Presenter: George Hedley of HardHat Presentations, Newport Beach, CA
Competing in the construction marketplace requires every possible advantage including becoming more efficient to lower your field job costs. In this webinar, George Hedley will explain how the best project managers, supervisors and foremen improve field productivity by leading, managing, setting project goals, tracking progress and making people accountable to achieve better results and run efficient productive field crews.
Join fellow MBI member firms at 11:00 a.m. on December 11 for a free webinar provided by Bearance management Group of West Des Moines.
This webinar will address the new Healthcare Act and how it will affect your firm and your employees including independent contractors. Included will be information and discussion on the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care & Education Reconciliation Act (H.R. 4872). In addition, we will introduce some emerging strategies for employers to consider to help minimize the cost impact of the new laws.
A recent report by The Aspen Institute’s Workforce Strategies Initiative focused on the apprenticeship completion and cancellation rates among 18 construction crafts, including roofers, painters, laborers, carpenters, electricians, sheet metal workers, operating engineers, painters, glaziers, and drywall and ceiling tile installers.
The report titled, “Apprenticeship: Completion and Cancellation in the Building Trades,” is the latest in a series of research reports into the construction industry, including a 2009 national survey on construction pre-apprenticeship programs.
Proposed Rule Would Limit Federal Contractor Response Time to Evaluations
On Oct. 7, AGC submitted comments objecting to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council’s proposed rule that would shorten the minimum 30-day past performance evaluation (PPE) review period for federal contractors to just 14 days.
Members of MBI now have another source for workers compensation insurance. Midwest Builders Casualty has been providing work comp insurance to contractors in Missouri and Kansas since 1983 and has expanded into Iowa, solely to MBI members. When the next renewal of your work comp insurance comes up, contact one of these MBI brokers for a quote: