OSHA Releases Guide on Safety and Health Training For Workers

OSHA Aug. 4 released a guide titled, “Training Requirements in OSHA Standards,” that compiles information related to the agency’s mandatory safety and health training for workers into a 266-page document that is divided into five chapters, including one focused on construction safety training.
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OSHA Issues New Employer Recordkeeping Proposal

OSHA July 29 issued a proposed rule clarifying an employer’s continuing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of reportable injuries and illnesses.
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Bidding Webinar - Part 2

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 90 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Pat Oda, Neeley Construction & Cabinet Co. 
  Melody Derrick, General Contractor, Estimator and Project Manager
 
  Rory Woolsey, The Gordian Group
 
Category: AQC, Small & Emerging Webinar Series  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION 
This webinar will be presented from the viewpoint of a general contractor, subcontractor and professional estimating firm. It will identify how an bid can be formulated and developed into a proposal to present to a customer. The ABC Emerging Contractors Manual will be used as a reference, with all materials reviewed in detail. Additional forms will be supplied as tried and true samples to supplement those provided in the manual. The sections covered in both Webinars from the manual include: Estimating and Bidding Operations; Select Subcontractors and Suppliers; Evaluating Projects Critically; and Selecting Projects Carefully. 
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Banking and Financing for Contractors

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 90 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Jason Bakke CPA, CCIFP, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Category: AQC   
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will explore several options contractors may consider for long-term equipment financing and working capital lines of credit, including the related benefits, risks and limitations.  We will discuss and illustrate how the company’s financial information, operating results and long-term forecasts are commonly evaluated by financing and surety underwriters.  Having this understanding will help the business owner, company management and their advisors put the company in a best possible position to secure the necessary borrowing capacities. 

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Safety & Health Program Best Practices

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
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Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET) / 12:00 p.m. (CT) / 11:00 a.m. (MT) / 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Taylor Sikes, Director of Product Development, American Safety Council
Category: Training and Education, AQC  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
American Safety Council, a leader nationally in web-based safety training, will discuss the key components of a Safety & Health Program, including program best practices, resources available to ABC members, and the roles and responsibilities in administering a Health & Safety Program.  
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Fringe Benefits Done Right

Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 90 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Adam Bonsky, EVP of Government Markets, Fringe Benefit Group (The Contractors Plan)
  Eric Fowler, Regional VP, Fringe Benefit Group (The Contractors Plan)
 
  Sam Melamed, Insurance Trust CEO, ABC National
 
Category: Compliance, AQC  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Prevailing wage rules are complicated, and current practices are infrequently reviewed. Learning how to take proper credit for the fringe can save contractors tens and often hundreds of thousands of dollars, making your bidding more competitive and allowing business owners to set aside significantly more pre-tax retirement savings.
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Beyond LEED: Expanding World of Green Building Certification

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
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Time: 11:00 a.m. (ET) / 10:00 a.m. (CT) / 9:00 a.m. (MT) / 8:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Nash Emrich, Consultant, Paladino and Company
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Many new certifications are emerging, some focused on specific components of the building industry and others focused on encouraging a certain impact or result.   This webinar will discuss many of these relatively new certification programs and also take an in-depth look at several of the programs gaining traction in the market – LEEDv4, WELL Building Standard, and Living Building Challenge.
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The Contractors Plan is Expanding

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Adam Bonsky, EVP of Government Markets, Fringe Benefit Group
  Karen deMontigny, Eastern Regional Vice President, Fringe Benefit Group   
  Kevin Jackson, Vice President of Marketing, Fringe Benefit Group    
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION 
Since 2009, over 500 ABC members have adopted The Contractors Plan, provided by the Fringe Benefit Group, to assist them with their Davis-Bacon, prevailing wage compliance and retirement plan needs. Now we've teamed up with ABC National to broaden the scope of our offering by providing a total benefits solution uniquely designed for construction contractors including a full suite of benefits with ACA compliant major medical, dental, vision, life, disability, retirement and HRA plans, all managed through one benefits adminstration platform.
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Construction Technology Forecast: Harnessing Integration, Mobile, Sensors and Augmented Reality

