Category Archives: CAWP Weekly

CAWP COVID-19 Awareness Training Available Online

The COVID-19 Pandemic Response Training Tool helps contractors and their employees comply with current training requirements and educates participants about the facts of the COVID-19 pandemic and how they can protect themselves and those around them. The goal of this program is to provide online COVID-19 awareness training for the industry. The program has four […]

Surface Transportation Law – UPDATE

The current surface transportation law – the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act – expires on September 30.  During the pandemic, the Association has held several online meetings with local Congressmen and Senators advocating for a long-term reauthorization.   However, with the upcoming election, it has become clear that a one-year extension of current law is the […]

Join CAWP for Safety Construction Week – September 14-18

Safety Week is an opportunity for people and companies to work together and celebrate the incredibly hard work by people in our industry who make safety the foundation of everything they do. Ideas on how your company can demonstrate your continued commitment to building a stronger, safer industry are available at the link below.

Training for Common Construction Site Staffing Issues Related to FFCRA & CARES Act

Join presenters Jason Mettley and Elaina Smiley, attorneys with Meyer Unkovic and Scott on September 22 for an educational course detailing common staffing issues related to FFCRA and the CARES Act on construction sites. While the course is complimentary for CAWP members, registration is required.

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Commercial Driver Licenses, Commercial Learner’s Permits and Hazardous Materials Endorsements

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts, expiration dates for commercial driver licenses and commercial learner’s permits will be extended for Pennsylvania residents through September 30, 2020. Expiration extension deadlines on non-commercial driver license, photo identification cards, learner’s permits and camera cards expired on August 31.  Effective […]

Lacking Time and Guidance, Businesses Won’t Defer Employees’ Payroll Taxes

According to a recent article from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), companies and payroll administration firms in the U.S. say they won’t be able to comply with a presidential directive that sought to allow employers to defer employees’ portion of Social Security payroll taxes beginning Sept. 1. 

Construction Safety Week 2020 Save The Date

Construction Safety Week is now scheduled for September 14-18, 2020. Every year during Construction Safety Week, construction companies reinforce and celebrate our shared commitment to safety with mass safety meetings, equipment demonstrations, job tours, appreciation barbecues, and more. Join us and bring Safety Week to life at your company by planning events on your projects […]

Common Construction Site Staffing Issues Related to FFCRA & CARES Act

Dates / Times:September 22, 2020, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Instructors:         Jason Mettley and Elaina Smiley, attorneys with Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, LLP Course Topics:    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expanded employee benefits and protections related to COVID-19 by providing a new federal paid sick leave law, an emergency expansion of the Family and […]

Spotlight your Achievements – Nominate Your Company for the 2021 AGC Awards

The AGC awards programs recognize the nation’s most pioneering projects as well as talented and community-minded contractors, innovative and successful AGC chapters, student chapter achievements, and contractors implementing outstanding safety programs. If you think your company is worthy of recognition, make sure to nominate your company by October 21, 2020, to be considered. AGC member […]