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TheTruthAboutPLAs.com
Learn more about Project Labor Agreements and how they affect your business.

BuildMoreSchools.com
New Online Resource describes the negative impact of PLA mandates on school construction projects.

ShameOnUnionBanners.com
Learn more about “Bannering”, a pressure tactic used by organized labor.


Job Creators believes the best defense against bad government policies is a well-informed public and does this through its Employer to Employee education program.

ABC of Michigan
Visit the ABC of Michigan for statewide legislative information.

Michigan State Senate

Michigan House of Representatives

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ABC members gain the knowledge and representation needed to protect their companies from unfair and anti-competitive business practices. ABC's merit shop philosophy and fair and open competition political agenda ranks among the main reasons why companies join and remain in ABC.

"Merit Shop" is a way of doing business in which companies reward employees based on performance and encourage them to reach their highest level of achievement, and in which contracts are awarded based on safety, quality, and value, regardless of labor affiliation."

For more information about what ABC is doing to fight for your right to work in Michigan, contact Jimmy Greene, Chapter President/CEO, at (989)832-8879.
 

Michigan State should end union organizing seminars, say anti-union lawmakers and builders

The Associated Builders and Contractors of Michigan is demanding that Michigan State University cancel its Building Trades Academy program on the grounds that it encourages "organizing in non-union construction companies," while a state legislative committee has struck funds from the university's budget for 2014-2015.
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Associated Builders and Contractors Criticizes President's Directive to Change Overtime Pay

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s directive to the U.S. Department of Labor to change federal overtime rules.
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Associated Builders and Contractors Files Suit Against OFCCP Rule

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today filed a request for an injunction in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against an Aug. 27 rule from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) that drastically alters federal contractors’ existing affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations for individuals with disabilities.  
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General Counsel for Labor Board Confirmed

WASHINGTON—The Senate confirmed Richard Griffin as the National Labor Relations Board's general counsel, putting the former union lawyer in the powerful role of deciding when to investigate and prosecute companies and unions charged with unfair labor
practices.
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Precedent-Setting Decision Upholds Michigan Law Banning PLA

"This landmark decision ends union-based discrimination in the Michigan construction industry and ensures taxpayers get the fiscal accountability they deserve," said Chris Fisher, president of ABC of Michigan. "This decision has national implications and makes it crystal clear that Michigan and other states can pursue equal opportunity in public contracting regardless of labor affiliation." Read the rest of entry »