Asbestos Overview by Gio Fanelli, Trainer, ERT

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Download the .pdf of this article ASBESTOS OVERVIEW by Gio Fanelli. Recently several PHCC of California contractors have incurred liability on construction projects by not testing for asbestos prior to performing work.  PHCC of California called on industry expert Gio Fanelli, Environmental Consultant and Trainer at ERT to educate our membership.  Gio writes: The word Asbestos is not a scientific …

CAPHCC Alert: Important Asbestos Information for PHCC Contractors

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Recently several PHCC Contractors have incurred liability by not testing for asbestos prior to performing work.  Insurance companies have refused to pay homeowner’s claims on damage because of the lack of an asbestos test, and subrogated (transferred liability) to contractors. Asbestos testing is required on ALL plumbing & HVAC construction work that disturbs asbestos, even in the case of newer homes …

CAPHCC Govt Affairs Report – Richard Markuson, Lobbyist

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Reminder: New Piece-rate Law: On October 10, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1513, which added new requirements with regard to employees who work on a piece-rate basis. The new law, which amends California Labor Code section 226.2, changes the way employers are required to pay employees paid on a piece-rate basis. The new section 226.2 goes into effect …

Why Should We Belong to an Association? by Tracy Threlfall, Executive Vice President

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Why Should We Belong To An Association? by Tracy Threlfall, Executive Vice President, PHCC of California The dictionary’s definition of association is a group of people organized for joint purposes.  Founded in 1900, the PHCC of California is part of the nation’s oldest tradest association, and the most current and active support of the plumbing-heating-cooling industry in California today. The readership …

PHCC of San Francisco & San Mateo Counties seek an Executive Director

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We are in search of an energetic, organized & fun person that can help grow our local trade organization. The oldest and most established trade organization in the nation is the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association. The San Francisco and San Mateo Counties are in search of a local Executive Director. Our Mission: Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association is dedicated to …

CAC 2015 – First Quarter Meeting Review

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February  2, 2015 California Apprenticeship Council 2015 First Quarterly Meeting January 28 – 29, 2015 Hyatt Regency Monterey The 2015 First Quarterly CAC Meeting met January 28 – 29, 2015 at The Hyatt in Monterey CA. There was no Executive Session, no announcements or new communications to report. Apprenticeship: The most exciting news was the FULL Restoration of apprenticeship RSI …

CAPHCC Legislative Update by Richard Markuson, Lobbyist

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2015 Legislation The State Legislature is back to work and follows are bills introduced to date: AB 67 by Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez would enact the Double Pay on the Holiday Act of 2015 that would require an employer to pay at least 2 times the regular rate of pay to an employee for work on a “family holiday” defined …

PHCC GSA Training Facility Updates by Theresa Perez, Training Coordinator

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10/7/14: Tyler Kruse with Milwaukee Tools demonstrated tools with hands-on activities with students. 10/8/14: Leo Deagon with Plumbing Products Group gave a demo on PEX to the students and instructed hands on training activates. 10/9/14: Jim Casey of Osborne held a PEX of Gas Demo training for the students and the public to attend at the training facility. 10/9/14: PHCC …

New CSLB Board Member Appointed

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www.cslb.ca.gov     |     CheckTheLicenseFirst.com     |     SeniorScamStopper.com     |     www.cslb.tv   October 22, 2014 CSLB #14-16         New CSLB Board Member Appointed Search for New Registrar of Contractors Under Way SACRAMENTO – The California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) welcomes new Board Member, Susan Granzella, of Sacramento, who was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on …

PHCC Spotlight On Koehler Plumbing

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The Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors of California would like to spotlight one of its members: Koehler Plumbing, a member of the local chapter, PHCC of Central Coast. Serving the Santa Maria area, Koehler Plumbing has held its contractor’s license since 2005, with classification C36.  (To find out what these classifications mean, find a key, with detailed explanations, on the Contractors …