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Meets with…Maryland State Sen. Thomas Middleton

Oct 3, 2016

MDSC_0015_Meets with Sen Middletonaryland Sen. Thomas Middleton (D-28th District) and Maryland State Delegate Edith Patterson (D-28th District) visited SMACNA contractor ADJ Sheet Metal Inc. recently at their shop in White Plains, Md. 

ADJ Sheet Metal President Greg Pickens and Executive Vice President Mike Doerk escorted Sen. Middleton and Del. Patterson on a tour of ADJ’s facility in White Plains, Md. Both lawmakers were impressed with the sophistication and technology at the plant. Pictured (left to right): Mike Doerk, ADJ Sheet Metal, Del. Patterson, Sen. Middleton, and Greg Pickens, ADJ Sheet Metal.

 ADJ Sheet Metal President Greg Pickens and Executive Vice President Mike Doerk, along with SMACNA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Executive Director Bernie Brill, discussed the industry and its challenges.

Sen. Middleton and Del. Patterson were interested in apprentices training, job creation, and the impact of technology on construction. They also discussed the impact of mandatory paid sick leave on construction and worker misclassification issues.