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April Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 44 States from 2015

Iowa jumped up in the ranking from 15th lowest construction unemployment rate in March to second lowest in April with a 2.7 percent rate. Its 4.9 percent...

ABC of Iowa Wins Big at National Craft Championships

ABC of Iowa was represented with six apprentices and five journeymen at the 2016 National Craft Championship Competition in Fort Lauderdale, FL March ...

ABC of Iowa Journeyman Team Wins Gold Medal Second Year in a Row at ABC's National Craft Championships

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 21– Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced that ABC of Iowa Apprenticeship & Training Trust’s team won gold...


  • Member Marketplace
    NEW!! Introducing Member Marketplace: our new web platform to encourage our contractor members to partner with our other members loyal to the ABC merit shop philosophy. Click to view the marketplace.
  • Membership
    Become a member of ABC of Iowa and discover the many benefits including Apprenticeship, Exclusive Member Discounts and Resources as well as Safety and Political Advocacy. Members also have opportunities to attend networking events and join councils/task forces to become more involved with ABC.

    Don't hesitate to contact us!! Click to for more information or contact Jared Harridge, Membership Director, at
    515-985-1174.
  • Safety Training
    Safety performance isn't reflected in what we did, it's reflected in what we're doing. With your ABC of Iowa Membership, you are able to take advantage of our Safety Program and Resources to ensure the well-being of your employees and
    job sites. 

    Interested in Safety? Click to learn more or contact Dale Erickson, Safety Director, at 515-985-1162.
  • Apprenticeship
    As an ABC of Iowa Member, you are eligible to enroll your Apprentices into our Apprenticeship program. Trades include Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing and Sheet Metal as well as Welding. For more information, please visit our Apprenticeship Trust website: www.abciowatrust.org.

    You may also contact Ginny Shindelar, Vice President of Education and Training Services, at 515-985-1175.