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Local ABC Contractor Members Receive National Safety Recognition
BATON ROUGE, La. (10/28/15) – The Pelican Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recognized 33 contractor members with the prestigious Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) awards at the quarterly Industrial Contractor Council luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015.
Established in 1989 by the ABC National Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Committee, STEP is an organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs. The Key Component System forms a 20-point guide to starting, updating or auditing a company-wide safety program.
The Pelican Chapter congratulates the following ABC member companies for their accomplishments:
The Pelican Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) was incorporated in 1980 and has grown to over 500 members, covering 52 parishes in Louisiana. It has developed into a statewide, diverse, non-profit, trade association of contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and associates who have joined together to advance the construction industry by aggressively supporting their mission, to promote and protect the Merit Shop Philosophy and the principles of the free enterprise system in the construction industry. The Pelican Chapter continues to enhance the image of the construction industry by providing craft training, political influence and business opportunities for all of its members. ABC helps members develop people, win work and deliver
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ABC PACs Endorse Legislative Candidates
BATON ROUGE, LA (10/13/15) – On Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, ABC Merit PAC, the political action committee of the Associated Builders and Contractors New Orleans/Bayou Chapter, and ABC Pelican PAC, the political action committee of the Associated Builders and Contractors Pelican Chapter, announced several endorsements for the 2015 fall Legislative elections.
The ABC Merit PAC and ABC Pelican PAC support candidates for elective state or local office within the state of Louisiana who embrace the basic principles of our American system of government, the free enterprise system and the merit shop philosophy. The purpose of the ABC PACs is to support candidates who have committed to fight for a more prosperous economy and a higher standard of living for the people of Louisiana through the growth of a vibrant merit shop construction industry within the State; candidates that will leverage Louisiana’s unique advantages to raise families and gain positive returns on business opportunities.
Multiple factors were used during the candidate evaluation process which led to the endorsement of the following candidates:
ABC Merit and ABC Pelican PACs are non-partisan political action committees working to recruit and support candidates who support the free enterprise system and believe in the Merit Shop Philosophy.
Pelican Chapter, ABC is a non-profit organization based in Baton Rouge, LA. For information on Pelican Chapter communications and media contact Erika Walter, 225-448-3348.