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
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Time: 11:00 a.m. (ET) / 10:00 a.m. (CT) / 9:00 a.m. (MT) / 8:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: James Benham, CEO, JBKnowledge, Inc. 
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
In this dynamic session on the 2015 Construction Technology Forecast, James Benham sorts through the latest trends in building technologies, identifying short-term fads and long-term game changers from mobile apps to augmented reality and drones. Mr. Benham will also discuss the statistics behind the third annual Construction Technology Report, revealing how over 1,000 construction professionals are employing and integrating technology on building projects.
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Motivating and Managing the Millennials in the Construction Industry

Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Joel C. Pickering, Senior Vice President, Lendlease PM&C Americas
Category: Business Development  
SPONSORED BY BirdDogHR


WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Jeanne C Meister, a founding partner of Future Workplace and the co-author of “The 2020 Workplace” stated , It’s important to be aware of generational tension – loosely defines as a lack of respect for someone who’s of a different generations from you – among colleagues. It’s our job to help our employees recognize that they each have distinct sets of skills and different things they bring to the table.”  So let’s talk about it.
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Eliminating Field Errors & Increasing Profits with New Technologies

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET) / 12:00 p.m. (CT) / 11:00 a.m. (MT) / 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Greg Dukya, Sr. Product Specialist, On Center Software
Category: AQC, Training and Education  
Sponsored by On Center Software 


 WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
A recent On Center survey has found that up to 75% of contractors still rely on a dated combination of manual data collection and spreadsheets for their estimating, and this leads to costly errors. Emerging cloud based solutions for estimating and takeoff eliminate field errors by providing one safe, always accessible, always current repository for an entire project. Join us for this 45 minute session to discuss these future opportunities. 
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Estimating Webinar - Part 1

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 90 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Pat Oda, Neeley Construction & Cabinet Co. 
  Melody Derrick, General Contractor, Estimator and Project Manager
 
  James Walsh, Finishing Systems 
 
  Rory Woolsey, The Gordian Group
 
Category: AQC, Small & Emerging Webinar Series  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION 
This webinar will be presented from the viewpoint of a general contractor, subcontractor and professional estimating firm. It will identify how an estimate can be formulated and developed into a proposal to present to a customer. The ABC Emerging Contractors Manual will be used as a reference, with all materials reviewed in detail. Additional forms will be supplied as tried and true samples to supplement those provided in the manual. The sections covered in both Webinars from the manual include: Estimating and Bidding Operations; Select Subcontractors and Suppliers; Evaluating Projects Critically; and Selecting Projects Carefully. 

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Overcome the Challenges of BIM Data

Date: Monday, September 28, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Brad Hartnagle, Account Executive, Assemble Systems 
  Patrick Davis, National Customer Success Manager, Assemble Systems
 
Category: Training and Education  
SPONSORED BY ABC BUSINESS PARTNER - ASSEMBLE SYSTEMS


WEBINAR DESCRIPTION 
The rise of BIM continues to revolutionize the AEC industry. However, there still remains an overarching issue for many BIM users — how to realize the promise of BIM by leveraging and disseminating crucial model data locked up in the authoring tool. With Assemble, AEC team members can easily view, analyze and share model-based building information without having to fully understand BIM authoring applications.
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Choosing the Retirement Plan that Maximizes Benefits to your Company

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET)/ 1:00p.m. (CT)/ 12:00 p.m. (MT)/ 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Karen deMontigny, Regional Vice President, Fringe Benefit Group
Category: Training and Education  
PRESENTED BY ABC'S STRATEGIC PARTNER - FRINGE BENEFIT GROUP 


WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Choosing the right retirement plan begins with what the company wants to accomplish. Is it a tool to recruit good employees, retain employees, increase employee retirement savings, increase owners and highly comp contributions or reducing bid costs on government work? How much responsibility/liability is the company willing to assume in the plan? We'll also look at what various plans cost the company and the employee. 
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Managing Growth - Why Some Contractors Succeed and Others Fail

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 90 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Sam Carradine, The Surety and Fidelity Association of America
  Edin Zukanovic, Construction Bonds, Inc., a Division of Murray Securus
 
Category: AQC   
SPONSORED BY PROCORE 


WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Most contractors that fail do so after they have had some degree of success. This webinar will identify the most common reasons why contractors, especially small contractors, fail. The webinar also will provide suggestions on how to avoid these situations and the various management approaches and techniques that help ensure contractor success. The instructor will present real-world examples of contractors that have succeeded by avoiding common pitfalls.

