UPDATE: Philadelphia Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed an Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill on Thursday, March 19, 2021. The Mayor signed the bill on March 29, 2021 and the City has released

Philadelphia City Council Passes Mandatory Emergency Paid Sick Leave Legislation

On Thursday, March 19, 2021, Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed an Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill. As of Friday March 26, the bill still awaiting the Mayor’s signature. After the

PPP Flexibility Act is Passed and Signed

On June 3, 2020, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act of 2020. The measure makes significant improvements to the PPP that AGC has been pushing for

Philadelphia L&I Seeks Accreditation Process Volunteer

GBCA has been working with Philadelphia’s Department of Licensing & Inspection (L&I) through its Report Card evaluation to improve its service delivery for our industry. As partners with L&I, we

Philadelphia Department of Licenses & Inspections Report Card

GBCA has actively worked with L&I through its Report Card evaluation to improve their service delivery for our industry. We participated in last year’s process and look forward to turning

GBCA Supports PHL Neighborhood Growth Project

GBCA is supporting the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s PHL Neighborhood Growth Project to support a growth agenda for the Philadelphia Region.  This initiative works with local businesses and

US House of Representatives Passes Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act

On Wednesday, July 24th, the House of Representatives passed the Butch Lewis Act (HR 397) which creates relief for underperforming multiemployer pensions. The Act passed with a vote of 264-169.

City of Philadelphia Proposes Parking Permit Bill

GBCA is looking for input on the construction industry’s parking needs in the City of Philadelphia. On May 23, a bill was introduced in Philadelphia City Council to increase the

City of Philadelphia Adopts 2018 International Building Code

On Thursday, June 28, City of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Kenney signed into law the 2018 International Building Code (IBC).This action required lobbying from GBCA at the state level. Philadelphia previously