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 …

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 …

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 …

CSLB – New Applications and Fees

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Notice of New CSLB Applications and Fee Increases Applications CSLB has updated its license applications.  Effective May 1, 2017, CSLB will only accept versions of the applications listed below with a revision date of October 2016 (“rev. 10/16” in bottom left corner) or later. Older versions of the applications listed below submitted to CSLB after May 1, 2017, will be …

2015 UPC Code Update: Water Supply and Distribution: Materials

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PHCC of California is proud to partner with IAPMO to provide code update information to the PHCC of California Membership.  CAPHCC will present updates from the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code in accordance with our mission statement: PHCC is dedicated to the promotion, advancement, education and training of the industry, for the protection of our environment and the health, safety and comfort …

2015 UPC Code Update: 1208.5.9.2, 1208.7, and 1212.5 Gas Joints, Pressure Regulators and Valves

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2015 Guide to Important Code Changes 1208.5.9.2, 1208.7, and 1212.5 Gas Joints, Pressure Regulators, and Valves What Changed 1208.5.9.2 Heat-Fusion Joint. Heat-fusion joints shall be made in accordance with AWS B2.4 qualified procedures that have been established and proven by test to produce gastight joints as strong as the pipe or tubing being joined. Joints shall be made with the …

March Madness! Early Bird Pricing Extended for PHCC WEST 2017

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March Madness comes PHCC of California-style!  Early Bird pricing has been extended to March 15th, and that’s not all! All pre-paid PHCC Contractor Members that have registered for PHCC WEST 2017 at www.phccwest.com by March 15, 2017 will be automatically entered into a drawing for a $500 Amazon Gift Card! * Why come to PHCC WEST 2017: Building for the …

2015 UPC Code Update: Water Supply and Distribution: Discharge Piping

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PHCC of California is proud to partner with IAPMO to provide code update information to the PHCC of California Membership.  CAPHCC will present updates from the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code in accordance with our mission statement: PHCC is dedicated to the promotion, advancement, education and training of the industry, for the protection of our environment and the health, safety and comfort …