The Construction Employers of America brings you the 2021 CEA Virtual National Legislative Conference on July 21, 2021.

Hosted by the National Press Club
Moderated by Earl Pomeroy, former U.S. Representative of North Dakota

The Construction Employers of America, made up of SMACNA, MCAA, NECCA, TAUC, ICE-BAC, SWACCA, FCA International, is a coalition of seven premier national construction specialty contracting associations, working together to raise awareness among policymakers, opinion leaders, and the general public, about the value of high-quality American construction.

Planned Topics/Issues to Discuss

  • American Rescue Act Multiemployer Pension Reform component
    • PBGC Implications
  • Misclassification
  • Infrastructure/Clean Energy
    • Procurement: Reverse Auctions; Streamlining Processes
    • Davis Bacon and Prevailing Wage
    • TIFIA/Promoting Infrastructure by Protecting Our Subcontractors and Taxpayers Act
  • Department of Labor Outlook/Priorities
  • Apprenticeship & Training
    • Perkins Loans
    • Higher Education Emergency Relief Act – Why are Title I schools – Why can’t we also receive those funds???
  • Small Business Administration Outlook

Targeted Speakers

  • Senate Finance
    • Ron Wyden (OR)
    • Chuck Grassley (IA)
    • Debbie Stabenow (MI)
  • Building Trades Congressional Caucus
    • David McKinley (WV)
    • Donald Norcross (NJ)
  • Problem Solvers Caucus
    • Josh Gottheimer (NJ)
    • Brian Fitzpatrick (PA)
  • Peter DeFazio (OR)
  • Chris Pappas (NH)
  • Stephanie Murphy (FL)
  • Rodney Davis (IL)
  • Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh
  • OSHA Acting Assistant Secretary James Frederick