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Plumbing Industry Allies Support National Apprenticeship Act of 2020
National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 (H.R. 8294)
Published on: 12/3/2020
Plumbing industry allies, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States, Canada (UA), and Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association – National Association (PHCC-NA), enthusiastically support the passage of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 (H.R. 8294) by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill seeks to reauthorize the 1937 National Apprenticeship Act, which established the registered apprenticeship system, for the first time since its inception 83 years ago.
Remembering the Difference Plumbers Can Make In People’s Lives
Anja Smith
Published on: 12/2/2020
Plumbing can be thankless work. There are days, sometimes weeks even, when nothing seems to go right. Complaining customers, disgruntled employees, rising insurance costs. Aren’t there easier ways to make a living?
10 Reasons to Charge More
Matt Michel
Published on: 12/2/2020
Ironically, the greatest price resistance lies squarely between the ears of the company owner.
HR Question of the Month: Re-injury, Recovery and the ADA?
FEDERATED INSURANCE
Published on: 12/2/2020
I have an employee who texted me last week that he injured his back at home moving a dishwasher; that it was an old injury and that he re-injured and that he would need a couple of days to recover.
HB 636 filed by Rep. Senfronia Thompson regarding the plumbing law and TSBPE
Dorothy Gurka
Published on: 11/24/2020
Download your copy.
Bradford White Corp. Urges Focus on Recruiting Next Generation of Talent
Bradford White Corporation
Published on: 11/11/2020
Bradford White Corporation and Industry Associations Urge Skilled Trades Employers to Focus on Recruiting Next Generation of Talent.
New PHCC—National President Hunter Botto
PHCC—National Association
Published on: 11/2/2020
New PHCC—National President Hunter Botto Poised to Strengthen Membership, Leverage Opportunities in a Pandemic World
Stewarding the Children in Your Care
Fowler & Company
Published on: 11/2/2020
Today the Barry-Wehmiller companies
have total revenues of $2.4B. How they
achieved this level of success is an
interesting story.
FBISD CTE Check Presentation August 31, 2020
Dorothy Gurka
Published on: 10/7/2020
FBISD CTC Check Presentation August 31, 2020
Multi-Employer 401(k) Program Now Available to Members
Dorothy Gurka
Published on: 10/2/2020
Webinar coming soon!
The Unnecessary Crisis in the American Workforce
Ken Rusk
Published on: 9/30/2020
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, as of July 2017, a
record 6.8 million jobs that require skilled laborers were left unfilled. Many of them
are manufacturing jobs.
Fall 2020 Training & Education Schedule
PHCC—National Association
Published on: 9/30/2020
Find updates on the Fall Training schedule here.
Morrison Supply has partnered with FieldPulse Software to make running your business easier.
Dorothy Gurka
Published on: 9/3/2020
Members receive a 15% discount on monthly purchase, 20% discount on annual purchase, free onboarding and training, and free QuickBooks integration.
Pre-Apprenticeship Training - Online Program
PHCC Academy
Published on: 7/16/2020
This new online educational program gives prospective HVAC and plumbing apprentices an opportunity to learn about the p-h-c trade before beginning a longer-term apprentice program. (Registration Free for Classes for the rest of 2020)

Over 330 students have already enrolled in the program this year!
5 Career Day Tips to Help You Build Your Workforce
Dorothy Gurka
Published on: 6/25/2020
Attending or hosting a career day is a great way to recruit workers for your business! From students just starting to plan for their future to veterans looking for rewarding career opportunities, there are a number of potential recruits just waiting to hear what the p-h-c industry has to offer.
Ken Borski Retirement
Dorothy Gurka
Published on: 6/3/2020
Ken Borski retired earlier this month, from the City of Houston, as the Chief Plumbing Inspector.
Buildings Closed by Coronavirus Face Another Risk: Legionnaires’ Disease
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Published on: 4/28/2020
CDC's recommendation to restart water distribution systems.

Ensure the safety of your building water system and devices after a prolonged shutdown.

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ASPE and Gulf Coast PHCC - Meet the Students - Pearland ISD
Published on: 3/20/2020
ASPE and Gulf Coast PHCC recently visited Pearland ISD and gave an Introduction to Plumbing presentation to some of the students. The teacher raved about the "great program" and had several questions about how certain plumbing systems worked.
Learn More about Trenching & Excavation (video)
Published on: 10/29/2019
New OSHA Video on Common Trenching and Excavation Hazards
In response to a recent spike in trenching fatalities, OSHA has released a free training video on how to prevent injuries and fatalities from common hazards in trenching and excavation; the video is also available in Spanish.