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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.

Mar 11 - Greg Renne Hired as LMCI Administrator

LMCI Co-Chairmen Mike Cassidy and Kenneth Rigmaiden have made the decision to hire Greg Renne as the LMCI Administrator. The FCA International Board of Directors is in full support of Mr. Cassidy and Mr. Rigmaiden’s decision. Greg starts on April 1, 2014, and he will attend our upcoming International Leadership Council from April 23-26 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Greg previously served as the Recruiting Manager for the FTI. During his time in that role, Greg demonstrated time and again that he has the capability to produce results. The FCA Board agrees with the LMCI Co-Chairmen that Greg’s strong work ethic and…
Feb 21 - FCA Legislative Update Week of 2-17-14 Now Online!

 The FCA Legislative Update for the week of 2-17-14 is now available for download! Click here to access the update.

Feb 21 - Time is Running Out to Sign up for FCA CREST Awards!

We are quickly approaching the March 1 deadline for FCA CREST Award registration. Those contractors who want to prove they are one of the safest contractors in their industry should visit this link to enter today!

Feb 20 - FCA Legal Counsel Drafts Model Bargaining Language

Participants of the January FCA CBA Conference Call requested FCA Legal Counsel Steve Burton draft three different suggested languages. The following three documents are now available under the Collective Bargaining Resources page: Suggested contract most favored nations provision, Suggested contract language giving the Association bargaining authority, and Suggested contract language to address the potential imposition of the cadillac tax on health.

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