JULY 20, 2020
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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2020 Construction Excellence Awards: Submit Today!
The submission site for GBCA’s 2020 Construction Excellence Awards is open! CEA is Philadelphia’s premier construction awards program, recognizing excellence in construction and safety.
COVID-19 UPDATES
Members-Only Webinar:
Avoid Permitting and Inspection Delays and Fines in Philadelphia
Wednesday, July 29, 10am-11am, Online
In this GBCA members-only webinar, panelists from L&I will go over its online permitting process, issues that impact whether contractors get permits, and safety issues currently being looked at on job sites.
GBCA COVID-19 Updates & Resources
We are back to work, but that doesn't mean that efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 have slowed down. Check out the latest resources to help you and your company manage during COVID-19 response.
GBCA Recommended Response Protocols (UPDATED JULY 9, 2020)
GBCA Suggested Response Protocols Flow Chart for COVID-19 Exposures (UPDATED JULY 17, 2020)
DOL Adds Summer School and Camp Closures as Qualified Reasons for Paid Leave
IRS Issues Guidance for Employers Reporting Qualified Sick and Family Leave Wages Paid
FDA Recalls More Hand Sanitizers
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
Virtual Alex's Lemonade Stand
There’s two weeks left for the GBCA Construction Leadership Council’s Virtual Alex’s Lemonade Stand! Help support the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and fund research for better treatments and cures for childhood cancers.
GBCA EVENTS
Safety's Competitive Advantage
August 12, 12pm - 1pm, Online
This webinar looks at how investing in professional safety development can turn into a competitive advantage, and what the future holds for the safety profession in construction.
Scheduling with Microsoft Project: The Basics (Rescheduled)
August 18-27, Online
Microsoft Project Professional is the industry's leading project management tool, and this class will cover all the tools a beginner needs. This course is sponsored by Wipfli.
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
GBCA Toolbox Talk: Heat-Related Stress and Illness
This week's GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk looks at how to recognize, avoid, and respond to heat-related stress and illness.
Skanska + Gensler Virtual Summer Series
July 22, 3pm, Online
In this webinar, local experts will discuss the intersection between the pandemic, technology, and the built environment.
Contract Surety: Building on Shaky Ground
July 23, 2pm, Online
In this webinar hosted by Rosenberg & Parker, top surety executives will discuss the current state of the construction environment in relation to the contract surety marketplace.
Philadelphia Women in Trades Self-Care and Allyship Workshop
July 22, 5pm, Online
Philly Women in Trades will facilitate a special virtual gathering for Philadelphia-area tradeswomen, focusing on self-care and strategies to dismantle racism.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC Undergraduate / Graduate Scholarship Competition Open
The AGC Education and Research Foundation is accepting application for its 2021-2022 undergraduate and graduate scholarships.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Shoemaker Celebrates Topping Out of Seven Tower Bridge
Shoemaker Construction Co. recently celebrated the topping out of Seven Tower Bridge project in Conshohocken.
Building a Strong Network is Key to Success in Construction
Emily Bittenbender and Angela McCaffery of Bittenbender Construction recently spoke about the importance of creating a strong network to succeed in the construction industry.
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