What you don’t know can hurt you — especially where your firm’s financial statements are concerned. Join us in Tempe (Phoenix), AZ for the 2015 Financial Boot Camp.
Attend the Supervisor Training Academy, March 26-28, 2015 – St. Louis, MO. Space is limited.
Join us at the W Washington D.C. Hotel. Members only!
Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Members Only − Don't delay! Take the “e-version” of the SMACNA Safety Survey. Due date is May 8. Thank you.
The new year brings new opportunities including the chance to submit your 2015 SMACNA Safety Survey. The online survey for SMACNA’s 2015 Safety Excellence Awards Program (SSEAP) is revamped and easier to use. More participants are submitting surveys via the user-friendly online process.
Read about the recent Board of Directors meeting, legislative victory, and more…
There was an air of optimism at the January SMACNA Board of Directors meeting. Regions of the country typically strong, remain strong, and areas recently weak are holding their own. 2015 man-hours are projected to grow 1 to 2 percent over 2014. 2014 hours grew 2 percent over 2013—both favorable indicators.
Plan to join your fellow chapter leaders for the launch of SMACNA’s first Association Leadership Meeting, March 23-24, at the Four Seasons @ Las Colinas in Irving (Dallas), Texas.
President Obama signed the SMACNA-endorsed six-year reauthorization of the “Terrorism Risk Insurance Act” (TRIA) (Public Law 114-1). It ended a tortured Congressional negotiation process that saw the TRIA legislation expire at the end of the year as the 113th Congress came to a close.
In December, President Obama signed the “Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014” (MEPRA) into law as part of an omnibus government funding bill the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015.
Don’t miss your chance to fine-tune your expertise at SMACNA’s 2015 Collective Bargaining Orientation, Feb. 18, in Dallas.
Contractors often credit SMACNA’s world-class education programs as the key to their success. Start your “master’s degree” in business with these valuable courses offered this year. SMACNA’s Educational Programs often sell out quickly, so sign up today on the Educational Programs Web page.
2015 Senate and House recess calendar ─ During the last phases of the pension reform bill that was just signed into law we learned how important local contacts with your members of Congress are.
CHANTILLY, VA—President Obama signed the SMACNA-endorsed six-year reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) (Public Law 114-1) in mid-January, ending a tortured Congressional negotiation process that saw the TRIA legislation expire Dec. 31, 2014 as the 113th Congress ended. For the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) and the commercial-industrial construction industry, TRIA’s passage and extension was a major victory after an uncertain legislative process. SMACNA and the TRIA Coalition praised Congress and President Obama for cooperating to extend the legislation as a rare overwhelming bipartisan vote in the House and Senate, indicating the value of ...
Featured New Tech Manual, Pension Reform Victory, 75th Convention Location Announced and more.
With the long-term rising cost of fossil fuels, reducing the energy consumption of HVAC systems is increasingly important.
There’s good news for SMACNA contractors on Capitol Hill. SMACNA’s Capitol Hill office has been working on pension reform, the Senate Tax Extenders package, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, and “The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act.” It looks like there is more to do next year. Read more about these initiatives.
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