A Foreman’s Field Guide To Developing Your Workforce

BTEA and MCAP are pleased to announce that Nic Bittle will be conducting an extended seminar for supervisors and foremen of our contributing contractors.

In A Foreman’s Field Guide to Developing Your Workforce, Nic will walk your foremen and supervisors through how to develop their team for long-term success.  As natural mentors on the jobsite it is up to the Foremen and Supervisors to develop their crew to be the next leaders of the industry.

In this program your Supervisor/Foreman will learn:

  • The 4 Core Competencies lacking in most of the workforce entering the industry today.
  • How to develop those competencies within your team while on the job.
  • How to develop each team member so that everyone communicates on a higher level.
  • The tips, tricks, tactics, and techniques a foreman and/or supervisor must master to effectively lead in today’s market.

 

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150 Second Stand Down for Recovery at 11:30 AM

Join hundreds of employers and thousands of union members for an industry-wide stand down to raise awareness about substance abuse and recovery.

In Massachusetts, 150 out of every 100,000 construction workers die an opioid-related death.  Construction workers are 6x more likely to suffer an opioid-related death than all other workers.

Join our members, sponsors, and supporters as we conduct a 150 second (2.5 minute) stand down at 11:30 AM on Friday May 3rd, 2019.  We ask that everyone pause work and observe a moment of silence as we reflect about the ongoing opioid epidemic and raise awareness for those struggling with addiction or in recovery.

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Recovery on a Local and National Level

Join BTEA for a reception to help close out Building Trades Recovery Week. Featuring a distinguished group of speakers as they discuss various initiatives both locally and nationally that they are using to address substance abuse issues.

Speaker Panel

  • Congressman Stephen F. Lynch – U.S. House of Representatives
  • John McGahan – The Gavin Foundation
  • Jim Wahlberg – Mark Wahlberg’s Youth Foundation and Wahl St. Productions
  • Timothy Irving – OSHA/USDOL

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Labor Management Panel on Substance Abuse and Recovery

The Labor Management Panel will present some ongoing best practices across the industry about how to proactively manage and support individuals in recovery.  Come learn how BTEA Member, Dave Argus of Karas & Karas Glass and Shawn Nehiley of Ironworkers Local #7 help those in recovery get back on their feet and get back to work while staying sober. In addition, Jim Morgan, President of Worcester Air will discuss the benefits of utilizing a drug testing program and what he does as an employer to keep track of his employee’s health, and how it has benefited his company and his industry.

Please join us to learn effective tools labor and management are using to help during this epidemic.

Building Trades Recovery Week Kickoff Event

Join the Building Trades Employers’ Association at IBEW Local 103 to kick off Building Trades Recovery Week.  This event is a dinner reception featuring a roster of leading voices from the construction industry and all across the spectrum of addiction care. We will also feature a dual keynote by Mayor Marty Walsh and hear about Chris Herren’s experience as a leading advocate for substance abuse treatment and recovery.

Speakers:

  • Thomas S. Gunning III – Opening Remarks
  • John Christian – Modern Assistance Programs, Inc.
  • Frank Callahan – Massachusetts Building Trades Council
  • Gregory Acampora, M.D. – MGH/Harvard Addiction Medicine Team
  • Mayor Martin J. Walsh – City of Boston
  • Chris Herren – Herren Talks, Herren Wellness, The Herren Project

Increasing Your Company’s Bankability and Profitability Seminar

Attention all Business Owners, Future Contractors, CFOs, and Controllers. Now is your chance to learn about how your company’s finances can be better managed to help you improve your bottom line.  Join our exciting speaker, David Ashcraft, as he walks you through this seminar!

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MA Statewide Contracting Opportunities Still Available!

The Massachusetts Operational Service Division (OSD) has asked BTEA again to promote the 3 Tradespersons Statewide Contracts. They want to identify union contractors available to bid on some small to mid-size state contracts for trade services required by state facilities.

Interested in this opportunity? If you are, please read over the flyer below!

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Construction Technology Seminar

Exploring the Five Job Site Workflows & the Place of Mobile + Future Construction Technology

Rob McKinney (the Construction App Guru) of JBKnowledge, a premier construction technology consulting firm, will lead the presentation covering the following:

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