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Executive Order on Racial Bias
On September 22, 2020, President Trump issued Executive Order 13950, “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.” The Executive Order sets forth the policy of the United States “not to promote race or sex stereotyping or scapegoating” and prohibits federal contractors from inculcating such views in their employees in workplace diversity and inclusion trainings. The U.S. Department of Labor has issued additional Guidance to assist in implementation.
Remote Employees and Flextime
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to force up to half of all American workers to work remotely, in large part to address concerns regarding workplace safety. This has offered employees who work from home with the ability to accommodate other demands, such as remote learning for children and home care for elderly family members. The pandemic introduced a presumption of employer flexibility in how employees accomplish their work and as a result, has blurred the intent of two very different workplace benefits: ‘telework’ and ‘flextime.’
Content Too Good to Let It Go! What Are You Waiting For? Access Now!
PHCCCONNECT2020 attendees found the event’s content so valuable and relevant that we want to make sure everyone has access to it. If you were unable to attend the two-day event on Sept. 30-Oct. 1, it’s not too late to register for complete access! Just visit phccweb.org/connectto sign up!
New PHCC—National President Hunter Botto Poised to Strengthen Membership, Leverage Opportunities in a Pandemic World
Prepared to help member contractors “work smarter, not harder,” gain strength in numbers, and leverage pandemic-related challenges into new opportunities, Hunter Botto was installed as the newest president of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Oct. 1 during PHCCCONNECT2020.
With Wildfires Hitting Close to Home, PHCC of Oregon’s Darrell Fuller Steps In as a Red Cross Disaster Response Volunteer
Like so many associated with PHCC, Darrell Fuller is passionate about meeting needs in his local community. So when wildfires recently destroyed nearly a million acres in his home state – and with communities evacuating just a few miles from where he lives – the PHCC of Oregon executive director stepped in as a Red Cross Disaster Response volunteer. Since late August, he has deployed to two fires in California and two in Oregon.