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February 2017

Silica Awareness Webinar

February 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The new OSHA rule regarding Silica Exposure Limits takes effect in June 2017. This webinar will discuss the dangers of silica as well as the new regulation and how contractors and employees can meet the requirements. BTEA is proud to offer this training along with our safety consultant Contractor's Risk Management (CRM).  CRM is available to provide guidance to members of BTEA and our affiliated Associations to help prepare them for the new Silica rule.

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March 2017

Advice for Managing an OSHA Inspection Webinar

March 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Attorney Jim Laboe will present on how companies can prepare for and manage an OSHA inspection or violation.  Owners of Contributing Companies and their Senior Management Staff are encouraged to attend.  

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October 2017

Workplace Violence Emergency Preparedness Webinar

October 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presented by former NH State Trooper Bruce Lawler of Contractor's Risk Management, this webinar will instruct attendees on how to deal with work-place bullying and violence including Emergency Lockdowns and Active Shooter situations. After presenting the definition of workplace bullying and statistics on its commonality, Bruce Lawler will teach attendees the cost of this issue on morale and production. He will then discuss how bullying can escalate into workplace violence and present some common scenarios of violence. Finally, attendees will learn…

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November 2017

Silica Awareness Webinar

November 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The OSHA rule regarding Silica Exposure Limits is in effect and OSHA will begin enforcement soon! This webinar will discuss the dangers of silica as well as the new regulation and how contractors and employees can meet the requirements. After registering below, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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December 2017

WHY AND HOW: Recruiting and Retaining Women in Construction

December 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

BTEA is proud to offer a presentation from Susan Moir of Policy Group on Tradeswomen's Issues (PGTI).  A nationally recognized leader in the best practices of gender diversity in the union building trades, Susan offers a business case for increased gender diversity in construction. Join us for this impactful presentation on a timely and sometimes controversial subject! Please register below! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1599080619970919171 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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February 2018

High Times: Navigating the Pitfalls of Marijuana Use and Post-Accident Drug Testing Webinar

February 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Philip Siegel of Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel Please register for High Times: Navigating the Pitfalls of Marijuana Use and Post-Accident Drug Testing on Feb 8, 2018 1:00 PM EST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8771154286710419715 Mr. Siegel will provide a broad overview of the various medical marijuana use laws around the country. He will discuss the various protections that such medical marijuana use laws may provide to employees, and he will provide a roadmap on how to navigate through the difficult issues which…

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April 2018

Top 10 Employment Mistakes Made By Contractors Webinar

April 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us as Philip Siegel, a partner with Atlanta-based Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel shares the top employment law mistakes made by contractors. Webinar participants will learn steps to take to minimize potential liability for employment law matters; how to ensure a former employee is prohibited from bringing claims against the company; and how to avoid other common traps in the employment law arena. Siegel will address several issues, including: • Proper classification of independent contractors • Severance pay •…

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October 2018

Sexual Harassment and Bullying in the #MeToo Era

October 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

   In the wake of many recent high-profile sexual harassment claims, it is a certainty that your employees and their attorneys, as well as the Government and the press, will be re-focusing their attention on these important issues. Harassment, as well as bullying, can quickly go viral and cause devastating results both inside and outside of the workplace. Knowing where the line exists for illegal harassment and bullying, what to do when faced with "he said/she said allegations," and how…

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November 2018

Silica Awareness Webinar

November 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The OSHA rule regarding Silica Exposure Limits is in effect! This webinar is the first part of the BTEA Comprehensive Silica Training which will result in becoming a competent person regarding Silica Exposure. In the webinar, CRM experts will discuss the dangers of silica as well as the new regulation and how contractors and employees can meet the requirements. Members should have received a registration link in their notice. However, you may complete the form below to be added to…

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January 2019

Non-Compete Reform in Massachusetts: What Employers Need to Know Right Now webinar

January 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

                Massachusetts employers face a new legal landscape for non-compete agreements after Governor Baker signed legislation creating the new law on August 10 and it became effective in October 2018. Please join the BTEA for an informative webinar as Cheryl Pinarchick and Joshua Nadreau of Fisher Phillips LLP conduct a deep dive into the new law and what it means for employers with employees living or working in the Commonwealth. Our speakers will…

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March 2019

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Explained webinar

March 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This seminar will educate union construction contractors on everything they need to know regarding the new Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law. With a final draft of regulations expected this week, BTEA Associate Executive Director John Ferrante and attorney Jim Grosso of O'Reilly, Grosso, Gross, and Jones will present information on the types of leave, eligibility requirements, funding sources, and aspects unique to the union construction industry. Space is limited, so please register early! Complete the form below to…

