GBCA Holds COVID-19 Safety Drill

On Monday, November 23, 2020, GBCA held a COVID-19 Safety Drill, an event for the Philadelphia region’s construction industry to stop and be reminded of the importance and value of

Stay Safe from COVID-19 During the Holiday Season

As cases of COVID-19 rise in the Philadelphia region, and the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has issued updated orders about traveling and wearing face coverings. GBCA

Make Sure All Workers on Site Are Wearing a Mask

On Monday, October 5, 2020, the Audits and Investigations Unit of the Department of Licenses and Inspections released a reminder to all contractors to be sure that all workers on

COVID-19 Quarantine Versus Isolation: What’s the Difference and How Long Should They Be?

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, it’s important to understand the distinction between isolation and quarantine. With regards to time away from work, employees should follow their companies’ COVID-19

GBCA Offers City-Approved COVID-19 Workplace Safety Training Certificate

Under Philadelphia’s current regulations, every active construction site must have a Pandemic Safety Officer. GBCA offers a COVID-19 workplace safety training course, test, and certificate that is recognized by the

DOL Adds Summer School and Camp Closures as Qualified Reasons for Paid Leave

From AGC of America: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently issued a Field Assistance Bulletin addressing paid sick or expanded family and medical leave eligibility

Philadelphia Permits All Construction Activities

The Philadelphia Department of Licensing & Inspections has announced that all remaining limitations on construction activity have been lifted provided that proper permits have been issued. You can see 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 Enters Yellow Phase of Opening

Philadelphia Enters Yellow Phase of Opening The Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced that Philadelphia will enter the "Safer at Home" Yellow Phase of opening on June 5, 2020. Health

Philadelphia L&I Enforcement of Philadelphia’s COVID-19 Requirements

Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections’s Director of Audits and Investigations, Will Fernandez, Esq., sent an email to contractors with licenses in Philadelphia describing the coming shift in the enforcement

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