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Lien Waivers: the Hidden Risks You Can’t Ignore

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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Time: 11:00 a.m. (ET) / 10:00 a.m. (CT) / 9:00 a.m. (MT) / 8:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Matthew C. Bouchard, Partner, Lewis & Roberts, PLLC
Category: Business Development, Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The only thing standing between you and your monthly draw is the lien waiver the party who owes you money is demanding before it will release payment.  As you put pen to paper, do you know what risks you could be accepting?  This webinar will help you understand those hidden risks and develop a strategy for managing them.
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How to Complete the 2015 National Safety Excellence Award Application

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Panel of Previous NSEA Winners
Category: Business Development, Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Learn how to successfully complete and submit the 2015 ABC National Safety Excellence Award application, as well as the key components necessary to compete and win the award.
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Killer Contract Clauses

Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET) / 11:00 a.m. (CT) / 10:00 a.m. (MT) / 9:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Angela Stephens, Attorney, Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Category: AQC, Business Development, Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This session will discuss those killer contract clauses and the legal and practical approach of how to address such clauses before you sign the contract and, after you have signed a contract with such killer clauses, how to address them during the performance of your contract.
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Lean Construction

Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET) / 12:00 p.m. (CT) / 11:00 a.m. (MT) / 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: John Planz, Vice President of Operations, Suffolk’s Southeast Region, Suffolk Construction
Category: Lean Construction, Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
An introduction to lean principals, how these principals can be applied in the construction industry, and the tools our company uses to do so.
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Risk Management for Employee Theft

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
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Time: 11:00 a.m. (ET) / 10:00 a.m. (CT) / 9:00 a.m. (MT) / 8:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Robert J. Duke, Corporate Counsel, The Surety & Fidelity Association of America
  Robert Flowers, Second Vice President, Travelers Bond and Financial Products    
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Just as a contractor should be cognizant of the perils of fire and other business interruptions, a contractor should consider the risk of employee theft in its risk management program.  Rather than assuming that “it cannot happen to me,” a contractor should note the reality of the exposure of an employee stealing from the company and purchase fidelity insurance to cover the risk of employee theft.  In addition, the business should establish sound internal controls to serve as a first line of defense to thwart and detect dishonest schemes by employees. 
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Fringe Benefit Group and UnitedHealthcare Discuss Ethics and Values in the Workplace

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Jenny Drescher, United Healthcare
Category: Training and Education  
PRESENTED BY FRINGE BENEFIT GROUP


WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
What a changing world we live in.  What are the core values and ethics of our business world?  How do we live by them and why are they important?  This workshop addresses the philosophical aspects of ethics and values as well as hands-on, practical approaches to apply in their personal and professional life.  We will also address how to show your manager/partner/child that you are a person of ethics and values. Read the rest of entry »

Confined Spaces in Construction: The Big Picture

Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Jessica Douma, Regulatory Analyst, OSHA
Category: AQC, Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Participants will learn about what safety precautions employers are required to take when their workers are engaged in construction work in confined spaces.
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Obliterate Profit Constraints with Integrated Processes

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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Time: 1:30 p.m. (ET) / 12:30 p.m. (CT) / 11:30 a.m. (MT) / 10:30 a.m. (PT)
Length: 90 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: David Brown, President, D.Brown Management
  Brian Andrew, Senior Consultant, D.Brown Management 
 
Category: AQC, Training and Education  
 WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Contractors that effectively integrate their workflow and systems can grow profits faster in a good economy and can weather the storm far better in a downturn. Topics include Profit Constraints – What is holding back your business, Understanding disconnects between functional areas of the company, how much they cost and how to bridge those gaps, and many more!  
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Project Management and Field Operations

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 90 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Matthew Bolyard, Senior Project Manager, Southway Builders, Inc.
Category: AQC   
Sponsored by Procore


 WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Want to know what your clients really want and how to earn their repeat business every time?  This seminar will provide valuable insight on day-to-day operations, throughout the entire project life cycle, as told from the general contractor’s point-of-view.
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Confined Spaces in Construction: How Do I Comply?

