Social Security “No Match” Letters Are Back!
Careers In Construction Month
By Sara Zorich – SmithAmundsen LLC - www.salawus.com
The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced in late 2018 that they would begin issuing SSA No Match letters again beginning in the Spring of 2019. Employers must be aware that the process has begun and the SSA No Match letters they could receive in 2019 look different from prior years. The letters will state “Employer Correction Request Notice” at the top and will not provide any employee names on the notice. A sample of the notice can be found on the Social Security website.
Contractors for Free Enterprise Endorse Reelection of Bruce Rauner as Governor
“Throughout high school, university and into my career as a teacher, I have seen the skilled trade career option overtly and covertly shunned as the place where “dummies” and “failures” end up.”
Illinois Unemployment Insurance Status Report
ADDISON, IL., Sep. 18 - Contractors for Free Enterprise, the political action affiliate of The Associated Builders & Contractors, Illinois Chapter, an organization of over 350 companies engaged in the commercial and industrial construction markets in Illinois, has announced its endorsement of the reelection of Bruce Rauner for Governor.
ABC of Illinois and Trotter General Contracting Host Meet and Greet with Congressman Darin LaHood
Attached is a report released today by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. It provides an excellent progress report on the improvement of the Agency under the leadership of Director Jeff Mays and Governor Rauner. Here are a few highlights from the Report:
ABC Announces New Discount Program Partnerships
Stacy Money (ABC of Illinois Membership Director), Representative Norine Hammond, Alicia Martin (ABC of Illinois President), Chris Trotter (Trotter General Contracting) and Representative Darin LaHood gathered for a meet and greet at Lamoine Retirement Living in Macomb.
Prevailing Wage Ordinance 18-1604 Update
We’re pleased to announce three new partnerships that can help member companies save on everyday business expenses - from travel, to short-term lodging, to materials & tools.
Media Alert: Cook County Task Force meeting to discuss prevailing wage ordinance 18-1604
Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. - Illinois Chapter, along with several other Associations, actively opposed the passage of the Cook County Prevailing Wage Ordinance 18-1604: Click Here for the final version. After the ordinance passed, ABC - Illinois Chapter formed a coalition to have the ordinance amended. Although a repeal would be best, given the political climate in Cook County, we think a complete repeal is highly unlikely.
ABC Commits to Education Goals at White House ‘Pledge to America’s Workers’ Event
The Task Force determined by the Cook County Board of Commissioners will meet for the second time this Monday, July 30th to discuss implementation of Ordinance 18-1604; This ordinance amendment passed on March 24th and requires any commercial or industrial property owner in Cook County who has a Property Tax Incentive to only use contractors who pay prevailing wages and have a United States Department Of Labor Office approved apprentice program for any work performed on the property.
Three Steps to Keeping Your Jobsite Safe
Associated Builders and Contractors signed on to President Trump’s “Pledge to America’s Workers” today, committing to educating and developing at least 500,000 construction workers over the next five years.
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With the increase of destructive activities on member's jobsites, we'd like to remind our members to be hyper-vigilant when it comes to protecting your jobsites, equipment, and team members.
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Dear Merit Shop Defenders,
SB 2480 is still on second reading in the Senate scheduled for today. PLEASE take time immediately to contact each of the targeted senators here and URGE A NO VOTE. To email each Senator directly, click each link below. You may use this draft letter for the body of your email.