Inside this issue: See how SMACNA is working on your behalf. Check out our 2017 Mid-Year Report. Are you your employees’ champion? Now available: SMACNA’s updated “Thermoset FRP Duct Construction Manual.” New market? NHF analyzes risk. 2017 safety winners announced.
October 2016 - SMACNA 73rd Annual Convention – Oct. 16-19, JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix; December 2016 - Council of Chapter Representatives – Dec. 4-6, Amelia Island, Fla.
Members of SMACNA’s Council of Chapter Representatives discussed recruiting, the SMART Heroes program, a chapter labor-management training program, and exchanged valuale ideas they could take back to their home chapters at the June Council meeting.
Chapters and contractors find information on contract settlements valuable to stay up-to-date on market trends and settlements.
Federal contractors need to be prepared to comply with the U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule “Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors.” The rule, established by the Department’s Wage and Hour Division, went into effect for most federal contracts entered into on or after Jan. 1, 2017.
Encourage your members of Congress to support the issues that affect our industry—important health-care legislation, composite plans, and infrastructure—when they are back in your home district this summer.
In 2011, federal agencies were directed to issue more than $2 billion worth of performance-based contracting for energy savings over a two-year period. SMACNA supported that directive and now urges the administration to extend this program for another five years. Many of SMACNA contractors specialize in performance contracting at the local, state and federal levels.
SMACNA's College of Fellows Scholarship Program is known for putting good students on the road to rewarding careers and lives. Sponsor our next generation of leaders by helping raise scholarship funds during the College of Fellows annual golf outing, Sunday, Oct. 22, in Maui.
SMACNA National is pleased to welcome new members.
The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) recently issued its “2017 Union Craft Labor Supply Study,” which looked at union-specific labor supply for the construction industry, including sheet metal workers.
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