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PhotoGMCAwelcomesHighSchoolstudentstofrsteverday-timetrainingopportunitythroughESAcollaboration.Leadership-DefningYourIntegrityEDUCATIONSquareOneTradesCampTheCEOsCornerAChangeHasCome 2014BoardofDirectorsExecutiveOcersChairmanDanMurphyMAGInsulationInc.ViceChairmanDaveMollitorConsolidatedElectricalContractorsSecretaryGaryElzaG.E.InsulationCo.TreasurerMikeLaundraAlloyConstructionServicesInc.DirectorsBrianStadlerWolgastCorporationBradBlasyBlasyElectricInc.CoreyHannahsHannahsElectricCompanyLLCDanKozakiewiczThreeRiversCorporationEdTanziniTheTancorCorporationFrankPytlowanyAISConstructionEquipmentCorp.JasonJohnsonJ.E.JohnsonInc.JeKipfmillerAnswerHeatingCoolingInc.JohnParishParishCorporationMichaelMarksTheMacKenzieCompaniesMikeParsonsValleyElectricalContractorsInc.RodBauerRCLConstructionInc.RodKlohaCircleKServiceCorporationSteveRussellACElectricChapterStaJimmyE.Greenejgreeneabcgmc.orgSamanthaRicesriceabcgmc.orgMichelleRevettemrevetteabcgmc.orgKrisHendersonkhendersonabcgmc.orgRebeccaKaiserrkaiserabcgmc.orgCharlesHauserchauserabcgmc.orgStephanieDavissdavisgmcacademy.orgBridgetSadenwaterbsadenwatergmcacademy.orgAngieStuderastudergmcacademy.orgMissionStatementABCwillcontinuallystrivetobetheleadingvoicepromotingfreeenterprisewithintheconstructionindustry.ABCwillpromoteanddefendthemeritshopphilosophy.Thisphilosophyencouragesopencompetitionandfree-enterpriseapproachtoconstructionbasedsolelyonmeritregardlessoflaboraliation.Yourvision...Ourmembers...Buildingvalue.2TheTRANSIT FEATURES5CEOsCorner6-7GMCATrainingUpdates8BIGGolfOuting14LeadershipLessons16MemberMinutesNewMembers17ContractorMandatoryReporting2014GreaterMichiganChapterofAssociatedBuildersandContractorsInc.Noportionofthispublicationmaybeusedwithoutpermission.Allrightsreserved.www.abcgmc.orgTheTRANSIT3TRANSITtheThirdQuarter2014facebook.comabcgmcfacebook.comgreatermichiganconstructionacademyMorewaystoconnectwithABCGMCVisitusonlineScantheseQRcodestoourAssociationandAcademywebsitesandstayuptodatewitheverythingABCGMC.abcgmcgmcaPg6SquareOneTradeCampUpcomingChapterEventsFridayDecember5HolidayPartySoaringEagleCasinoMt.PleasantNewLocation www.abcgmc.orgTheTRANSIT5TRANSITtheTheCEOsCORNERJimmyE.GreenePresidentCEOeSummermonthsmayhavebeenlazymonthsforsomebutnotsoforthestaandtheleadershipatAssociatedBuildersContractorsGreaterMichiganChaptereGreaterMichiganConstructionAcademyWevebeenpreparingforahistoricmomentenrollingdaytimestudentsintotheacademyfromtheMidlandCountyschools.IvedreamedofthismomentfromtherstdayIwalkedinthedoorsofAssociatedBuildersContractorsGreaterMichiganChapter.Andnowthebuildingisaliverstthinginthemorningandintheevening.Weareonlythesecondchapterinthecountrywiththiskindofarrangement.AlsoincaseyoumisseditwepartneredwitheSaginawValleyRehabilitationCenterinSaginawona1milliondollarYouth-BuildGrant.WewereawardedthegrantandwerenowthedesignatedtrainerforthestudentscominginforSkilledTradesinCommercialConstructionforSaginaw.OntheAssociatedBuildersContractorsGreaterMichiganChaptersideofthingswevenishedahighlysuccessfulprimarycampaignseasonandweregettingreadyforwhatwehopeisageneralelectionvictoryinkeyracesincludingtheGovernorsraceinordertoholdontothelegislationvictoriesweveachievedoverthepast312yearsthankstoyoursupportandPACcontributions.IfyourelookingtostayintheknowontheissuesaectingyourbusinessthenpleaseletmeknowandjoinusonourGovernmentAairsCommittee.AlsostaytunedfortheAssociatedBuildersContractorsGreaterMichiganChapterPublicPolicyLeadershipInstituteMuchmoreonthiscomingfor2015butyouwanttostartidentifyingyourfutureleadersnowtoenrollinthisCerticateProgram.UnderstandingtheMeritShoplegislationandpublicpolicythataectsourindustryandourmembersisacriticalrequirementtostaybothrelevantandofcourseoneofthemostpowerfuladvocacygroupsintheCountry.anksforallyoudoforeMeritShopandforFreeEnterprise sponsoredbyJuly14-17GMCAandtheMidlandCountyESAhosted25middleschoolandhighschoolagestudentsfora4dayskilledtradessummercamp.ThestudentslearnedaboutWeldinghostedbyMerrillInstituteworkedonacarpentryprojectwithCommunityConstructElectricalHeavyEquipmentandofcourseSafetyhostedbyGreatLakesSafetyTrainingCenterTherewasatremendousamountofpositivefeedbackfromboththeparticipantsANDtheparents.Welookforwardtosummercamp2015 MDOTCollaborationEarlyinAugustagroupostudentsthroughtheMDOTYouthMentoringprogramwereatourGMCALansingcampusworkingonahandsonproject.TheprojectwasproducedinconjunctionwithZeroDayanotherGMCApartner.Thestudentsbuildhandicapaccessiblewildlieobservationhuntingblindsordisabledveterans.TrainingNumbersIncreaseGreaterMichiganConstructionAcademyhasseenatremendousgrowthasthe2014Fallsemesterisunderwaywithover70NEWSTUDENTSSeveralothesestudentsarestillseekingemployment.ContactStephanieDavisat989832-8879iyouareinneedosomeoneintheelectricalcarpentrypipefttingorweldingfelds.TheLansingCampushasatotalo21NEWSTUDENTSincreasingtheirtotalby70rom2012HellomynameisBryanRenaud.IamaSr.ConstructionSafetyConsultantwithMIOSHAsConsultationEducationTrainingdivision.MyfunctionwithinthisdivisionofMIOSHAistoprovidenocostassistancetoemployersandemployeesinregardstosafetyandhealthregulationsandpracticesintheconstructionindustry.Mytraditionalactivitiesincludeprovidinginformaltrainingonsubjectsincludingfallprotectionelectricalsafetyscaoldsaerialworkplatformsexcavationsandanumberofothersubjecttoemployersandtheiremployeestypicallyattheemployersoceshoporevenjobsites.Additionallymanyemployersaskmetovisittheirjobsitestogivethemaninspectiontoidentifyconditionsthatwouldbepotentiallyorcertainlyinviolationofthesafetyandhealthregulationswereanenforcementocertoconductanactualinspection.Allactivitiesandcontactsthatarecoordinatedwithmeoranyotherconsultantarecompletelycondentialandwithoutenforcementrecourseandentirelywithoutmonetarycost.IamhopingthatthroughanalliancewiththethreemajorchaptersoftheABCinMichiganadditionalinteractionswiththeconstructionemployersandemployeesofMichigancanbeestablished.ToattempttoestablishtheserelationshipsIhavemademyselfavailablethroughtheABCnewsletterstoaddressquestionsorclaricationsregardingconstructionsafetyandhealthrequirementsthatthemembershipmayhave.eindividualchapterswillreceivetheseinquiriesandforwardthemtomeforresponse.IhopetobeabletoclarifyanyuncertaintiesandprovideanyassistancethatIcanthroughthisformat.MyexperiencewithMIOSHAdatesbackto2003whenIbeganemploymentasanenforcementocerinsoutheastMichigan.AfterachievingSr.ocerappointmentwhichactsamentorforenforcementocersintheregionItookapositionofregionalmanagerintheConstructionSafetyHealthdivisionofMIOSHA.Mytasksincludedauditingenforcementocerreportsandissuingnalpackagesofcitations.WiththiscitationprocessIhandledappealsfromtheaectedemployersandprovidedaudienceforanyconcernsorquestionsregardingthis.roughmyexperiencesthroughouttheprocessesoftheMIOSHAenforcementdivisionIhaveobtainedskillsandinformationthatenablemetobestassistyouwithyourneedsconcerningMIOSHA.In2009IlefttheenforcementdivisionfortheconsultationdivisiontobestservetheemployersandemployeesofthestateofMichiganintheconstructionindustry.BryanRenaudSr.ConstructionSafetyConsultantUpcomingSpecialtyClassesTheollowingclassesarebeingscheduledJourneymanPrep2011NECCodeUpdatePleasecontactGMCAtodayat989832-8879ordatesanddetails 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Yourvision...Ourmembers...Buildingvalue.14TheTRANSITWendyGrollVicePresidentMasterTrainerDaleCarnegieTrainingAteammembergavemeaquoteonintegrity.Thinkingmoreaboutiteveryonebelievestheyhaveintegrity.Everysingledecisionwemakewhethergoodorbadwecanjustiyorwesimplywouldntgoorward.Sointegrityisntuptoustoownitsuptoustoearnitintheeyesootherstheydecideiwehaveintegrity.Considerwhatyourleadteammemberwouldsayaboutyou.WhataboutthemostchallengingoneConsiderhowyourbiggestclientwoulddescribeyou.WhataboutyourtoughestclientConsiderwhatthoseyourespectintheindustrywouldsayaboutyouThegoodnewsconsistencyintheollowingareasarewaystogetusthere.1.RememberyouarealwaysalwaysnotkiddingALWAYSanAmbassadororyourorganization.Whatyousayanddowhenpeoplearoundandwhentheycanhearyoubutyouhavenoideatheycanisademonstration.Whetheryouarewearingyourlogoornotwhetheryouareontheclockornotpeoplehearyourwordsandtoneandseeyouractions.Yourpeersneedyourexampleyourclientscustomersneedyourexampleandyouramiliesneedyourexample.2.Youhaveinfuence.Moresothanyouknow.Titleisotensimplythatatitle.Infuenceiswhatgetsthingsdone.Infuenceiswhatcantakepotentialandturnitintoperormance.WhatdoyoudothatsupportsandencouragessuccessWhatdoyouneedtodomoreoWhatshouldyoubedoinglessoWhyarentyou3.Yourconnectionandpeopleisyourcompetitiveadvantage.HaveyouheardsomeonesayIdontcareitheylikemeaslongastheyrespectme.JereyGitomersaidAllthingsbeingequalpeoplewilldobusinesswithpeopletheylike.Competitionistight.Theguydownthestreetisgoingoryoursamebusiness.Theyprobablyhavethesametoolsandpossiblythesameabilitiesasyou.Makethedecisioneasy.4.Yourattitudematters.Consideryourlaststressuleventprojectorconversation.HowdidyourespondDidpeopleeeltheycouldapproachyouDidtheyeelyouwereincontrolDidyoukeepyourteamengagedandperormingattheirbestDidyoukeeptheclientcustomerrelationshipinocusMostanyonecanhaveambitiondedicationandcommitmentwhenthingsaregoingwell.Itsourresponsewhentheyrenotthatdeterminesourcharacter.5.Actionsspeaklouderthanwords.Noonewakesupinthemorninghopingtomakemistakes.Yettheyhappen.Howweownuptoourownwitharesolutionandhowwecoachotherswhentheyvemadeamistakehasabigimpactontheoutcomes.Wecanearnandbuildtrust.Wecanbuildinitiative.Wecanbuildutureleaders.Mr.CarnegiesaidTheexampleteaches.YouhavethepowertodenethisuseyourpowersorgoodGobevaluableDeningYourIntegrityFormoreideasonimprovingleadershipandtrainingdevelopmentopportunitiesinordertoimproveperormancevisitusatwww.midmichigan.dalecarnegie.comorcontactWendyGrollatwendy.grolldalecarnegie.comor989-799-7760. 