Wolf Administration Visits FTI to Promote Apprenticeships that Allow You to Earn While You Learn

Pennsylvania Apprenticeship and Training Office Director Tara Loew visited the Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region in Philadelphia to promote the valuable role apprenticeship programs play in developing and

GBCA on PA Joint Agency Task Force on the Misclassification of Employees

GBCA is pleased to serve our members in the union commercial construction industry by advocating for workers’ rights and fair bidding practices. GBCA’s Director of Industry Affairs Lance Claiborne sits

PA Training for Health and Safety (PATHS) Provides Safety Resources

The State of Pennsylvania has launched the Pennsylvania Training for Health and Safety website, or PATHS, an important resource for employers and workers throughout the state. PATHS is a no-fee,

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

Governor Wolf Provides Guidance for Construction to Resume on May 1

All businesses in the construction industry in the commonwealth are permitted to resume in-person operations starting Friday, May 1 – one week earlier than previously announced. Yesterday evening, the Wolf

PA Governor Wolf Announces Restart of Construction Projects on May 8

Governor Wolf announced this afternoon that both residential and commercial construction will be permitted to reopen on May 8th under additional strict requirements. Projects will have to commit to continue

Updates from Pennsylvania Governor Wolf and Project Waivers Deadline

GBCA has been informed that Governor Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel L. Levine have issued a clarification letter and an updated FAQ that further outline the state of

Resources for Businesses and Business Relief, and Unemployment Benefits for Workers Laid Off or with Reduced Hours

Many construction projects are being closed in Pennsylvania, meaning work stoppages. The following are government resources (federal, state, and city levels) regarding employers’ and employee’s rights and access to aid/funding

Philadelphia Construction Site Closure Extension, Guidelines for Closing Sites, and More Resources

GBCA has been in constant communication with both the Mayor’s Office and the Governor’s Office to ensure our members voices are heard as we continue to navigate uncharted territory, and