Date: Thursday, July 9, 2015  Watch Now
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Gary Clevenger, CNA National Risk Control Director, CNA 
  Matthew Crouse CSP, CHMM
 
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
OSHA released the long-anticipated Confined Space Standard for Construction, which will take effect August 3rd, 2015. Given the new standard's complexity, organizations should not wait to review the changes. The new OSHA standard will affect every workplace that performs confined space entries.

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Prescription Opioid Abuse in the Construction Industry: Risk Factors and Solutions

Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Michael Kim , PhD, MPH, Analytics Director, CNA 
Category: AQC, Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar provides a high-level overview of the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the construction industry, addresses the risk factors and then provides actionable solutions to avoid return-to-work pitfalls.

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Fiduciary Roles and Responsibilities in the Establishment and Operation of an ERISA Retirement Plan

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Christine Cushman, JD, LLM, Technical Director, Nationwide
  Karen deMontigny, Eastern Regional Vice President, Fringe Benefit Group   
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Join Fringe Benefit Group for a webinar about the principles of ERISA that affect the establishment of the retirement plan, learn about the fiduciary roles and responsibilities of the various parties associated with the operation of the plan, and take away a summary of the best practices in investment management and prudent practices in the operation of the plan.
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Getting Bonded to Broaden Opportunity

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET) / 12:00 p.m. (CT) / 11:00 a.m. (MT) / 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Steven D. Moore, Construction & Surety Manager, Invincia Corporation
Category: AQC, Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The bond qualification process will be de-mystified for contractors who have never been bonded before, for contractors unsatisfied with their current program, and contractors facing difficulty obtaining the bond program they want.
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"Blacklisting" Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces

On Aug. 24, 2016, the Obama administration issued the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces (or “blacklisting”) final rule, which would have threatened federal contractors’ due process rights, injected unwarranted subjectivity and added needless and duplicative layers of bureaucracy into the federal acquisition process.

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New ABC Discount Programs

Date: Monday, June 15, 2015  
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Time: 11:00 a.m. (ET) / 10:00 a.m. (CT) / 9:00 a.m. (MT) / 8:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Jennifer Gibson, Next Jump
  Wendy Ragle, AutoZone    
Category:    
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Learn about ABC’s upcoming new discount programs.  ABC Marketplace with Next Jump offers a one-stop shop for discounts from thousands of merchants for employees of member companies.  AutoZone, the leading auto parts and accessories retailer, has developed a great savings program for both ABC member companies and their employees.
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Prevailing Wage Survey Results Presentation

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Sam Melamed, Senior Director of Sales, ABC Insurance Trust
  Adam Bonsky, Executive Vice President, Fringe Benefit Group
 
Category: Training and Education  
ABC MEMBER ONLY WEBINAR 

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
ABC will be presenting the results of the 2015 prevailing wage survey. The survey was recently concluded and includes results from more than 600 ABC members who perform federal, state and municipal prevailing wage work.

The results will be explained and compared with past survey results and will include exert analysis, key takeaways and best practices based on survey results.

