July 2020: What My State Membership $s Have Done For Me Lately 

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PHCC of CA is involved in a regional coalition that successfully pressed for a 30-day postponement of adopting an emergency COVID 19 ordinance that included onerous provisions on an employer’s right to recall as well as civil liability penalties. As proposed, the right-to-recall provision, essentially subjected contractors to a collective bargaining agreement without having any input. The civil liberties provisions, …

July 2020: What My State Membership $s Have Done For Me Lately 

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As a result of comments submitted by PHCC of CA and other trade groups, the “needle was moved” on the draft Mayors’ Commission on Climate Change Plan, extending implementation dates and including language related to evaluating the cost-benefit of mandating all-electric. Efforts to reduce/eliminate the production of carbon, “decarbonization”, take the shape of policies mandating all electric appliances and utility …

How to Tell if Training Will Be Worth Your Time

How to Tell if Training Will Be Worth Your Time

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If you’ve been in the trades for any period of time, you’ve probably attended (or at least been invited to attend) a training class or seminar offered by a manufacturer. While these in-person classes, including the ones we offer at Viega, have largely been put on hold or moved online due to COVID-19, they’ll resume eventually so this is a …

Governor Clarifies Construction Exemption

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On March 19, 2020, a coalition of construction associations, including PHCC, determined a comprehensive response from the state was needed to address conflicting permissibly of construction operations in county public health orders/directives. This coalition prepared and transmitted a policy recommendation which clearly established construction and related services as essential to the well-being of Californians to the Governor Newsom’s office the …

A Message from PHCC Government Affairs Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In the course of the past ten days, the American people and our industry has been confronted with unprecedented challenges regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. PHCC is working hard to ensure communication with its membership, and continuity of services and operations. Since the pandemic started, PHCC’s government affairs team continues to advocate vigorously for our industry and remains committed to: keeping …

Important March 2020 Election Information

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Dear PHCC members The California Legislature and Governor Gavin Newsom placed Prop 13 on the March ballot last year to sell bonds for school construction. But because of the influence of the State Building and Construction Trades Council, and the acquiescence of developers and other business groups, it includes a provision that gives priority to school districts with a Project …

February 2020: What My State Membership $s Have Done For Me Lately

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PHCC of CA Executive Vice President, Deborah Maus was one of 3 PHCC executives Federated Insurance invited to participate in an Executive Directors Roundtable to brainstorm strategies to keep insurance affordable for our memberships. In this era of nuclear verdict award amounts and increasing losses, the industry faces ever-increasing premiums and in some cases, decreasing coverage. Identified strategies include several …

Take me to your leader

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Plumbing organizations, and businesses are not made great simply by brand alone. Their greatness is guided by great leadership. The leadership that a company has is just as important as the products or services that they provide. Dell, BlackBerry, and Blockbuster were all companies that had phenomenal success but crumbled due to poor and inadequate leadership. There is a quote …

Tips for staying cool in the summer sun

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Parts of California are experiencing record breaking temperatures this summer, but we all know that work doesn’t stop just because it’s hot. So as the heat index rises,  here are a few things to keep in mind that may keep you and your employees safe from heat related illness or even heat related death caused by heat exhaustion or heat …

Jason Mullinax named the “Milwaukee Tools Apprentice of the month.” for April 2018

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Milwaukee tools implemented the Apprentice of The Month to showcase talented students who continuously go above and beyond to further their education through the PHCC GSA Training Facility. Selection is based on work ethic, classroom performance, attendance and cumulative grade. For the month of April, Milwaukee Tools partnered with the Training Facility to name third year student Jason Mullinax as …