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Everything You Need to Know: Laborers (S. CA) MLA 2022-2026

UCON-Laborers (S. CA) Master Agreement 2022-2026 Overview

  • August 08, 2022 12:00pm  -  1:00pm PDT

Join us to review recently negotiated changes to the UCON-Laborers (S. CA) Master Agreement 2022-2026 that will impact payroll, operations, and your bottom line.

  • Bullet List of Class Objectives:
  • Review changes now found in the 2022-2026 UCON-Laborers (S. CA) Master Agreement
  • Discuss and answer topic-specific questions
  • Get critical insight on cost saving provisions and other compliance aspects of the new agreement

Everything You Need to Know: OE12 MLA 2022-2025

UCON-OE12 Master Agreement 2022-2025 Overview

  • August 17, 2022 12:00pm  -  1:00pm PDT

Join us to review recently negotiated changes to the UCON-OE12 Master Agreement 2022-2025 that will impact payroll, operations, and your bottom line.

Bullet List of Class Objectives:

  • Review changes now found in the 2022-2025 UCON-OE12 Master Agreement
  • Discuss and answer topic-specific questions
  • Get critical insight on cost saving provisions and other compliance aspects of the new agreement

 

Everything You Need to Know: Laborers (N. CA) MLA 2022-2027

UCON-Laborers (N. CA) Master Agreement 2022-2027 Overview

  • August 01, 2022 12:00pm  -  1:00pm PDT

Join us to review recently negotiated changes to the UCON-Laborers (N. CA) Master Agreement 2022-2027 that will impact payroll, operations, and your bottom line.

Bullet List of Class Objectives:

  • Review changes now found in the 2022-2027 UCON-Laborers (N. CA) Master Agreement
  • Discuss and answer topic-specific questions
  • Get critical insight on cost-saving provisions and other compliance aspects of the new agreement

127 Hours: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Your Team will Leave Inspired after hearing from Aron, the Subject of the Heart-Stopping Biographical Drama, 127 Hours.

  • November 02, 2022 2:30pm  -  3:30pm PDT

An extraordinary example of the human spirit pushed to the extreme, Aron’s legendary tale of survival and post-traumatic growth personifies resilience, perseverance, and the power of our minds.  Using evocative detail and bright humor, Ralston captivates and transports audiences into the intense darkness of his entrapment through to the euphoric release of his amputation. In his adept storytelling, the boulder that crushed his arm becomes a metaphor for the adversity we all experience in our personal and professional lives.

New Industry Law Updates

  • December 08, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PST

Get up to date with new construction industry employment laws affecting your organization’s policies and practices. This program will discuss new laws and court decisions and provide strategies to implement new requirements at your company.

What You Will Learn

  • Review the labor & employment laws that were passed in 2022 that will affect the Construction Industry
  • Discuss what the new laws mean for you
  • Discuss implementation of the new requirements

Target Audience

UCON Members

Sub Contractor Contract Writing Series - Claims, Dispute Resolution, and Termination

  • November 10, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PST

Our final session focuses on contractual provisions for claims (and hoops that must be jumped through to preserve them), limitations of liability—including waiver of consequential damages and liquidated damages—claim dispute resolution processes, as well as suspension and termination, for cause or convenience, by contractor or subcontractor, and related compensation or liability.

Harassment Prevention Training

  • November 08, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PST

Under SB 1343, all California companies with five or more employees must provide sexual harassment training to all employees. Non-supervisory employees must receive at least one hour of sexual harassment training, and supervisors must receive two hours of sexual harassment training. This training must be renewed every two years and be provided to any new hire within six months of their hire date or promotion to a supervisory position. This course meets the state-mandated requirements.

Prime Contractor Contract Writing Series - Claims, Dispute Resolution, and Termination

  • October 27, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PDT

The final session is this prime-contracts series will focus on contractual provisions for claims, limitations of liability – including waiver of consequential damages and liquidated damages – claim dispute resolution processes, as well as suspension and termination.

How to Build a Sustainable Relationship with Owners/Agencies

  • October 25, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PDT

Many times, owners will approach project pursuit awards with an eye towards trusted industry partners. Identifying owners that align with your company's approach to winning work can sometimes be challenging. Developing relationships with those owners can seem like an uphill battle. This class is an introduction to developing lasting, responsive relationships with agencies that support better communication, identifying their concerns, and providing solutions for them. In turn, these relationships prove to be trusted partnerships that make it easier to win contracts.

How the Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations Apply to Me a Motor Carrier

  • October 20, 2022 2:30pm  -  3:30pm PDT

This course will review the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration drug and alcohol testing regulations for drivers with a CDL.

What You Will Learn

  • Pre-employment testing.
  • Random testing.
  • Post-Accident testing
  • Reasonable suspicion testing
  • Supervisor required training.

Target Audience

Managers of commercial motor vehicle drivers

Instructor

Dave Helge, Idealease

 

Effective Planning Tools for Field Leaders

  • October 18, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PDT

Being a world-class field leader requires more than being able to put work in place. It requires being able to plan your work and work your plan.

What You Will Learn

  • Gain an understanding of the critical nature behind planning work, including the tools and best practices that will facilitate effective planning
  • Learn the techniques to get the maximum productivity out of your crews through enhanced daily huddles

Target Audience

Field Leaders

Instructor

Luke Matelan, FMI

 

Sub Contractor Contract Writing Series - Insurance and Indemnity

  • October 13, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PDT

In this class, participants will learn about different types of indemnity clauses, how subtle differences in indemnity clauses can have large impacts, and how California law limits indemnity and defense obligations owners and general contractors may extract from others. The interplay between indemnity and insurance will be explained, and typical insurance requirements will be analyzed for type of coverage, reasonable limits, acceptable and unacceptable exclusions, and differences in additional insured endorsements. The role of subrogation waivers will also be considered.

How to Get Paid/Prompt Payment

  • October 11, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PDT

This class will cover mechanic's liens, stop payment notices, and bond claims. You will learn practical tips to get paid!

What You Will Learn

  • Mechanic's liens
  • Stop payment notices
  • Bond claims
  • Practical tips

Target Audience

Everyone: even if you are not responsible for collections in the company, it is good to have at least a basic understanding of time frames and requirements.

Instructor

Janette Leonidou, Leonidou & Rosin Professional Corp.

 

Construction Insurance and Bonding

  • October 04, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PDT

This course will introduce the concepts of insurance, surety, and risk management for construction companies and projects. We will review specific insurance coverages, types of surety bonds contractors can expect to see in their contracts, establishing and enhancing safety programs, ways to mitigate risk, and turning your insurance program into a profit center.

Overcoming Workplace Negativity with Enthusiasm

  • September 27, 2022 2:30pm  -  5:00pm PDT

Overcoming Workplace Negativity with Enthusiasm is a live online program that will show you how to use Dale Carnegie’s proven ways to prevent the naysayers, whiners, and downers from robbing you and your group of the energy to succeed. In just 3 hours, you’ll learn specific techniques for dealing with that burned-out feeling so that you can lead with confidence and enthusiasm. Take a positive step toward success right now. Negative attitudes spread to the point where they eventually affect performance and decision-making. That’s the bad news.