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A. O. Smith Supports PHCC as New Corporate Partner
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) announces that A. O. Smith, a leading provider and manufacturer of water heating and water treatment solutions, is the newest PHCC Corporate Partner.
RWC Launches New HoldRite Website Design for Improved User Experience
As HoldRite approaches its 40th anniversary, company announces enhanced digital experience In anticipation of HoldRite’s 40th anniversary in 2022, Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC) is getting ahead of the celebration with a new website centered on improving the online experience for end users. These advancements will greatly expand RWC’s digital experience for contractors by using their feedback… more
Reimbursements End for COVID-19 Leave Payments
To help support workers during the pandemic, Emergency Family Medical Leave (EFML) and Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) programs were instituted. Originally mandatory for small businesses, these benefits were extended into 2021 as a voluntary program. Employers would be reimbursed by the federal government for limited payroll expenses that allowed workers to be paid to… more
Legislative Crunch and Potential Crises Ahead
The House is expected to vote on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework (BIF) today, September 30, 2021. Liberal House Democrats have threatened to vote against BIF if there is no agreement with the Senate on passage of a separate spending bill, the Build Back Better plan, a $3.5 trillion piece of legislation embodying the Biden administration’s social priorities. House Republican leadership is also mobilizing to vote against BIF, and with a narrow Democrat majority it is very possible the infrastructure legislation could be voted down.
A Year of “Last Times”
It is amazing that over six years have passed since I began my tenure as PHCC’s chief staff officer and this year has been filled with many “last times.” It’s been the last time for building budgets, preparing strategic plans, visiting corporate partners and sponsors, presenting at chapter conventions, participating in media podcasts, attending Alliance meetings, writing this PHCC CEO Team Brief, and now constructing our face-to-face PHCCCONNECT2021.