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Supreme Court Blocks OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS—What Does This Mean for Construction Employers

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 Register Now
Time: 2 p.m. ET
Length: 60 minutes
Speaker(s):   

Maury Baskin, Littler Mendelson P.C.

Moderator:   

Karen Livingston, senior director of policy, ABC National

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
ABC Members Only

On Jan. 13, the Supreme Court blocked the OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard for employers with 100 or more employees. This webinar will explain what the Supreme Court decision means for construction employers.

In a separate ruling by the Supreme Court the same day, the court lifted injunctions that had been issued against the CMS vaccination mandate applicable to health care institutions and their suppliers and contractors. The webinar will also provide an overview of this decision and its impact on contractors.

In addition, learn the latest on the nationwide injunction against the federal contractor vaccination mandate.

SPEAKER INFO

Maury Baskin serves as ABC’s general counsel and is a shareholder in the Washington, D.C., office of Littler Mendelson P.C., where he co-chairs Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute. He is one of the chief legal advocates for the rights of employers on labor issues throughout the country. Baskin has represented ABC and its member firms at every level of court, up to and including the U.S. Supreme Court.

Karen Livingston serves as ABC’s senior director of policy in Washington, D.C., and oversees regulatory actions, policies and guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Labor as well as several other federal agencies.

Competition and Compliance on Infrastructure Projects

Date: Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 Register Now
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Length: 60 minutes
Speaker(s):   

Nathaniel Peniston, vice president, The Contractors Plan; Adam Bonsky, CEO and president, ABC Insurance Trust

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION

The $1.2 trillion, bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has been signed into law. How will you prepare and position your company to win and manage this new volume of work? Competition for prevailing wage jobs is fierce. One of the most significant challenges for open shop government contractors is ensuring compliance with numerous rules and regulations while ensuring profitability. Whether competing on projects subject to the Davis-Bacon Act or local prevailing wage ordinances, contractors must be well-informed and have a team of experts to help them adhere to the complex rules and regulations at the state and federal level.

This webinar will define fringe benefits, how you can simplify the processes of meeting the prevailing wage requirements and how can you offer your employees a more rich and stable benefits experience. The discussion will cover how contractors can build a prevailing wage-compliant benefits strategy that helps attract and retain key employees. We will also discuss what actions you can take to be in the best position to comply with regulations and survive an audit.

SPEAKER INFO

Adam Bonsky, CEO and president, ABC Insurance Trust
Bonsky has more than 28 years of experience in employee benefits and human resources. He’s held executive leadership roles at KeyBank, Transamerica, CNA, Union Bank and Fringe Benefit Group. During his time at Fringe Benefit Group, Bonsky gained experience in building employee benefits programs uniquely designed to meet the needs of contractors performing work on Davis-Bacon and prevailing wage projects. Bonsky was also instrumental in building the longstanding partnership between ABC and Fringe Benefit Group.

Nathaniel Peniston, Vice President, The Contractors Plan
Peniston works with partners such as ABC to identify areas of collaboration and drive customer success. An expert in the administration and compliance challenges of hourly employees with prevailing wage and fringe benefit obligations, Peniston has published a number of articles and a book on the subject.

Chapter Young Professionals Program Best Practices

Date: Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 Register Now
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Length: 60 minutes
Speaker(s):   

Shane Fagan, A.J. Kirkwood & Associates, Inc.; Jeremy Lynch, Resource Options, Inc.; Juliane Medd, Consigli; Martha Patterson, ABC – Metro Washington; Andrew Perzi, Blue Bear Waste Services, LLC; Lindsey Russ, ABC – Pelican

Moderator:   

Jake Reedy, ABC

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION
ABC Members Only

Join us for a discussion with chapter staff and members representing the Connecticut, Metro Washington, Pelican, Rocky Mountain and Southern California chapters about chapter successes and challenges running their Young Professional programs. Learn how you can better engage your YP members and strengthen your existing programs.

SPEAKER INFO

Speaker information to come.