MARCH 29, 2021
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
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Philadelphia City Council Passes Mandatory Emergency Paid Sick Leave Legislation
On Thursday, March 19, Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed an Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill. After the Mayor signs the bill the City will release regulations outlining how the law will be applied. Be prepared: learn more about the bill now!
Tax Fraud Day of Action
April 15, 10am, ONLINE
The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is holding an event where political, enforcement, and labor leaders, including GBCA's Lance Claiborne, will discuss how misclassification of workers affects our daily lives.
TOMORROW: GBCA's 6abc.com Takeover
On March 30, visit 6abc.com! GBCA has partnered with 6abc to promote how our members are building up the next generation of construction workers and leaders. Our banner ads will lead readers to an article about raising awareness of construction careers to middle and high school students, and Gina Gannon will be reminding visitors of GBCA's important role in Philadelphia's history!
COVID-19 UPDATES
COVID-19 Tip of the Week
Even as the COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out, remember that employers are still responsible for taking action to protect their workers. GBCA member Madison Risk Group (MRG) identifies three important actions to take right now.
COVID-19 Vaccination Webinar: What You Need to Know Now
April 6, 10am - 11am, ONLINE
Join us for a webinar about COVID-19 vaccination policies and protocols, proof of vaccination, employee exemptions or refusals, incentivizing vaccines, and additional tips surrounding the roll out of COVID-19 vaccines.
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
CLC Coffee Chat: Mack Stulb, President, LF Driscoll
On March 25, the Construction Leadership Council held a virtual Coffee Chat with Mack Stulb, President of LF Driscoll. Mack provided great advice for emerging leaders, from how to work well with your team to time management tips!
AGC CLC Leadership Development Conference
August 11-13, Chicago, IL
Early bird pricing ends on April 12! Don't miss this opportunity to meet emerging construction leaders from across the US. Attendees will discuss pertinent issues in construction, as well as participate in professional development workshops.
GBCA EVENTS
10 Week Online Construction Courses
April 5 - June 13, ONLINE
GBCA is offering online courses that provide foundational construction knowledge and skills: Construction Blueprint Reading, Construction Materials & Processes, and Estimating & Bidding.
Bluebeam Educational Series
April 21, September 30, December 7, ONLINE
Join us for a 3-part Bluebeam Educational Series covering Takeoff & Estimation, Document Management, and Construction Management. Take them individually, or purchase a series package by April 21. Worth up to 6.0 AGC CM-BIM CE Credits!
ONLY A FEW TICKETS LEFT!
Spring Micro Membership Dinners
April 15, April 29, May 10, May 20
GBCA will host four Spring Micro Membership Dinners. Members are invited to dinner and cocktails in an outdoor setting, featuring remarks from GBCA Board Members.

Each dinner is limited to 30 attendees. Members may only register for one dinner and a maximum of two attendees.

When you register, you'll be asked to select one of the dates listed below.
Thursday, April 15: Radnor Valley Country Club
  • Remarks by Stephen Pouppirt, Clemens Construction Company

Thursday, April 29: Pomme Radnor SOLD OUT!
  • Remarks by Michael K. Armento, Senior Vice President, Torcon, Inc.

Monday, May 10: Flourtown Country Club
  • Remarks by Joseph P. Clearkin, Vice President, James J. Clearkin, Inc.

Thursday, May 20: Normandy Farm
  • Remarks by Craig Melograno, President, PDM Constructors
Thank You Spring Micro Membership Dinners Sponsors!
For sponsorship opportunities, please click on the registration button above, or contact Anne Liberto at aliberto@gbca.com
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
GBCA Safety Training Materials
GBCA is supporting OSHA's Focus Four Campaign, OSHA's training efforts to stop fatalities on jobsites. In March, we will be featuring resources about Electrocution Hazards. This week, we're featuring two Fatal Facts Toolbox Talks, which were developed at GBCA's Eggs with OSHA event on March 2!
Fatal Facts: Electrocution While Working "Hot"
Fatal Facts: Electrocution from Working Near Energized Lines
GBCA & OSHA Electrocution Hazards Toolbox Talks
March is National Ladder Safety Month. Click below for a toolbox talk about Straight Fixed and Extension Ladders.
Advancing Prefabrication 2021
June 15-17, Dallas, TX, or ONLINE
Advancing Prefabrication is North America’s premier conference dedicated to revolutionizing prefabrication and industrialized manufacturing approaches across the AEC supply chain. GBCA Board Member Craig Melograno, President of Philadelphia D&M, will be one of the featured speakers!
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
Webinar: The Construction Industry's First Standard Prefabrication Construction Contract
April 13, 2pm-3pm, ONLINE
The ConsensusDocs Coalition has created the first national standard Prefabrication Contract which addresses prefabricated operations off-site and implementation on a project worksite. GBCA Members receive a 20% discount by using code AGCPREFAB.
INDUSTRY NEWS
INTECH Construction Celebrates Topping Off of Arthaus Condominiums
On February 12, INTECH Construction celebrated the topping off of the Arthaus Condominiums project. The 47-story structure, developed by Dranoff Properties, is scheduled to complete in April 2022.
Navy Yard $2.5 Billion Development Plans Released
Ensemble Real Estate Investments and Mosaic Development Partners have shared details of their $2.5 billion plan for the Navy Yard. This plan covers the development of remaining 109 acres at the Navy Yard.
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