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WIBs, One-Stops and Federal Training Dollars: A Beginners Guide to the Public Workforce System

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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Time: 1:30 p.m. (ET) / 12:30 p.m. (CT) / 11:30 a.m. (MT) / 10:30 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Mike Glavin, Director of Workforce Policy and Programs, ABC National
  Tamar Jacoby, President, Opportunity America   
Category: AQC, Training and Education  
ABC MEMBER ONLY WEBINAR 

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) re-writes how our nation’s public workforce  system functions and authorized the spending of BILLIONS of dollars on training.  Learn how this system functions and what available resources are available to train the future construction workforce.
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What Is Compensable Time Under the FLSA – Recent Developments and Special Challenges Facing Employers in the Construction Industry

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
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Time: 11:00 a.m. (ET) / 10:00 a.m. (CT) / 9:00 a.m. (MT) / 8:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Diane Apa Hauser, ESQ, Partner, PaisnerLitvin, LLP
Category: AQC, Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
During this webinar, we will review the new test defined by the Supreme Court regarding whether pre- and post- shift activities constitute compensable time. We also will review other special challenges that employers in the construction industry face when deciding what constitutes compensable time.  
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The Basics of Construction Accounting and Financial Management

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Tony Stagliano, CPA, CCIFP, Director, CBIZ, MHM, LLC (CBIZ)
Category: AQC   
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will offer an introduction to construction accounting processes and cost management systems. This webinar will also assess the most important elements of a contractor’s financial and cost management systems. It is geared toward accounting personnel, owners, financial service providers, project/construction managers, risk professionals, technology vendors and others who are familiar with construction accounting but want to learn more. Read the rest of entry »

Owner/Contractor Agreements and Choosing the Right One for Your Project

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Joshua Ballance, Senior Manager and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents
Category: Documents  
ABC MEMBER ONLY WEBINAR 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Learn about the new AIA Sustainable Projects documents and strengthen your knowledge of other AIA Contract Documents most commonly used by Contractors. Understand the contractual relationships when entering Owner/Contractor agreements using the various project delivery models, including: Design-Bid-Build, Construction Manager as Adviser, Construction Manager as Constructor, Design-Build, Integrated Project Delivery, and Small Projects.
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Leadership DNA

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: David Fair, Principal, The Callidus Group LLP
  Robert Graham, Principal, The Callidus Group LLP   
  Bill Ringle, Principal, The Callidus Group LLP   
Category: AQC, Training and Education  
Sponsored by BirdDogHR


 
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Leadership DNA explores the fundamental truths of Leadership.  What exactly is Leadership?  Is it different than management? Can it be learned?  What are good leadership traits, practice and skills that good leaders practice.
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Leveraging the Cloud for Effective Job Sites

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET) / 11:00 a.m. (CT) / 10:00 a.m. (MT) / 9:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Bill Kracunas, Principal, McGladrey
  Chris Wetmore, Director, McGladrey   
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Bill Kracunas, Principal and Chris Wetmore, Director from McGladrey will be presenting on the latest technology trends hitting the construction industry.  They will be reviewing key jobsite technologies from cloud technology to mobile to how to handle and collaborate on large files.
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Introduction to Building Envelope Commissioning

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET) / 11:00 a.m. (CT) / 10:00 a.m. (MT) / 9:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Kevin Perri, Energy Services Project Manager, Viridian
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will focus on the overall building envelope commissioning process.  Topics will include considerations during design reviews, what to look for during site visits, and describe how functional testing is performed on building envelopes.

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Using Cloud-Based Technologies to Rapidly Scale Your Growing Business

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Gabe Cooley, CEO, Rayco Painting and Rayco Energy
  Mary West, CloudBase Services (an Intuit QuickBase SI)
 
Category: Business Development  
Webinar Sponsored by Intuit

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The construction industry is experiencing a major shift; new technologies are being introduced every day to help minimize the time, resources and dollars spent. Many construction companies are turning to cloud-based platforms to help maximize productivity including optimizing workflows, minimizing time spent waiting around for the right people, tasks and/or materials, and ensuring a safe worksite each and every day. Read the rest of entry »

Leverage Building Systems for Speed, Quality, and Profit

Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: AQC, Jason Blenker, President, Blenker Building Systems, Inc.
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This session will not only explore how applying building systems to your projects can solve common issues such as scheduling delays and material and labor shortages, but improve onsite efficiency and quality control, resulting in fewer callbacks and project delays. 
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Documentation Requirements for the Project Manager

