MAY 24, 2021
GBCA Member Spotlight
United Inspection Agency (UIA) provides electrical inspections, consulting, and underwriting throughout the Philadelphia region. UIA also provides training in electrical safe work practices, all electrically related OSHA requirements, requirements for temporary power, and LOTO.
Holiday Schedule: Memorial Day 2021
GBCA’s collective bargaining agreements provide for the following with respect to the observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 21, 2021.
Carpenters, Cement Masons, Plasterers, Laborers, Drywall Finishers & Rodsetters
Not a paid holiday. If worked, Double-Time.
Operating Engineers
Paid Holiday. Employees employed on a weekly basis shall be paid for a holiday falling during the scheduled work week, provided such employees worked the scheduled work day previous to the holiday and the scheduled work day following the holiday. If worked, they are paid Double Time, which includes holiday pay.
CLC Coffee Chat: Philip Radomski, Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc.
May 25, 9am - 10am, ONLINE (via Zoom)
Join us for a Coffee Chat with Philip Radomski, President of Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc.! Find out what lessons he's learned in his business and as a Philadelphia construction industry leader.
Sponsor a CARP-Trained Carpenters' Apprentice
The Carpenters' Apprentice Ready Program (CARP) helps more Philadelphians join the construction workforce. CARP apprentices are ready for the work of commercial construction: contact Angela Hendrix (click below) to learn more about sponsoring a CARP apprentice.
GBCA Holds Spring Micro Membership Dinner in Montgomery County
Thank you to everyone who attended the Spring Micro Membership Dinner on May 10 at Normandy Farm. Craig Melograno, President of PDM Constructors, provided opening remarks.
Thank You Spring Micro Membership Dinners Sponsors!
Thank you to the sponsors of our SOLD OUT Spring Micro Membership Dinners!
COVID-19 Tip of the Week: Fully Vaccinated Philadelphians Don’t Need Masks Outdoors
Beginning Friday, May 21, 2021, fully vaccinated people do not require masks outdoors in the City of Philadelphia. Masks, however, are still required indoors. Unvaccinated or not-yet-fully-vaccinated individuals should still wear masks both outdoors and indoors.
CLC Networking Event: Business Development is a Conversational Sport
June 10, 4pm - 7pm, Workhorse Brewing Company
At the CLC's first in-person networking event of 2021, refresh your conversation and networking skills, practice your skills with one another, and meet up with emerging construction professionals!
Focus Four & More: Digging into Safety
June 8, 11am - 6pm, Diggerland
For Trench Safety Month, join GBCA, Med-Tex Services, Inc., United Rentals, the General Building Contractors Association, the Subcontractors Association of Delaware Valley, the Signatory Contractors Association, the Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council, and OSHA for a family-friendly safety event at Diggerland. This FREE event will allow safety professionals and construction workers to see and discuss safety demonstrations, as well as network.
Don't Miss GBCA'S 2021 GOLF OUTINGS!
SOLD OUT! Golf Outing I: June 14, Philadelphia Cricket Club
Golf Outing II: August 26, 11am - 8pm, Greate Bay Country Club
The June 14th Golf Outing is SOLD OUT but there are still a few golf packages for the August 26th outing available. Dinner-only tickets are also very limited. DON’T WAIT: REGISTER TODAY! 
Thank you GBCA Golf Outing Sponsors!
Thank you to our sponsors! To sponsor our Golf Outings, click below, or contact Anne Liberto at
More Upcoming GBCA Events
Job Opportunity: Estimator/Sales Representative
Belcher Roofing Corporation, located in Montgomeryville, PA, is seeking a qualified candidate to join its team as an Estimator/Sales Representative
Job Opportunities: Marketing Associate & Construction Administrator
C. Erickson & Sons, Inc. is seeking talented individuals to join its team as a Marketing Associate and a Construction Administrator/Project Coordinator.
Focus Four Safety Training: Focus on Fall Hazards
This month, we're continuing our focus on fall hazards. This week's featured toolbox talk discusses general requirements and responsibilities regarding fall protection safety.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Fall Protection Safety
Get More Toolbox Talks:
Fall Hazard Toolbox Talks
AGC ConstructorCast: How Advances in Artificial Intelligence Are Benefiting Construction – Part 1
Listen to the latest episode of AGC’s ConstructorCast, How Advances in Artificial Intelligence Are Benefiting Construction – Part 1, and learn how AI and Machine Learning are being used to assess contract risk and inform approaches to construction risk management.
Material Pricing in the Current Construction Market
In the past few months, construction activity has increased, but the impacts of COVID-19 on construction costs still linger. Work with your vendors and suppliers to breakdown the latest costs and to prepare effective bids.
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