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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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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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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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Deer Park High School Career Fair

Deer Park High School CTE Department will be hosting a Career Fair on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at Deer Park High School South Campus. While our CTE Department is committed to providing students with rigorous coursework that prepares them for their future career choices, we also want to give students …

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Workforce Weekly

2017 Inflation Adjustments Announced for HDHPs and HSAs

Sam Melamed, Insurance Trust CEO The Internal Revenue Service announced the 2017 inflation adjustments for High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). These adjustments include maximum HSA contributions, minimum deductible amounts and maximum out-of-pocket limits. High Deductible Health Plans In 2017, an HSA-compatible HDHP is a health …

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New OSHA Electronic Recordkeeping Rule Creates Series of Problems

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) released the following statement in reaction to the release of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) final rule on Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, commonly referred to as “electronic recordkeeping.” “OSHA created a rule that does nothing to achieve its stated goal of …

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Workforce Development Breakfast

Workforce Development Shortage: How Did We Get Here and What Is The Solution?   Join fellow ABC members and hear from a panel representing high-profile executives from the commercial and industrial Owner and Contractor communities who will discuss their views on workforce development and how they are currently addressing workforce …

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