APRIL 27, 2020
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC RESOURCES & NEWS ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
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CCT Podcast: Philadelphia's Union Construction Market
In the latest Carpenter Contractor Trust podcast, GBCA President & CEO Benjamin Connors discusses Philadelphia's construction market.
Welcome New GBCA Members
On April 20, 2020, GBCA’s Board of Directors welcomed five new members! Please join us in welcoming our newest members.
GBCA Project Safety Awards
Showcase your company’s safety record by submitting for a Project Safety Award! GBCA Project Safety Awards document your firm’s achievements in safety and provide you a competitive advantage.
COVID-19 UPDATES
GBCA's COVID-19 Updates
GBCA's COVID-19 Updates
Check out GBCA's latest updates and COVID-19 resources on our COVID-19 Updates page. Below are some of the most recent headlines and resources.
Governor Wolf Provides Guidance for Construction to Resume on May 1
Recommended Response Protocols (co-signed with the Philadelphia Building Trades Council)
Recommended Response Protocols (co-signed with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters)
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
COVID-19 Webinar Series: Managing Remote Teams Successfully
Tuesday, April 28, 10am - 11am, ONLINE
Right now, working from home has become the norm: thousands of team leaders and managers are managing remote teams. Join Jason Aten, Tech Columnist at Inc.com and Editor at Fit Small Business, as he helps to provides tips to successfully manage remote teams.
If you missed one of the previous webinars in the Navigating the New Normal series, you can download and watch them all on our webinars page.
Safety Gear and PPE for Job Sites During COVID-19 Response
As we prepare to open up construction in PA, check out which GBCA members are providing safety gear and PPE designed to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 on job sites.

If you're providing safety gear or PPE, click below and let us know!
GBCA Active or Associate Members who need thermometers for job site access screening and are having trouble obtaining them should contact Fred Consenza at the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia at (215) 677-8500 for assistance. 
Give Back to the Community During COVID-19 Response
GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council encourages GBCA members to give back to the community—if they can—during COVID-19 response.
Donate PPE to Philadelphia's healthcare workers in hospitals, long-term facilities, health centers, and emergency responders.
Donate to Philabundance and help feed families in need in the Philadelphia region during COVID-19 response.
GBCA EVENTS
Current OSHA Guidance as it Pertains to COVID-19
Thursday, May 7, 10am - 11am, ONLINE
Join Philadelphia region OSHA representatives, who will discuss OSHA's COVID-19 guidance, including exposure risk, respiratory protection, and record keeping. 
More Upcoming GBCA Events & Online Course Offerings
We value our members, and the health and safety of our membership is of the utmost importance. In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, GBCA is evaluating next steps regarding GBCA events on an ongoing basis. We will communicate the status of events to our members as information becomes available.
RESOURCES
Bid Opportunity: Subcontractors for Bittenbender Construction
Bittenbender Construction, LP is looking for diverse subcontractors (MBE, WBE, DBE, & SBE) to add to its pipeline! Learn more about two specific bid opportunities for subcontractors.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Ladder Duty Ratings
This week’s GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk provides information on ladder duty ratings. Click below to also get toolbox talks on working during COVID-19 response.
GBCA Online Learning
In addition to online courses, GBCA offers online learning opportunities such as past webinars.
Webinars on Working Remotely
Get familiar with two popular online meeting tools that are currently being widely used in the workplace and in social activities.
SMPS: Using Microsoft Teams
April 28, 4pm - 5pm, ONLINE
CCPA: Zoom for Beginners
April 30, 12pm - 1pm, ONLINE
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
GBCA Members Honored at AGC's 2020 National Convention
At AGC's 2020 National Convention, two GBCA members were honored for exemplifying the excellence that makes up Philadelphia's construction industry.
P. Agnes Honored with Special Recognition AGC in the Community Award
Smith Flooring Named AGC 2019 Diverse Business of the Year
INDUSTRY NEWS
ENR MidAtlantic City Scoop: Construction Starts in Philadelphia
ENR MidAtlantic City Scoop recently looked at construction starts in Philadelphia, and featured Shawn Carlin, Vice President and Head of Philadelphia Office of Gilbane Building Company.
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