Board of Directors

Executive Committee

SCOTT HOFER, ESQ.

CHAIRMAN

Hofer Law, LLC

GREG SYKORA

FIRST VICE CHAIR

ERCO Interiors

BRIAN P. WIEST

TREASURER

         Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP

 

HARRY A. HORWITZ, ESQ.

SECRETARY

 Stevens & Lee, P.C.

KIRBY WU, AIA, LEED AP

    IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN

Wu & Associates


Board Members

 

GREG GUTIERREZ
Wohlsen Construction Company

JACK DYER
 Hutchinson Mechanical Services

GAIL STRAGA
Straga Brothers Inc. 

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Marie Guarnere
Allan Myers


Emeritus Board Members

BOB BROWN
American Asphalt Company 

ED HUTCHINSON
  Hutchinson Mechanical Services

DREW WAGNER
D.J.  Wagner Heating & Air Conditioning 

RICK SYKORA
  ERCO Interiors 

STEVE WOUCH
Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP

DAVE SULKIN
American Asphalt Company

MIKE GREENBERG
 Joffe Lumber & Supply Company

RUSSELL R. PALERMO
Russell R. Palermo, Inc. 

ROBERT GHIA
  GHIA Construction 

ABC NEWSLINE

May 24, 2018
On May 21, in a win for employers, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of employers to use mandatory arbitration clauses under the Federal Arbitration Act to block the filing of class-action lawsuits over workplace issues. In a 5-4 decision, the majority rejected arguments that forcing those cases into private, individual arbitration violated employees' rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
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May 24, 2018
In testimony before a subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Kwest Group President and Chairman of the ABC National Safety and Health Committee Ryan Odendahl called for a collaborative effort between industry and the federal government to increase workplace safety and promote economic opportunity in the United States.
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May 24, 2018
On May 21, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a proposed rule to update its standard for cranes and derricks in construction to ensure crane operators are qualified to safely operate equipment. Entitled Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Qualification, the rule proposes several changes to the existing standard.
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