News From PCCA...
Ogletree Reports on New EEOC Guidance for COVID Vaccinations
On December 16, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued revised COVID-19 guidance addressing questions related to the administration of COVID-19 vaccinations to employees. The guidance now addresses several common questions that employers have raised with respect to the COVID-19 vaccine.
PCCA Journal - 2020 Q4 - Available Online
The latest edition of the PCCA Journal is in the mail but you can avoid the wait by reading it online.
PCCA Hits the Right Notes in Nashville... We look at Election Results... PCCA's Brad Baumann is named to the TIRAP Advisory Board... the PCCA Year-End Product Showcase is featured and more.
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PCCA Announces 2021-2022 Scholarship Program
PCCA has begun accepting applications for scholarships for the 2021-2022 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.
New in 2021, PCCA will also be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a student at each school participating in PCCA's Who Will Do the Work? program. These applicants do not need to be affiliated with a PCCA member.
The application deadline is February 15, 2021.
We encourage all of you to pass along this information to your employees and their children. Please provide this information to your HR departments and use the PCCA scholarship program as a benefit to their employees.
ISE Podcast Features PCCA Members
Follow this link to hear Dan Levac and Matt Becker, from PCCA-member Preformed Line Products, discuss why future-proofing should be a primary goal when deploying broadband networks. The podcast was produced by ICE Magazine.
Partnering to Combat the Digital Divide with a Searchable, Interactive Wi-Fi Map
On October 20, several partner organizations announced the launch of the American Connection Project (ACP) interactive Wi-Fi map (www.americanconnection.io). PCCA is a member of the ACP, which is working to bring high-speed internet access to all households, with a focus on those in rural areas.
John Fluharty on COVID-19 and the HDD Market
Sharon M. Bueno, managing editor of Trenchless Technology talks to John Fluharty, chair of the Power & Communications Contractors Association (PCCA) and a longtime member of the HDD contracting community, getting his perspective on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the fiber-to-the-home market in relation to the HDD market.
PCCA 2020 Mid-Year Presentations
Presentations from the PCCA 2020 Mid-Year Meeting at the Omni Nashville Hotel (September 23 - 26), 2020) are available in the Education area of the Members Only website menu. PCCA Government Affairs Roundtable by Eben Wyman, Wyman Associates is a sample of this year's presentations.
You'll also find program listings from previous years.