MUCA Member Update
Many Thanks for a Great Annual Meeting!
What a fantastic evening! One hundred and forty MUCA members and industry friends celebrated at Mystic Lake with great food, excellent exhibits, and a fantastic keynote with John Sweeney from Brave New Workshop.
Congratulations to 2016 Golden Backhoe Award recipient Matt Brenteson, Brenteson Companies, and to Gary Carlson Equipment Company for the Associate of the Year Award. We also ratified our Slate of Officers and Directors elected to serve on the MUCA Board for 2017. See more photos here!
A Big Thanks To Our Sponsors and Vendors!
Gold: The Builders Group, Cobb Strecker Dunphy & Zimmerman, Road Machinery & Supplies
Silver: Magney Construction, EJ, FS3, Inc., Ziegler Cat
Bronze: Hancock Concrete Products
Program: Neenah Foundry
Reception: Michels Corporation
Vendors: Allstate Peterbilt Group, County Materials, Empire Bucket, FS3, Inc., Jager Outdoors, Gary Carlson Equipment Company, Olson Construction Law, Tri-State Pump & Control, United Rentals Trench Safety, Utility Sales Associates.
Thank You for Renewing!
THANKS to Kothrade Sewer, Water & Excavating, Seaton|Peters|Revnew and Vortech Hydro Vac for investing in your Association for 2017!
To join or renew, simply log in to the MUCA Membership page on the website. You’ll need your login and password. If you don’t know it, email or call (651) 735-3908.
Contractors who renew in November receive 2 Free Training Credits!
Construction Benchmarking Report
Thanks to MUCA Member CliftonAllenLarson for sharing this report! Contractors who recognize and understand industry trends will be better positioned to create opportunities in the future. The 2016 Construction Benchmark Report summarizes data from 327 construction companies that have operations throughout the United States. Drawing on data from their financial information, the report looks at several catalysts currently at work in the industry.
MPCA Offers $400,000 to Clean Up Big, Old, Diesel Engines
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) encourages owners of older, heavy-duty diesel engines to apply for its Clean Diesel grant funding –to improve their fleets and everyone’s air quality.
29th Annual Construction Law Update
Thursday, December 8, 7:30-10:30 AM
Stinson Leonard Street, Fifth Street Towers
150 S 5th Street, Suite 2300, Minneapolis
Join us for continental breakfast and this fast-paced discussion on the latest trends, topics and laws affecting all facets of the construction industry.
See the Full Agenda here. Register Here.
Employee Handbook Seminar
Thursday, December 16, 8 -10 AM
Crowne Plaza Bloomington MSP Airport/MOA
5401 Green Valley Drive, Bloomington
Hosted by Seaton|Peters|Revnew. Attorney Greg Peters will discuss practical tips and legal considerations based upon recent case law regarding items that should be included and not included in your employee handbook, and updates for your current handbook.
Topics include: WESA and Paid Sick Leave Updates; EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity); Anti-Harassment; At-Will Disclaimers; Payroll/Overtime/Hours/Breaks; Absenteeism; Privacy; Electronic Communications; Various Leaves/Paid Time Off; Employee Benefits; Discipline/Work Rules and Acknowledgement.
To register, please visit the Seaton|Peters|Revnew website and hit submit, then wait for the PayPal screen to pop up. If you would prefer to mail in a check, simply fill out the form and bypass the online payment option. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Melissa Gross at 952-921-4610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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