Present with Presence

Join the BTEA & MCAP for a presentation by the Bolder Company. The Bolder Company is a talent development firm seeking to drive lasting behavioral change that empowers businesses to thrive. They combine fully experiential, improvisation-based learning with grounded, outcomes-focused content in the building and construction industries.

In every interaction we have the opportunity to make an impression. As the newest sub on a job or as the GC of a large project, the way we present ourselves and communicate with others has a significant impact on how smoothly we can get things done with and through others. This 90-minute session focuses on the physicality, tone of voice, facial expressions, and more that transmit confidence and ease.

Attendees are required to have access to a camera on their computer or cell phone as this course will utilize breakout rooms to allow individuals a chance to practice their communication and participate.

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Employment Discrimination 101 Webinar w/ MCAD

This 3-4 hour webinar covers the following topics: disparate treatment, harassment, disability accommodations, religious accommodations, and pregnancy accommodations. This is perfect for all staff members, supervisors, and HR professionals who do not have a background in anti-discrimination law.

This webinar will be hosted by the BTEA and presented by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD).

Please register below and you will receive an email confirming your Zoom registration soon.

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ANSI Lift Training Webinar (Classroom Portion)

The Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) will be offering a Lift Training Webinar in conjunction with Contractor’s Risk Management (CRM).

During this ANSI compliant training, participants will learn how to use a personal fall arrest system, calculate load capacities, understand vehicle limitations and stability, and perform inspections on an aerial boom lift, scissor lift and an aerial platform. Participants will understand the hazards associated with aerial lifts and the safety precautions necessary to avoid injury.

This training will consist of only the classroom portion of the lift training. This is enough to satisfy ANSI requirements for supervisors, however, lift occupants also require a hands-on training on using the type of lift specific to their needs.

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Personality 101: Self-Awareness Through DiSC

Join the BTEA & MCAP for a presentation by the Bolder Company. The Bolder Company is a talent development firm seeking to drive lasting behavioral change that empowers businesses to thrive. They combine fully experiential, improvisation-based learning with grounded, outcomes-focused content in the building and construction industries.

We all have preferred ways of receiving and processing information, ways of speaking and listening, and decision-making styles that impact us and everyone around us. The question is: How self-aware are you? During this 90-minute introductory session we’ll explore the aspects of “personality type” through the lens of the DiSC model. We’ll learn basics about ourselves and others that will make interactions with others much smoother, reducing stress and improving communications.

Attendees are required to have access to a camera on their computer or cell phone as this course will utilize breakout rooms to allow individuals a chance to practice their communication and participate.

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Silica Competent Person Webinar

The Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) is offering a Silica Competent Person Training webinar. Participants must attend both consecutive sessions to receive certification. Once an individual has completed this Silica Competent Person Training, they will receive a certificate for training to qualify them as a competent person on site to manage the dangers of silica exposure.

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The seminar will be led through Zoom, however Contractor’s Risk Management (CRM) will also be using an interactive testing app. Each attendee (including all people who are sharing a screen) must download the Turning Point Technologies App to their computer or mobile device in order to participate.  Anyone who does not participate will not receive a certificate of completion for the course. Please download the app from the appropriate link below prior to the webinar and then CRM will provide a Session ID during the program.

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Silica Competent Person Webinar

The Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) is offering a Silica Competent Person Training webinar. Participants must attend both consecutive sessions to receive certification. Once an individual has completed this Silica Competent Person Training, they will receive a certificate for training to qualify them as a competent person on site to manage the dangers of silica exposure.

REGISTER HERE

The seminar will be led through Zoom, however Contractor’s Risk Management (CRM) will also be using an interactive testing app. Each attendee (including all people who are sharing a screen) must download the Turning Point Technologies App to their computer or mobile device in order to participate.  Anyone who does not participate will not receive a certificate of completion for the course. Please download the app from the appropriate link below prior to the webinar and then CRM will provide a Session ID during the program.

Download the Turning Point Application For PC

Download the Turning Point Application For MAC

Download the Turning Point Application For iPhone

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Turning Point User Guide

Leadership Succession: Developing the Next Generation of Leaders

Instructor – Nic Bittle

How many of your key people will be eligible to retire in the next 7 years? When they do retire is their replacement ready? Ready to manage the jobs, but also to manage the relationships? Are they ready to be the lead for a key client or crew? Right now we have an unimaginable amount of wisdom, knowledge, and insight locked away inside the minds of our best and brightest. What is worse is many of those individuals will be leaving our industry in the next several years, but will this valuable infomation and experience be leaving with them? The choice is yours.

