AUGUST 24, 2020
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC RESOURCES & NEWS INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
For over 68 years, Superior Scaffold Services has been designing and implementing scaffolding systems. They also provide 24/7 emergency service and have a state-of- the-art training facility.
Holiday Hours: Labor Day
Monday, September 7, 2020
Our collective bargaining agreements provide for the following with respect to the observance of Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2020.
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.
We Built This Skyline Campaign Wins Visual Storytelling PR Award
GBCA’s We Built This Skyline Campaign has been awarded first place for PR Daily’s 2020 Nonprofit PR Awards in the category of Visual Storytelling! GBCA is proud to create award winning videos and images to showcase Philadelphia’s union builders construction and industry.
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Micro Fall Membership Dinners
September 21, Northampton Valley Country Club
GBCA will host four Micro Fall Membership Dinners. Members are invited to dinner and cocktails in an outdoor setting, featuring remarks from GBCA Board Members.

Each dinner is limited to 25 attendees. Members may only register for one dinner and a maximum of two attendees, to ensure social distancing and proper COVID-19 safety protocols.

When you register, you'll be asked to select the date listed below.
September 21: Bucks County, Northampton Valley Country Club
Remarks by Maura Hesdon, General Manager, Shoemaker Construction Co.
SOLD OUT Micro Fall Membership Dinners!
September 10: Delaware County, Springfield Country Club
Remarks by Michael K. Armento, Senior Vice President, Torcon, Inc.

September 22: Chester County, Whitford Country Club
Remarks by Ed Szwarc, Executive Vice President - Phila. Division, Rycon Construction, Inc.

October 1: Montgomery County, Normandy Farm
Remarks by Joseph P. Clearkin, Executive Vice President, James J. Clearkin, Inc.
Thank You Micro Fall Membership Dinners Sponsors!
For sponsorship opportunities, please click on the registration button above, or contact Anne Liberto at aliberto@gbca.com.
2020 Construction Excellence Awards: Submit Today!
Submissions due by September 11
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
A Deeper Dive into the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
September 29, 10am - 11:30am, ONLINE (GoToWebinar)
Join us, as presenters from Susanin, Widman, Brennan & PC will dive deeper into the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and explore employer paid leave requirements.
CPWR Webinar: Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
August 27, 2pm - 3pm, ONLINE
Join this webinar to learn how to recognize and manage job stress and know where to go if you need help.
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: Becoming a Digital Leader
September 23, 2pm - 3:30pm
Join us and learn how to lead your team in a virtual environment. You’ll interact with Dale Carnegie instructors & fellow attendees, just like in the classroom!
CLC Virtual At-Large Happy Hour
September 11, 4pm-5pm, ONLINE (Zoom)
Join us for the next CLC At-Large Committee Meeting! We're holding it as a happy hour - you'll have the chance to connect with fellow CLC members, as well as voice your needs and concerns as a young construction professional.
CLC Coffee Chats: Call for Speakers
We are looking for construction executives to share their experiences and insights about Philadelphia's construction industry with young construction professionals. If you'd like to be featured in one of our Coffee Chats, please contact us!
GBCA EVENTS
10-Week Online Courses
September 14 - November 22, ONLINE
GBCA is offering several online courses that provide foundational knowledge and skills that every construction professional should have.
Construction Blueprint Reading
Construction Materials and Processes
Estimating and Bidding 1
Estimating and Bidding 2
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
TOMORROW:
Inside the Health Care Construction Boom
August 25, 11am - 12pm
Join the Philadelphia Business Journal for a conversation with those in charge of real estate and development at some of the area’s leading health systems.
Job Opportunity:
Senior Project Manager, Shoemaker Construction Co.
Shoemaker Construction Co. is looking for a talented individual to join its team as Senior Project Manager – Life Sciences.
Safety Starts with Me:
Toolbox Talks Toolkit
GBCA's new QR Code leads to our Toolbox Talks Toolkit, which includes our toolbox talks, resources on how to give toolbox talks, and how to go paperless.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Suspension Trauma
GBCA Toolbox Talks Toolkit Poster
Download, print, and post this one-page poster about the Toolbox Talk Toolkit QR code on job sites to ensure that your team will be able to access and give toolbox talks any time, any place.
2020 National Safety Stand Down
September 14-18, 2020
OSHA invites employers to participate in its National Safety Stand Down and dedicate themselves to the safety of their most valuable resource: their workers.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC Safety Management Training Course
October 5-7, Cincinnati, OH
The AGC Safety Management Training Course provides attendees three days of training on the basic skills needed to manage a company safety program in the construction industry.
INDUSTRY NEWS
CBIZ MHM Named 10th in Construction Executive’s 2020 Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms
CBIZ MHM is proud to be named number 10 to Construction Executive’s Nationwide List to Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms for 2020. CBIZ MHM services over 1600 construction clients in the Delaware Valley and nationally.
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