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News & Updates

Oct 8 - CLRC Settlements Report - Sept. 2014

The September 2014 CLRC Settlements Report is now available for download. Click here to access it!

Oct 1 - FCA Safety Alert: OSHA Issues Final Rule on Recordkeeping and Reporting That Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2015

OSHA issued its final rule on recordkeeping and reporting requirements, and it will take effect Jan. 1, 2015. All employers covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act are required to comply with OSHA's new severe injury and illness reporting requirements. Click here to read the complete alert!

Sep 10 - Leo Gallagher Appointed as an FTI Management Trustee

At the direction of the FCA International Board of Directors, FCA has appointed Leo Gallagher as a management trustee to the Finishing Trades Institute. As owner of Jupiter Painting, Mr. Gallagher has become a recognized leader in the painting industry. FCA Chairman Mike Cassidy, the FCA Board of Directors and FCA believe Mr. Gallagher will be a valuable addition to the FTI Management Trustee Team.

Sep 1 - FCA Safety Alert - Confined Spaces: How to Make it Safe

A contractor was recently fined when a painter was burned as the result of a fire started in a confined space. FCA's Director of Environmental Health & Safety provides reminders and tips on maintaining a safe work environment in confined spaces. Click here to read the alert!

Aug 18 - IUPAT 31st General Convention Recap

The IUPAT's 31st General Convention came to a close last week. FCA members accepted General President Kenneth Rigmaiden's invite to attend "Contractor Day" on August 14. Click here for videos recapping the convention.

Jul 28 - FCA Contractors Work on Award-Winning Project

FCA International congratulates several of our members who performed work on a project that won the Alliance for Quality Construction's (AQC) Q Award. Martin Bros/Marcowall, Walters & Wolf, Lawrence Bonas Co., and the Rouse Company were all involved on the Emerson College of Los Angeles project. The project was awarded the Q Award for its construction of a technologically advanced LEED Gold Certified 10-story building. This $85 million, 107,000 sq. ft. project began in early 2012 and was completed near the end of 2013. The AQC was created to promote the benefits union contractors and their…

Jul 22 - June 2014 CLRC Settlements Report Now Available!

The June 2014 CLRC Settlements Report is now online. Click here to download.

Jul 15 - Inaugural GlassCon Global a Success!

18 months of planning, preparing and organizing from FCA International and a team of its industry partners culminated in a successful GlassCon Global conference. 350 attendees from every facet of the architectural glass & metal industry gathered to learn, network and drive innovation in glass technology. FCA would like to thank all of our industry partners who helped make GlassCon a reality, and we would also like to thank all those who attended the conference.

Jun 9 - FCA International's Headquarters Moved!

 In an effort to best serve our members, FCA International's headquarters has moved to a more centralized location - Chicago. Address: 1 Parkview Place, Suite 610, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181. Phone: (630) 537-1042;  (866) 322-3477 (toll free); (630) 590-5272 (fax)

May 2 - 2014 FCA International Leadership Council a Success!

Congratulations to the nearly 200 FCA members and their guests who attended the 2014 International Leadership Council in Scottsdale, Arizona. With their participation, the conference proved valuable for all in attendance! Stay tuned for a 2014 ILC recap.

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