SEPTEMBER 21, 2020
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC RESOURCES & NEWS INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
Construction Risk Partners is a leading specialty broker dedicated to the construction industry. They offer insurance, surety bonding, subcontractor default insurance as well as the industry’s most respected wrap-up services.
COVID-19 Paid Leave Requirements Under the FFCRA
September 29, 10am - 11:30am
Unsure about when you need to pay for your employees' paid leaves due to COVID-19? Or just want updates since things are changing so quickly? Join us as presenters from Susanin Widman & Brennan, PC provide updates on employers paid leave requirements for employees impacted by COVID-19.
6abc Spotlights GBCA's History
6abc is spotlighting GBCA's history on its social media channels starting today! Host Gina Gannon introduces the importance of Philadelphia's building industry, and Emily Bittenbender and Charles Cook talk about how builders played a valuable part in Philadelphia's history.
Welcome New GBCA Members
On September 14, GBCA's Board of Directors welcomed three new members. Please join us in welcoming to our organization!
COVID-19 UPDATES
Minimizing COVID Transmission via Enhanced IAQ: Lessons Learned in Healthcare Facilities
September 24, 2pm - 3pm
Join the Construction Owners Association of America for this webinar about ventilation and filtration configuration, and modifications to cope with COVID-19. 
GBCA COVID-19 Updates
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
CLC Coffee Chat: Eric Lintner
October 1, 9am -9:30am, ONLINE
Emerging professionals have much to ask of and learn from established construction professionals in the Philadelphia market. At the CLC's first Coffee Chat, Eric Lintner of Dale Construction, will share his story and tips for young professionals.
AGC CLC Leadership Development Conference
October 13-15, ONLINE
AGC's CLC Leadership Development Conference brings together emerging construction leaders from across the country to network, learn, and share.
GBCA EVENTS
Virtual Eggs with OSHA - Electrical Safety
September 23, 8am - 9:30am, ONLINE
Join representatives from OSHA, Pennsylvania One Call, and IBEW 98 as we discuss the latest issues with electrical safety and the PA One Call system.
Members-Only Webinar: National Election Impact on Construction
September 24, 10am - 11:30am, ONLINE
GBCA has invited industry experts and economists to explore the potential impacts of the federal election on the construction industry.
Construction Technology Week Summit
October 26 - 30, 9am - 1pm, ONLINE
For 2020, GBCA is expanding its 1-day Construction Technology Expo into a week-long virtual summit! Sponsored by Autodesk Construction Cloud, this event features keynote speakers, multiple sessions, and happy hour networking opportunities. Sessions are organized by special tracks, including a BIM Educational track that is worth up to 6 AGC CM-BIM credits!
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
Pennsylvania Employment Verification Act Goes into Effect on October 7
The Pennsylvania Construction Industry Employee Verification Act prohibits the employment of unauthorized employees within the construction industry, and will go into effect on October 7.
Pennsylvania 811 Online Training
Join Pennsylvania 811 for a new series of training webinars about various topics hosted by the Local Damage Prevention Liaisons. All presentations will be available on multiple dates, times, and last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Working with Electricity and Power Tools
This GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses working with electricity and power tools.
Product Recall: Intertex Blowers
Intertex is recalling blowers including B-Air, BlueDri, and Soleaire brands, due to fire hazard.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC ConstructorCast:
The Impact of COVID-19 on Construction Workforce
Listen to this episode of AGC’s ConstructorCast: The Impact of COVID-19 on Construction Workforce. Ken Simonson, AGC’s chief economist; Allison Scott, Autodesk’s Director of Construction Thought Leadership and Customer Marketing; and Steven Sandherr, CEO of AGC discuss the key findings of the 2020 Construction Workforce Survey
INDUSTRY NEWS
P. Agnes Transforms Temple University’s Anderson Hall Entrance
P. Agnes, Inc. recently completed Phase I of Temple University’s Anderson Hall Lobby Project. The project updates Anderson Hall’s lobby, the connecting area between Anderson Hall and Gladfelter Hall, and the outdoor spaces just outside of Anderson Hall and on the second-floor terrace. 
Mark Zamrowski Joins Gilbane’s Special Projects Group in Philadelphia
Gilbane Building Company is pleased to welcome Mark Zamrowski to its Philadelphia office as a senior project executive leading its growing special projects group (SPG). Mark will oversee operations of the SPG team in Philadelphia, providing leadership, ensuring operational continuity, and positioning and expanding services.
Increased Virtual Learning for ACE Education
Students in construction, engineering, and architecture are increasingly spending time online. ENR took a look at several post-secondary institutions’ approach to new academic year, including Drexel University’s Construction Management Program.
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