In this 90 minute program we will take a first step look at what it takes to develop our next level of leaders. We will also identify the common pitfalls and missteps many companies make when beginning this process.

Join us for a virtual conversation around the insights and best practices successful organizations use to transfer the knowledge, skills, and experience of their best into the next generation.

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Stress Less, Communicate More

Join the BTEA & MCAP for a presentation by the Bolder Company. The Bolder Company is a talent development firm seeking to drive lasting behavioral change that empowers businesses to thrive. They combine fully experiential, improvisation-based learning with grounded, outcomes-focused content in the building and construction industries.

Emotions are a system in our bodies that is running all the time. We can either manage this system or it will drive our bus! This 90-minute session introduces participants to the Bolder Cycle of Response, a four-step process to notice and respond (instead of react) with calm and clear heads, even in the face of challenging people and situations in our lives. The underpinnings of emotional intelligence are at the heart of this workshop.

Attendees are required to have access to a camera on their computer or cell phone as this course will utilize breakout rooms to allow individuals a chance to practice their communication and participate.

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Dust Extraction and OSHA Regulation

This webinar will provide an introduction to silica dust and its severity to health, OSHA silica dust rules regulations & compliance, and how to be OSHA compliant with our Milwaukee dust extraction solutions.

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Milwaukee Tools - Lowest Prices on M12, M18 and PACKOUT | The Tool NutMark Martinos is the Territory Representative for Milwaukee Tool and has been with Milwaukee for over 3 years. In my role, I work very closely with the union training centers in New England to best support and provide trainings.

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Prompt Pay Act Webinar: Your Reinforced Legal Rights Under Prompt Pay

Join the BTEA, Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts (ASM), and Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA) for a virtual panel on the MA Prompt Pay Act.

The Massachusetts Superior Court recently issued a ruling strictly enforcing the Prompt Pay Act, which has significant ramifications on the enforcement of payment provisions from the Owner down to the General Contractors and Subcontractors on private projects.

Join us for a legal review of the facts by three prominent industry attorneys on what reasons to be a significant reinforcement of GC and Subcontractor Rights.

Panelists:

  • Tony Starr, Esq., Member, Co-Chair, Construction Law Practice Group, Mintz – Moderator
  • David Wilson, Esq., Partner, Corwin & Corwin
  • Bradley Croft, Esq. Chair, Litigation Department, Ruberto, Israel & Weiner

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Tony Starr, Esq., Member, Co-Chair, Construction Law Practice Group, Mintz
Tony is a litigator and prominent construction lawyer who works with clients throughout the construction industry: contractors, owners, developers, and public authorities. His practice includes representing clients in significant construction litigation, arbitrations, and mediations, and counseling them on contract drafting, bidding matters, and project-related disputes. He is frequently invited to speak about construction law developments and alternative dispute resolution. In addition to his multifaceted construction practice, he also advises a major gaming company on litigation and regulatory matters related to the development and construction of a major casino resort.

David Wilson, Esq., Partner, Corwin & Corwin
David E. Wilson practices exclusively in the field of Construction Law, representing subcontractors and suppliers, general contractors and construction managers, owners, design professionals, insurers and sureties on a wide range of public and private construction projects, including schools; fire and police stations; courthouses; tunnels, roads and bridges; hospitals and medical buildings; office buildings and tenant fit-out; retail centers and stores, restaurants and nightclubs; and university classroom and laboratory buildings, dormitories and physical education facilities. He assists clients with preparation, review and negotiation of all forms of construction documents, including prime contracts, design contracts, subcontracts, supplier agreements, joint venture agreements, bonds, releases and lien waivers; and with preparation, prosecution and defense of claims related to bidding and procurement, payment and performance bonds, mechanic’s liens, construction and design defects, change orders and extra work, delay and lost productivity, differing site conditions, contract administration, termination, and insurance coverage in state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, arbitrations and mediations.

Bradley Croft, Esq. Chair, Litigation Department, Ruberto, Israel & Weiner
BRADLEY L. CROFT is a shareholder at the Boston law firm of Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, PC. where he serves as chair of the Litigation Department and Construction Law Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on construction, real estate, and general commercial disputes. He represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in all aspects of construction law claims. In his 25 years as a trial attorney, Mr. Croft has tried cases before judges, juries and arbitration panels in Massachusetts and Connecticut. He was named 2015 Massachusetts Construction Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America, and has served as co-chair of the Boston Bar Association Litigation Section and Construction Law Committee. Mr. Croft received his B.A. from Tufts University and his J.D. from University of Connecticut School of Law.  A Massachusetts native, Mr. Croft grew up in Andover and now lives in Swampscott with his wife and two teenage sons.