The U.S. Department of Labor announced on July 12 the selection of the initial cohort of 207 officials and organizations chosen to serve as Apprenticeship Ambassadors to share their experiences and collaborate with the department to champion apprenticeship opportunities. ABC’s Virginia, New Mexico and Pacific Northwest chapters were among those selected.
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ABC Chapters Among DOL’s First Group of Apprenticeship Ambassadorships
OSHA to Hold Online NACOSH Heat Work Group Meeting on April 27
On April 27, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a virtual meeting of its National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Heat Work Group from 2 to 4 p.m. ET. The public can register to attend the...
OFCCP Launches Mega Construction Project Program
On March 14, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced the launch of a new Mega Construction Contract Program. Read More
WOTUS Rule Blocked in Texas and Idaho
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued a ruling on March 19 blocking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers from enforcing a final rule published by the agencies on Jan. 18 that revises the definition of Waters...
ABC Warns OMB About Downstream Impacts of Buy America Expansion
On March 10, ABC submitted comments on the Office of Management and Budget’s proposed revision of its Guidance for Grants and Agreements, urging the agency to consider supply chain impacts, insufficient implementation information and other negative outcomes as it...
ABC Launches IRA Resources and Guidance Webpage
ABC recently launched the IRA webpage to assist contractors and developers performing private clean energy projects under the Inflation Reduction Act.