New Industry Law Updates

  • December 08, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PST

Get up to date with new construction industry employment laws affecting your organization’s policies and practices. This program will discuss new laws and court decisions and provide strategies to implement new requirements at your company.

What You Will Learn

  • Review the labor & employment laws that were passed in 2022 that will affect the Construction Industry
  • Discuss what the new laws mean for you
  • Discuss implementation of the new requirements

Target Audience

UCON Members

Harassment Prevention Training

  • November 08, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PST

Under SB 1343, all California companies with five or more employees must provide sexual harassment training to all employees. Non-supervisory employees must receive at least one hour of sexual harassment training, and supervisors must receive two hours of sexual harassment training. This training must be renewed every two years and be provided to any new hire within six months of their hire date or promotion to a supervisory position. This course meets the state-mandated requirements.

How the Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations Apply to Me a Motor Carrier

  • October 20, 2022 2:30pm  -  3:30pm PDT

This course will review the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration drug and alcohol testing regulations for drivers with a CDL.

What You Will Learn

  • Pre-employment testing.
  • Random testing.
  • Post-Accident testing
  • Reasonable suspicion testing
  • Supervisor required training.

Target Audience

Managers of commercial motor vehicle drivers


Dave Helge, Idealease


Construction Insurance and Bonding

  • October 04, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PDT

This course will introduce the concepts of insurance, surety, and risk management for construction companies and projects. We will review specific insurance coverages, types of surety bonds contractors can expect to see in their contracts, establishing and enhancing safety programs, ways to mitigate risk, and turning your insurance program into a profit center.

Cybersecurity and Insurance

  • July 19, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:00pm PDT

Every company faces increased cyber risk in today’s modern world – and contractors are no exception. The rise of ransomware and social engineering attacks has led many contractors to face crippling financial losses throughout the past few years. Join UCON to learn from cybersecurity and cyber liability insurance experts on best practices required to protect your company and how cyber insurance can support your business when an attack occurs.

Claims Documentation and Change Orders

  • April 26, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PDT

Learn how to identify the warning signs of a claim and processes for recovering appropriate losses, including the use of the change order method and presentation of claims. This class will discuss key differences between public and private projects, general causes of claims, and basic procedures to follow. Learn how to identify, preserve, document, perfect and quantify your delay and disruption damages.

2022 CARB Updates

  • March 22, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:00pm PDT

This course overviews heavy crane (subject to the SWCV regulation) and the Truck and Bus regulation requirements. These on-road vehicle overviews will include frequently asked questions, TRUCRS reporting, the impact of Senate Bill 1, and funding/loan opportunities. In addition, a brief overview of the Advanced Clean Trucks Regulation and proposed Advanced Clean Fleets and Heavy-Duty Inspection and Maintenance regulations will be provided.


  • March 15, 2022 2:30pm  -  4:30pm PDT

This course is an overview of CA Code 4216 and how to apply it in your USA Ticket Management. As an industry, it benefits all of us to master this and use it so that our interactions with utility operators are more productive and less contentious. Each party's obligations will be less a matter of opinion and more the execution and conformance to the designated standard, the law. The end goal is that we can work together as excavators to hold utility operators to the same standard as we are.