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AsifbeingfoundinviolationofanylaboremploymentrelatedlawwerenotbadenoughPresidentObamahasfoundawayforcontractorstorelivethenightmare.OnJuly312014PresidentObamasignedtheFairPayandSafeWorkplaceExecutiveOrderwhichrequirescontractorsbiddingfederaljobstoself-reportviolationsof14federallawsandasimilarnumberofstatelaws.Thespecicstatelawswillbeidentiedwhennalrulesareadoptedatsomepointinthefuture.UndertheExecutiveOrderfederalagenciespurchasinggoodsorservicesareforcedtorequireacontractortoidentifyanyadministrativemeritdeterminationsarbitraldecisionsorciviljudgmentsissuedagainstthecontractorwithintheprecedingthreeyearperiodforviolationsofspeciedlaws.Thecontractorisrequiredtoupdatethisinformationeverysixmonths.Contractorsbiddingfederalcontractsforgoodsandservicesincludingconstructionwheretheestimatedvalueofsuppliesandservicesexceeds500000.00arecoveredbythereportingrequirements.InadditiontostatelawsasofyetunidentiedcontractorsarerequiredtoreportanyviolationsofthefollowingfederallawsTheFairLaborStandardsActTheOccupationalSafetyandHealthActTheMigrantandSeasonalAgricultureWorkerProtectionActTheNationalLaborRelationsActTheDavis-BaconActTheServiceContractActExecutiveOrder11246EqualEmploymentOpportunityTheRehabilitationActTheVietnamEraVeteransReadjustmentAssistanceActTheFamilyandMedicalLeaveActTitleVIIoftheCivilRightsActTheAmericanswithDisabilitiesActTheAgeDiscriminationinEmploymentActExecutiveOrder13658MinimumWageforFederalContractorsTheExecutiveOrderdoesnotonlyapplytocompaniescontractingwiththefederalgovernmentdirectly.Insteadcontractorswhoworkassubcontractorsonfederalconstructionjobsmayalsobecovered.MorespecicallytheExecutiveOrderappliestosubcontractswheretheestimatedvalueofsuppliesotherthanoff-the-shelfitemsandservicesprovidedexceeds500000.00.TheOrderalsoimpactsacontractorsabilitytoprotectitselfagainstlitigation.Companiesholdingfederalcontractsof1000000.00ormoremaynotrequiretheiremployeestoenterintoarbitrationagreementsfordisputesunderTitleVIIoftheCivilRightsActorfromothertortsrelatedtosexualassaultorharassment.Pre-existingarbitrationagreementsremaineffective.Ramicationsforviolationscanbesignicant.Ifacontractorhasarecordofviolationsthefederalcontractingofcercanrefusetoawardacontracttothecontractor.Ifviolationsoccurduringthetermofacontractthecontractingofcercantakesignicantactionincludingbutnotlimitedtocontracttermination.TheExecutiveOrderiseffectiveimmediatelybutwillapplytosolicitationsforcontractsissuedundernalrulesyettobeissued.UntilthencontractorsshouldensuretheytrackanydisputeswhichcouldconceivablyfallundertheExecutiveOrdersreportingrequirements.www.abcgmc.orgTheTRANSIT17JoshuaJ.LeadfordMasudLaborLawGroupContractorMandatoryReportingFairPayandSafeWorkplaceExecutiveOrder 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