Category Archives: CAWP Weekly

Crane Safety Management Course presented by AGC

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will be presenting a one-day training program covering best practices on crane safety management.  This program will be held at the Western Pa Operating Engineers Apprenticeship & Training Center in New Alexandria, Pa on March 26, 2020.   For details please view the safety bulletin or register below.

Women in Construction Week: Q&A with Ali Mills

As the first female board member and executive committee member in the Association’s 86 year history, Ali Mills, Executive Vice President/EEO at Plum Contracting, Inc. has construction in her blood. To celebrate Women in Construction Week, CAWP had a quick Q&A with Ali about her career path and love of the industry. Q: Where did […]

2020 Construction Market Symposium Materials Available

The 2020 Construction Market Symposium was held on Friday, February 28 at the CAWP office. Representatives from PennDOT districts 1, 2, 11 and 12, Alcosan, US Army Corp of Engineers, Allegheny County Airport Authority, Port Authority of Allegheny County, and the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority discussed projects that will be up for bid throughout […]

Senate Finance Committee Options for Highway Trust Fund Revenue

AGC is part of fluid discussions with key senators, committee staffers, and other stakeholder organizations about a proposal to fund the $287 billion highway bill, known as America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA), that was unanimously approved by the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee last summer. In addition to the Senate Finance Committee needing to […]

2020-2022 Labor Agreement – Now in Searchable Format

Finding the information you need in the 2020-2022 Labor Agreement has just gotten easier. The agreement is now formatted as an easily navigable PDF document. When visiting the CAWP website on a desktop computer, you must log in first with your CAWP Membership username and password. Then go to Services > CAWP Labor Agreement. Click […]

Crane Safety Management Course presented by AGC

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will be presenting a one-day training program covering best practices on crane safety management.  This program will be held at the Western Pa Operating Engineers Apprenticeship & Training Center in New Alexandria, Pa on March 26, 2020.   For details please view the safety bulletin or register below.

USCIS Releases New Version of Form I-9

On Jan. 31, 2020, The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. This new version contains minor changes to the form and its instructions. Employers should begin using this updated form as of Jan. 31, 2020. USCIS provides employers additional time to make necessary updates and adjust their business […]

EXTRA POINT

READ THE FINE PRINTIn Colorado, cannabis companies are under strict marketing laws. However, some have started to think outside the box- starting to sponsor state highways (which puts their name on the road signs). Nico Pento, Government Affairs Director for Terrapin Care Station, explained, “The rules governing highways signs are in a different section than […]