JUNE 22, 2020
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC RESOURCES & NEWS INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
Trauner Consulting Services provides owners, contractors, engineers, and architects with construction claims analysis, dispute resolution, expert testimony, CPM scheduling, project management, surety, and construction audit services.
Holiday Hours: July 4, 2020
In preparation for the Independence Day holiday on July 4, 2020, please be advised of the below rules for observing the holiday:
CARPENTERS, CEMENT MASONS, DRYWALL FINISHERS, LABORERS, PLASTERERS & 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.
Construction Today: 2020 Issue 1
Read the latest issue of Construction Today, which focuses on the impacts of COVID-19:

  • COVID-19 Has Impacted My Business: Do I have Coverage for the Business Interruption?
  • How Construction Companies can Safely Bring Employees Back to the Office and Job Sites Amid COVID-19
  • 7 Things You Should Know about Managing Remote Teams
  • ...and More!
COVID-19 UPDATES
Risk Management from a Schedule Point of View
June 24, 10am - 11am, Online
This webinar focuses on COVID-19 impacts to both the construction schedule and legal contracts, and provides insight identifying and reducing potential risks.
COVID-19 and Building Systems - What Works and What Doesn't
July 1, 10am - 11am, Online
This webinar looks at the challenges and possible steps to reduce airborne contaminants in your building, including Ultra-Violet systems, filtration, ionization, and ventilation.
Latest GBCA COVID-19 Updates & Resources
GBCA is working to ensure that our members and the greater commercial construction community are equipped to deal with COVID-19 response in the Philadelphia region.
PIDC's "Safer at Home" Re-Opening Guidelines
Business Grant and Loan Opportunities (from PIDC)
Suggested Response to Possible COVID-19 Exposures Flow Chart
COVID-19 Recommended Response Protocols
COVID-19 Recommended Job Site Protocols
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
CLC Leadership Development Series:
Handling Stress and Supporting Resilience in Times of Crisis
June 30, 2pm - 3pm, Online
Today’s environment is filled with setbacks and unexpected challenges. This 60-minute webinar is a designed to bring leaders together to learn about and reflect on research from Dale Carnegie and others on workplace resilience.
GBCA EVENTS
Impacts of COVID-19: Returning to Work, New Realities, and More with AIA/COAA/GBCA
June 30, 12pm - 1:30pm, Online via Zoom
Join this virtual Town Hall discussion on the current crisis as we all navigate the ‘new normal’ from the perspectives of builders, owners, designers, and other partners and collaborators in the Design and Construction Industry.
10-Week Online Construction Courses
June 29 - September 6, 2020
GBCA is holding several online courses on construction processes and skills that all construction professionals should know. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on course work.
Construction Blueprint Reading
Estimating and Bidding 2
Construction Materials and Processes
Construction Equipment and Methods
More Upcoming GBCA Events

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
Toolbox Talks: Trench Safety Stand Down Week and COVID-19
This week, we have Toolbox Talks about OSHA's Focus Four Hazards and about working during COVID-19 response.
OSHA: Working Safely Around Cranes and Material Handling Operations
GBCA: COVID-19 Information Toolbox Talk
GBCA: COVID-19 Job Site Protocols Toolbox Talk
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC ConstructorCast:
Increasing Lean Construction Engagement on the Jobsite
In this episode, three “Lean” practitioners and advocates share how to increase Lean engagement on construction jobsites to reduce waste, improve workflow and add value for project stakeholders.
AGC Lean Construction Toolbox Talk: Hand-Off/Commitment Cycle
AGC’s Lean Construction Toolbox Talks will help your team identify ways to improve processes, eliminate waste, and adopt a Lean culture in the shop and field. This month's topic reviews the Hand-Off/Commitment Cycle.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Skanska USA Names New Vice President of Business Development
Skanska announced the hire of Ronda Bailey as Vice President of Business Development for its Philadelphia-based regional operations.
Butz Family of Companies Names New Project Accounting Manager
The Butz Family of Companies, which includes Shoemaker Construction Co., announced the promotion of Wendy Silfies to Project Accounting Manager.
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