was unchanged from November 2015—ranking 39 out of the 50 states, the …

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