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  • 02.26.21 | Spotlight On...

    2021: Helping Members Thrive in the Next Normal

    After a challenging 2020, the plumbing-heating-cooling industry is looking forward to renewed prosperity with the hope that COVID-19 will fade into the background with the introduction of multiple vaccines and hence, encouraging the public to work, shop, dine and travel the way it did in pre-pandemic times. In fact, some economists are predicting the economy will return to normal by this fall. The recovery, however, will not be without its share of challenges.

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  • 02.24.21 | Advocacy

    Advocacy News

    Another COVID Relief Bill Slated to Pass House by End of Week

    The U.S. House of Representatives is going through the procedural motions to pass the American Rescue Plan, the fifth comprehensive COVID relief bill. It is expected to pass the House by Friday, Feb. 26, though it may have to overcome a few hurdles in the Senate. The bill is a major Biden administration priority that will provide additional emergency funding to state and local governments to fight the pandemic and mitigate its economic and public health consequences.

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  • 02.09.21 | Industry News

    Plumbing Industry Allies Support National Apprenticeship Act of 2021

    The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States, Canada (UA), the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC), and Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) applaud the House of Representatives for bipartisan passage of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 (H.R. 447) on Friday and strongly encourage the Senate to approve it as well

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  • 01.29.21 | PHCC News

    The Future of Membership

    One of the areas that PHCC National is exploring is governance – especially as it relates to membership. In preparing for those conversations, I reviewed Sarah L. Sladek’s (2011) book, The End of Membership As We Know It; Building the Fortune-Flipping, Must-Have Association of the Next Century, and took away some key concepts that I think are worth sharing.

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  • 11.10.20 | Foundation News

    Kirk Alter Teaching the Essentials of Project Management Class, Nov. 2020

    PHCC Project Management Boot Camp Goes Online

    How can you run a forty-plus hour, four-day Essentials of Project Management boot camp successfully run online? Partner with the professional crew at A. O. Smith University (AOSU) to provide the instruction over Zoom from their advanced video studio in Ashland City, Tennessee!

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  • 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 sign up!

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