News From PCCA...
2024-25 PCCA Scholarship Program
PCCA has begun accepting scholarship applications for the 2024-2025 school year. The scholarships are open to the children and other dependents of PCCA members' employees. Each scholarship is worth up to $10,000, and up to four scholarships are awarded every year.
PCCA is also awarding $1,000 scholarships to students at each partner school in the association's workforce development program: Northwood Technical College, Somerset Community College, State Technical College of Missouri, and Terra State Community College. These applicants do not need to be affiliated with a PCCA member.
PCCA 2024 Convention
March 8-13, 2024
We have record attendance for the annual convention and due to ballroom capacity limits,
we will not be able to register any new attendees without another cancelling.
PCCA Supports Repeal of DOL Davis-Bacon Rule
PCCA and other construction & business associations sent a letter to Rep. Lloyd Smucker on October 27 supporting his resolution to repeal the U.S. Department of Labor final rule, Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations. The new rule and ongoing use of this flawed policy will increase the burden to contractors and taxpayers with anti-competitive red tape and inflated construction costs.
Nulca Commits to Its Role in Reducing Damages by 50% Over Five Years
Nulca, the leader in the accreditation of underground utility locating training, has announced its commitment to answering the call of the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) in its annual DIRT Report, released September 21, 2023, for “unprecedented collaboration…, with each stakeholder group taking ownership and committing to necessary improvements…if we are to meet the goal of reducing damages by 50% over the next five years.”
PCCA Journal - 2023 Q3 - Available
The latest edition of the PCCA Journal is in the mail but you can avoid the wait by reading it online.
Featured in this issue: PCCA/CGA Keep Pushing on Damage Prevention, FCC Chair Calls for 100% Access to Affordable Broadband, we look at the Mid-Year meeting in Dana Point
The PCCA Journal is portable and optimized for reading on your phone or tablet.
PCCA 2023 Mid-Year Review
Photos and supporting materials for meeting presentations from the 2023 Mid-Year meeting are now available under the Members Only menu of the PCCA website. Look for the Education link after you've logged in.
The meeting brochure and schedule are also available for review.
PCCA Stands in Opposition to OSHA Tracking Rule, Spotlights Privacy Concerns
PCCA stands with many others in construction and other industries in opposing OSHA’s revisions to the Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses final rule. Unfortunately, this new rule, which reverses beneficial changes made in 2019, puts back into effect and expands upon harmful provisions that put employees and their employers at risk by forcing them to make public sensitive information about their employees and their workplace.