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Your Business is Really a Community
Let’s think about your business… you know, the place you spend at least 2,000 plus hours a year out of the 6,736 hours available- assuming you also sleep. Much of that time is spent with “paid volunteers,” the majority of whom spend at least the same number of hours away from their home actively growing the business- something that is bigger than themselves.
World Plumbing Day is March 11
Tell us what you’re doing to celebrate!
Here are some ideas on how you can share the importance of what you do ... and inspire the next generation of skilled workers at the same time! Let us know how you end up celebrating World Plumbing Day ... and we’ll share your story in a future issue of PHCC Solutions magazine to inspire other PHCC members!
Focus Flash Newsletter – February 2020 Issue
In this issue of the Focus Flash newsletter: Cast your vote for our next class and promote a career in the trades.
President’s Budget Request for FY2021 More Funding for CTE and Apprenticeships
On Monday, February 10 the Trump administration released its proposal for funding the federal government in FY2021. Though the proposal includes an overall decrease in funding for the Departments of Education and Labor, the proposal includes increases in funding to career and technical education (CTE) and apprenticeship programs.
PRO Act Passes U.S. House of Representatives
On Feb. 7, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.2474, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. The legislation was a high priority for House Democrats and organized labor in this session of Congress and passed on a near party-line vote of 224-193 with five Republicans breaking with their ranks.