Be An Action Hero for Free Enterprise: Download the ABC Action App

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Help defend economic freedom, free enterprise and prosperity for one of San Diego’s most important business sectors: the construction industry. It’s as easy as downloading the new ABC ACTION app on your smartphone. The brand new app was developed by the Associated Builders and Contractors to give its members and supporters across the United States an easy way to stay …

Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District Board of Governors Set to Vote on Union Only Project Labor Agreement

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Guest Column by Jim Ryan, Chief Executive Officer Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter During its October 20, 2015 meeting, the Board of Governors of the Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District was scheduled to vote on a motion to direct their staff to negotiate a union-only PLA for the District’s Proposition V construction work. The vote was delayed …

More mail in College District labor battle: “When the unions pull the strings”

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click for a larger view Press Release from Coalition for Fair Employment in Construction… With Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Now Ground Zero in Union PLA Battle, Area Voters Continue to Receive Details About PLA Unions Scheme for a Monopoly of Work on $398 Million Prop V Bond Leads to Massive Voter Outreach Santee, CA – For the third time in …

San Diego Community College Students Lose Job Opportunities; Southwestern College governing board vote bars non-union students

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CONTACT: Scott Crosby, CEO, ABC San Diego / 619-518-3450 (Poway, California) – Hundreds of San Diego Community College students will be prohibited from working on Southwestern College (SWC) Prop R funded construction projects under a proposed Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) to be voted on Wednesday by the SWC Governing Board. The students will be barred from applying for these construction …

Oceanside City Councilmember Jerry Kern Honored by Builders Group

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Oceanside City Councilmember Jerry Kern received an Excellence in Leadership Award for his pioneering support of fair and open competition from the Associated Builders and Contractors of San Diego at its annual Excellence in Contracting Awards on November 17. “We only recognize one political figure each year, and this year the choice was clear,” said Philip Piel, ABCSD Board Chairman. …

Fair and Open Competition Initiative Qualifies for the City of San Diego 2012 Ballot

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Backers of an initiative that would prohibit project labor agreements (PLAs) on City of San Diego construction projects were notified by San Diego City Clerk Elizabeth Maland that the signatures submitted are sufficient to qualify the measure for the next citywide ballot. (The required minimum was 62,057). So it seems voters in the City of San Diego will have the …