Business Management

  • 03.20.20

    White House Identifies Plumbers as ‘Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers’ in Guidance for Response to COVID-19

    The President and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have issued a Coronavirus Guidance for America identifying plumbers and other tradespeople as “essential critical infrastructure workers” as our nation responds to the threat of COVID-19.

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  • 03.19.20

    Potential Business Closures: What to Consider

    COVID-19: Six months ago, those words meant nearly nothing to the average person, but today it would be hard for anyone in the U.S. to not know what the virus is. The ever-evolving response to Coronavirus has had different effects across the country; unfortunately, some contractors are already faced with shutting down their operations because of “shelter-in-place” orders, as well as other directives and situations in their areas.

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  • 03.19.20

    Advocacy News

    2020 PHCC Legislative Conference Canceled

    PHCC leadership and staff, including the Board of Directors and the Government Relations Committee, have been monitoring the situation around the country regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • 03.19.20

    Coronavirus Business Practice Considerations

    To help you during this trying time, your QSC Business Coaches have put together some best practice suggestions for your consideration.

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  • 03.18.20

    COVID-19 Workplace Guidance

    PHCC—National Association has received numerous inquiries related to the current health crisis in America. While no one knows every detail related to this novel virus, the following are some suggested actions a contractor could use in their business. If in doubt, the local health authority would be a good resource to verify a business’s procedures.

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  • 03.17.20

    Advocacy News

    DOL Releases IRAP Final Rule

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule establishing industry recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAPs) and will maintain the exclusion of construction industry from IRAPs, thereby maintaining the integrity of Registered Apprentice Programs. PHCC filed comments on the proposed rule making which supported the ultimate outcome of the rule.

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  • 03.11.20

    ASSE International Publishes Three Revised Product Performance Standards

    ASSE 1014-2020, Performance Requirements for Backflow Prevention Devices for Hand-held Showers, ASSE 1020-2020, Performance Requirements for Pressure Vacuum Breaker Assemblies, and ASSE 1069-2020, Performance Requirements for Automatic Temperature Control Mixing Valves, have been designated as American National Standards by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and are now available for purchase.

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  • 03.04.20

    Coronavirus Considerations for Contractors

    As of this writing, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that there are 106 confirmed cases of U.S. citizens infected by what is called COVID-19, which stands for the year the coronavirus disease was discovered.  Contractors need to consider additional steps to protect employees to the extent they can.

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  • 03.04.20

    Bradford White Confirms its Commitment to Skilled Workers at White House Ceremony for Pledge to America’s Workers

    PHCC Strategic Partner Bradford White joins industry representatives to support training and education for skilled tradespeople.

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  • 02.26.20

    Register Today for the 2020 PHCC Legislative Conference

    Join your industry colleagues for two days of grassroots strategy briefings with Washington insiders and the opportunity to make a difference by telling your story to the decision-makers who need to hear it the most.

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