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Contractor Resources Library

Access hundreds of valuable resources like Master Agreements, Forms, Rates, Charts, and more — all updated regularly and free to UCON contractor members.

Safety - It's Personal!

Kurt Kniffin, Stacy and Witbeck, Inc., UCON 2021 President

We have to pass on the commitment to safety to the next generation of construction leaders without making them attend the “school of hard knocks.” 

Santa Clara County to Require Vaccination Tracking

Santa Clara County has issued a new public health order that requires businesses to verify vaccination status of all "personnel" working at facilities or worksites in the county. This includes independent contractors as well as employees.

Contractors June 1 is the deadline to complete vaccination tracking order. Click here for more.

Upfront May 2021: Mark Breslin, UCON CEO

UCON's Construction Outlook: Back in (the) Black

For the year ahead, “Back in the Black” for everyone’s bottom line is a very likely outcome. The road ahead looks like greater opportunities instead of the downturn that we had feared.

Make Your Voice Heard

Join UCON in supporting or opposing some of the key bills this month.

Make your voice heard as a union contractor and employer. Click on the legislator to send a pre-formulated position letter.

Kurt Kniffin, President

Industry Compliance – Safety and Regulatory Issues Facing Our Industry

Compliance is a significant and worthwhile task for contractors – especially when facing new safety threats related to COVID-19. The virus, pandemic and the resulting evolving safety requirements created a once-in-a-lifetime safety and compliance challenge for the industry.

Roll Up Your Sleeves

Construction Industry Vaccine Resources

Find all the credible, unbiased vaccination information and tools for contracting professionals here.

How UCON is Working to Combat Vaccine Misinformation

What You Can Do

Over the next 60 days, our industry will have an opportunity to put the pandemic behind us. This can be achieved by getting enough of our workforce and our country vaccinated to reach herd immunity. 

But we face a serious challenge. 

Safety - It's Personal!

Kurt Kniffin, Stacy and Witbeck, Inc., UCON 2021 President

We have to pass on the commitment to safety to the next generation of construction leaders without making them attend the “school of hard knocks.” 

Santa Clara County to Require Vaccination Tracking

Santa Clara County has issued a new public health order that requires businesses to verify vaccination status of all "personnel" working at facilities or worksites in the county. This includes independent contractors as well as employees.

Contractors June 1 is the deadline to complete vaccination tracking order. Click here for more.

Upfront May 2021: Mark Breslin, UCON CEO

UCON's Construction Outlook: Back in (the) Black

For the year ahead, “Back in the Black” for everyone’s bottom line is a very likely outcome. The road ahead looks like greater opportunities instead of the downturn that we had feared.

Make Your Voice Heard

Join UCON in supporting or opposing some of the key bills this month.

Make your voice heard as a union contractor and employer. Click on the legislator to send a pre-formulated position letter.

Kurt Kniffin, President

Industry Compliance – Safety and Regulatory Issues Facing Our Industry

Compliance is a significant and worthwhile task for contractors – especially when facing new safety threats related to COVID-19. The virus, pandemic and the resulting evolving safety requirements created a once-in-a-lifetime safety and compliance challenge for the industry.

Roll Up Your Sleeves

Construction Industry Vaccine Resources

Find all the credible, unbiased vaccination information and tools for contracting professionals here.

How UCON is Working to Combat Vaccine Misinformation

What You Can Do

Over the next 60 days, our industry will have an opportunity to put the pandemic behind us. This can be achieved by getting enough of our workforce and our country vaccinated to reach herd immunity. 

But we face a serious challenge. 

Why UCON?

Elevate the industry by becoming a part of an association that is run for our members, by our members.

  • Labor Negotiations & HR Solutions
  • Political Advocacy and Industry Funding
  • Connect with top industry leaders
  • Regulatory compliance and safety services
  • Leadership development, virtual education, and relationship building
  • Extensive library of free contractor resources
UCON is an invaluable support system. They are responsive, thorough and offer the peace of mind to move forward.

Karen Silva, Navajo Pipelines, Inc.

UCON is extremely helpful. We always receive accurate and timely guidance. 

Brianna Newton, Veteran Pipeline Construction/Charge EPC

UCON is a platform for Contractors who want to keep this industry thriving. The return to members are tenfold the cost of membership.

Karissa Fox, Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP

Joining United Contractors is one of the most rewarding things I’ve experienced. Come see why.

Trony Fuller, Vulcan Materials Co., Western Division