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April 2019

Webinar – Guide to Building Trades Recovery Week

April 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the staff of the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) as they provide a general overview of the Building Trades Recovery Week. Associate Executive Director John Ferrante will discuss the ongoing issues with substance abuse including the opioid epidemic and it’s impact on the construction industry. Director of Labor Relations Thomas S. Gunning will provide a basic rundown of the week’s agenda highlighting the various educational opportunities and programs being provided by the BTEA and various sponsors.  Register directly at…

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Webinar – High Times: Navigating a Drug Free Workplace in the Age of Recreational Marijuana

April 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

During this one-hour webinar, Attorney Philip Siegel of Hendricks, Phillips, Salzman, & Siegel P.C. will provide a broad overview of the various medical marijuana use laws around the country with a focus on recent changes in Massachusetts.  We will discuss the various protections such medical marijuana use laws may provide to employees, and we will provide a roadmap on how to navigate through the difficult issues which arise with an employee using medical marijuana.  We will discuss what an employer…

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May 2019

*Webinar* How Addiction Works in the Brain

May 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In this webinar, Jay Cary of Modern Assistance Programs will walk viewers through his dramatic presentation on substance addiction and how it can affect the brain of the user. During this training we will learn about the Limbic system, (pleasure circuit) of the brain and its role in addiction. We will discuss the development of the “disease model “and some of the key experiments early on in addiction research. We will discuss how these experiments helped to shift scientific opinion…

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June 2019

MA Paid Family & Medical Leave UPDATE Webinar

June 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

John Ferrante, Associate Executive Director of the Building Trades Employers' Association will provide an overview of the MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Law as well as update attendees on the most recent developments concerning out of state contractors, employee notification requirements, and benefits coverage for individuals who take leave.   Register Below https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9146142738685018123 

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September 2019

MA Paid Family and Medical Leave Update Webinar

September 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

John Ferrante, Associate Executive Director of the Building Trades Employers' Association will provide an overview of the MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Law as well as update attendees on the most recent developments including exemptions and private insurance options available to contractors. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8093527483404501005

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November 2019

Silica Awareness Webinar

November 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The OSHA rule regarding Silica Exposure Limits is in effect! This webinar is the first part of the BTEA Comprehensive Silica Training which will result in becoming a competent person regarding Silica Exposure. In the webinar, CRM experts will discuss the dangers of silica as well as the new regulation and how contractors and employees can meet the requirements. REGISTER HERE

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January 2020

ANSI A92.22 – Understanding the new Lift Standards and Training Requirements webinar

January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Eric Stalmon, VP of Safety and Training for the Marr Companies as he breaks down the new ANSI A92.22 lift standards including updates on the latest training, machine designs, and best practices for operation. The new ANSI Standards are effective March, 2020 are you ready? ANSI standards released in late 2018 which were originally to become effective on December 10, 2019 will now be delayed until March 1, 2020. The changes include renaming Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) to Mobile…

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April 2020

Effective Preconstruction Planning Webinar

April 1 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) are proud to host this webinar with Stephane McShane of Maxim Consulting. Stephane will walk through the best practices of managing the preconstruction planning process. In this webinar, attendee will learn about everything they need to do in order to increase their chances of a successful project. Prejob Planning Concepts include: • Estimating Turnover Meeting • Estimating Budget • Planning Meeting • Change Order Zero • Operating Budget…

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PROJECT LEADERSHIP: HOW LEADERSHIP DIFFERS FROM MANAGEMENT

April 1 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) are proud to host this webinar with Stephane McShane of Maxim Consulting. Stephane will discuss how project managers are also project leaders. We will explore both management and leadership behaviors and explain how they are different. We will discuss what effective leadership looks like and how to lead more effectively. Learning Objectives: Learn why leadership is one of the two most critical factors in the effectiveness of a…

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MANAGING YOURSELF FOR OPTIMUM PERSONAL PRODUCTIVITY

April 8 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) are proud to host this webinar with Stephane McShane of Maxim Consulting. We all have the same 24 hours in a day. Why is it that some people can accomplish a lot while others struggle to make it through their in-box? It is impossible to manage time but you can develop self-management skills to make you more focused and productive. This interactive and reflective session will identify the…

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September 2020

Effective Leadership and Communications – The Making of a Rock Star in Construction

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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