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AIA Contract Documents: ACD5 Basics

Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Watch Now
Time: 3:00 p.m. (ET) / 2:00 p.m. (CT) / 1:00 p.m. (MT) / 12:00 p.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Hasti Hejazi, Director, Global Innovation Education, The American Institute of Architects

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Don't miss this opportunity to attend an interactive session exclusively for ABC members on the latest version of AIA Contract Documents and products! Whether you are a new customer or have recently transitioned to the new online service (ACD5) from the desktop software, learn how to get the most from the online service and its new features. These enhancements include improved search functions, a personal clause library, custom templates, easy contract collaboration, and administrative capabilities for multiple-user accounts. Attendees will follow-along as the trainer demonstrates how to use key features, answer your questions, and show you how to access resources and support. 
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2017 Regulatory Roundup: The Impact of the Trump Administration on Construction Industry Labor and Employment Policies

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Watch Now
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 .m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Maury Baskin, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson P.C.
​ABC Member only webinar

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Over the last year, the Trump Administration has taken significant actions to rollback several of the burdensome regulations issued during the Obama administration. What has changed and what has not? What lies ahead for federal and state regulation of merit shop contractors and their employees?

ABC's General Counsel Maury Baskin will provide insight and legal updates on the following final rules: 
- DOL: White Collar Overtime
- DOL: Persuader
- FAR and DOL: Blacklisting Final Rule and Guidance (officially titled Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces)
- OSHA: Electronic Injury Reporting and Anti-retaliation (officially titled Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and            Illnesses)
- OSHA: Respirable Crystalline Silica and Beryllium
- DOL Task Force of Apprenticeship Expansion 
- Davis-Bacon
- Government-mandated Project Labor Agreements
- Other Obama executive orders that remain in place
- Changes for the better at the National Labor Relations Board
- The EEOC
- The increased impact of state and local regulations 



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DOL Training on Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 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: William Brooks, Senior Policy Advisor, Branch of Government Contracts Enforcement Team, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor
   William Isokait, Senior Compliance Specialist, Branch of Government Contracts Enforcement, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor  
   Sarah Marcus, Senior Attorney, Fair Labor Standards Division, Office of the Solicitor  
ABC MEMBER ONLY WEBINAR

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
On Sept. 30, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division issued a final rule to implement President Obama’s Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors, which requires certain federal contractors to offer employees up to seven days (56 hours) of paid sick leave annually, including paid leave for family care. The final rule went into effect on Jan. 1, 2017, and applies to new contracts and replacements for expiring contracts with the Federal Government that result from solicitations issued on or after Jan. 1, 2017 (or that are awarded outside the solicitation process on or after Jan. 1, 2017). 

William Brooks, Bill Isokait and Sarah Marcus from DOL’s Wage and Hour Division will provide training on the final rule’s requirements to assist federal contractors with compliance. 

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Section 179: Putting the U.S. Tax Code to Work for your Advantage

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017 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: Matthew Flynn, Tax Specialist, Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA)
  Scot Ciarkowski, Tax Specialst, Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA)   

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION 
Section 179 of the U.S. tax code presents a welcome opportunity for small-business owners like you to save money and tax time. An economic incentive designed to encourage the purchase of business-related equipment and spur growth in the economy, Section 179 lets taxpayers deduct the full or partial cost of certain types of property from their federal taxes for the year the property was purchased and put into service. Join Matthew Flynn and Scot Ciarkowski, tax specialists with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, to learn about Section 179, including depreciation and limitations and how you may be able to take advantage of this tax deduction for your business. 


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New Revenue Recognition Rules

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2017 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: Tim Wilson, National Industry Partner, BKD, LLP
Presented by BKD, LLP 



WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Revenue recognition will change with the adoption of Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606). The ASU eliminates most of the existing industry-specific guidance and significantly expands revenue recognition disclosures. More than 600 pieces of current revenue recognition guidance are replaced with an overriding principle and a five-step model. The standard requires entities to make more estimates and use more judgment than under current guidance. Join us for "New Revenue Recognition Rules," a timely webinar with BKD's Tim Wilson, National Industry Partner. 

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OSHA's Final Rule on Crystalline Silica: What the Construction Industry Needs to Know

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Watch Now
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 75 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Brad Hammock, Jackson Lewis P.C.
ABC MEMBER ONLY WEBINAR

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
On Sept. 23, enforcement of OSHA's respirable crystalline silica standard for construction went into effect. In a Sept. 20 memorandum, the agency announced a 30-day enforcement phase-in to offer compliance assistance to employers making good faith efforts to comply.

This webinar will provide the construction industry with background information about the new 29 CFR 1926.1153 - Respirable crystalline silica construction standard, including general information about performing construction work on silica containing materials, the historical significance of the rule, key details as to how the rule will affect construction jobsites, as well as necessary steps to comply with the final rule. 

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Delivering Value Through a Robust Customer Experience

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 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: Steve Coughran, Founder and Director of Strategy, Coltivar Group
Presented by Procore

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Listen in to this unique webinar where data and construction expert, Steve Coughran, Founder and Director of Strategy at the Coltivar Group will discuss the future of the customer experience and how you can implement analytics to attract and retain customers. 

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The Importance of Branding: Best Practices

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 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: Dit Vannouvong, Ram Commercial Advertising Manager, FCA

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Few companies devote more resources to branding, advertising and marketing efforts than automakers like FCA US LLC. After all, it takes name recognition to compete on a global scale, especially in the auto industry. The branding philosophies that underlie iconic names like Jeep®, Dodge and Chrysler are not reserved only for Fortune 500 companies, however. Even small, independent and local businesses can benefit from consistency in branding and messaging. 

Join Dit Vannouvong, Ram Commercial Advertising Manager, in this webinar as he shares branding best practices along with universal marketing lessons he has learned building both small and large brands. 
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Retirement Plans in Construction

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 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: Nathaniel Peniston, Vice President, The Contractors Plan
Presented by ABC's Strategic Partner, The Contractors Plan 



WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
The recruitment and retention of skilled employees has never been more critical to a contractor’s success, and this timely discussion will provide you with three key tips for attracting and retaining the best employees. While construction workers have historically been less likely to participate in – or be eligible for – employer based retirement plans, we are going to discuss the reason for the recent acceleration of offering plans and why participation is growing. Whether you are a smaller contractor considering a new program or looking for ways to benchmark the effectiveness of your current retirement plan, this discussion will enhance the effectiveness of your efforts. We will review a detailed snapshot of current retirement plan dynamics and benchmarking data, opportunities to save money and increase contributions on prevailing wage contracts, and arrangements that leading contractors are making to improve the administrative ease, employee engagement and return on investment. 
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The Speed of Innovation and Mastering the Art of Change

Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017 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: Dave Anderskow, President and Senior Business Advisor, Palmer Consulting Group
   Brad Elson, Senior Business Consultant, Palmer Consulting Group  
Presented by Procore

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
Join change superheroes Dave Anderskow, President and Sr. Business Advisor, Palmer Consulting with 22 years of industry experience, and Brad Elson, Sr. Business Advisor with 12+ years of improving culture and business processes, as they walk you through how to: 
- Innovate without fear
- Implement technology for success
- Improve company culture to accept change
- Understand Organizational Change Management (OCM) and why it's crucial to business success

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