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET) / 11:00 a.m. (CT) / 10:00 a.m. (MT) / 9:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Angela Stephens, Attorney, Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Category: AQC   
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This session will cover documentation tips for your project managers so that they can gather necessary documents during the project that help support your claims long after the project is over, saving time and headaches down the road.
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Business Continuity

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET) / 11:00 a.m. (CT) / 10:00 a.m. (MT) / 9:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Pam Walaski, CSP, CHMM, Compliance Management International
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Business continuity is essential for any organization and encompasses a variety of tasks and activities that assure critical operations are resilient in the face of a serious incident or disaster that significantly interrupts business functioning. Most organizations do not have sufficient continuity plans in place leaving them extremely vulnerable and likely to fail in the event of a crisis.

This session will cover the fundamentals of continuity planning following a model developed by the National Fire Protection Association along with pother best practices. 
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How to Eliminate Chaos and Inefficiency in Your Service Business

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Ray Thomas, VP Sales, MSI Data
  Scott Hegrenes, Product Manager,Viewpoint Construction Software
 
Category: AQC   
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Learn how the right mix of people, processes and technology can effectively position your service business for rapid growth and increased profits.  Read the rest of entry »

Content Marketing for Commercial Construction: How you can use resonating & original content and Social Media to improve your SEO

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Taylor Vieger, Chief of Content/Owner, Resounding Mountain 
Category: Training and Education, HR Policy  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
A lean and memorable guide to strategically using original content, Social Media and your website to improve your Search Engine Optimization. Read the rest of entry »

Mastering Profit-ABILITY: The Three “Pillars” that Drive Your Bottom Line

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Gene Morton, Author, "Leaders First: Six Bold Steps to Sustain Breakthroughs in Construction”  
  Susan Hasty, Principle, 360 Profit Masters
 
Category: AQC   
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will explain the foundational components that make up a company’s business model, define what is becoming essential to building a “Results based Culture” and internal reporting system that, when aligned, is the catalyst for improving a businesses’ ability to sustain profits consistently in a changing world.   
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Immigration Compliance – I-9 Violations; Self-Audits, Correcting Errors & What to do if an Employee Presents a New Identity

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Bruce E. Buchanan, Attorney, Siskind Susser P.C.
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
This webinar will review a number of subjects that owners, HR professionals, superintendents and other management officials, need to know about immigration compliance.  Specifically, it will cover examples of I-9 violations, the potential costs of an ICE inspection, how to protect your company through I-9 self-audits, the proper way to correct I-9 form errors, and what to do if an employee presents a new identity.
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Fall Protection Issues in Construction

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Gary Clevenger, CNA National Risk Control Director, CNA 
Category: AQC   
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Falls are a leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry. This webinar covers fall protection issues directly related to construction hazards. Read the rest of entry »

Code Green: What Contractors Need to Know to Work on IgCC Projects

Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET) / 12:00 p.m. (CT) / 11:00 a.m. (MT) / 12:00 p.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Stuart D. Kaplow, P.A.
  Will Kelley, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP
 
Category: Training and Education, Green Building  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The 2015 version of the International Green Construction Code had been approved. The IgCC is spreading across the country and it is in your future. Are you ready? Read the rest of entry »

LEED v4 Lessons Learned

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Michael Picone, LEED® AP ID+C, Google
   Hawkins Thomas, LEED® AP BD+C, HITT Construction Inc. 
 
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The introduction of the newest iteration of the LEED rating system has left many people scratching their heads. As some may know, the LEED v3 project registration sunset date is approaching and quite rapidly. It’s safe to say that LEED v4 is here and it’s here to stay! As with anything new, there is always a learning curve associated.
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LEEDv4: What Contractors Need to Know

Date: Wednesday. March 11, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: April Ambrose, LEED AP BD+C, Territory Manager,  Viridian
Category: Training and Education  
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
April Ambrose, LEED AP BD&C, will review the new LEED v4 rating system as it affects contractors highlighting changes from LEED 2009, new requirements, credits, and timeline for LEED v4 projects. From strategies to documentation, you will want to hear this review! 

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