Opportunities & Updates for UCON’s Southern California Contractors
Meet Clay O'Neal, UCON's Regional VP - Southern California, and learn more about our bargaining and advocacy efforts, educational programs, and networking events. Read more...
Recognizing Excellence, Awareness & Leadership in Safety
The safety awards program has been developed to highlight the importance of safety in our industry, as well as to honor some of the safest contractors in our association. Read more about the winning organizations in the July 2022 issue of the UCON magazine.
Thirteen exceptional students have been selected by UCON's Scholarship Committee to receive awards totaling $50,000.
UCON's monthly wrap-up covers important news, resources, and opportunities for members. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with questions or for support. We are here for you and your team. Read our July update here...
URGE Owner Agencies to Provide Financial Relief to Contractors for Extraordinary Material Cost Escalations.
Construction materials cost escalations is the number one issue facing our industry. UCON members have seen prices rise by as much as 50% in the last six months, with prices only continuing to increase. This is not sustainable for contractors who operate in a low-bid and fixed-price contract environment. It is especially risky for small businesses and DBE firms who cannot withstand working for low or no profit margins.
Construction materials cost escalations is the number one issue facing our industry. UCON members have seen prices rise by as much as 50% in the last six months, with prices only continuing to increase.
Yesterday, Governor Newsom announced that he has signed UCON's “5% Retention Cap Bill,” AB 2173 by Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach).
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the appointment of Tony Tavares as Director of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), where he currently serves as District 7 Director.
UCON Expresses Strong Opposition to New COVID Paid Leave
LEADERSHIP PROFILE: Welcome UCON's 2022 President, Joe Sostaric of The Conco Companies
UCON is helping members navigate the latest COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave requirements and options. Find all the resources here.
New Laws to Watch Out for in 2022
Readopted Cal/OSHA ETS Effective January 14, 2022
On February 9, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 114 into law, which requires businesses with 26 or more employees to provide workers with up to 80 hours of COVID paid leave.
UCON Up Front: February 2022, by Joe Sostaric, the Conco Companies, UCON President
I’m writing this article as one of my first acts since being elected as the new President of UCON. First, let me say to all that I am deeply honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to lead this great organization.
COVID-19 Compliance Update
Legal, Economic, Labor, Banking and Trucking News You Need. Hot Topics content contributed to United Contractors by Associate Committee members.
UCON Upfront: October 2021, by Kurt Kniffin, Stacy and Witbeck Inc., UCON 2021 President
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