Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Call for Scholarship Applications!


Attention MUCA Member employees: If you have a senior in high school who will be pursuing further education after graduation (trade school, technical college or university), encourage them to apply for a MUCA Scholarship!

They can apply online or download the PDF. Applications must be received by MUCA no later than end of business day, Friday, May 10, 2019.

Apply Today 

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Top Golf
DIG, PAVE and DRIVE to the TOP (GOLF)!

March 7, 2019
3-7 PM

Join three great organizations: MUCA, Minnesota Asphalt Paving Association, and the Minnesota Transportation Alliance at Top Golf!

Individual Registration Reduced to $150 per person!

Grab your best clients, team members, or industry friends and register to play! Each individual receives a drink ticket, complimentary food buffet, and four hours of Topgolf play!


Register to RESERVE YOUR OWN GOLF BAY for $2,000 and invite a group (6-10 people total) to join you. Sound too steep? Partner with another company and co-host!

Those who reserve a Golf Bay receive the same drink ticket and complimentary food buffet for all attendees.

In addition, your company logo(s) will be promoted at the event and in all three association publications (an advertising bargain)!

Register today!

–– Stephanie

MUCA Member Update

MUCA Day at the Capitol 

February 27, 2019
Intercontinental Hotel/State Capitol
11 AM–3:30 PM

Day at the Capitol

MUCA Executive Director Menning testifies in front of the House Commerce Committee in opposition of a slew of employer/employee mandates that will create an undue burden on contractors. Legislators need to hear from MUCA business owners as to the impacts (good and bad) of the many bills being proposed this year. Read MUCA’s 2019 Legislative Priorities here.

Join us at the Capitol! Cost to attend is $75 for the full day or luncheon only is $55. Contact Stephanie Menning if you’d like to have your voice heard!

Be informed – read MUCA’s Legislative Update here, then contact your legislators. Click here to find out who represents you.

February 2019 Updates in Labor and Employment Law

Seaton Peters Revnew has issued an important update on National Labor Relations Board Reinstating Pre-2014 Independent Contractor Test, OSHA’s Final Rule on Electronic Record Keeping, and Wage and Hour Issues. 

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North Risk Partners OSHA Compliance Webinar

North Risk Partners
Thursday, February 21, 2019
11 AM - Noon

North Risk Partners will hold a webinar where attendees will learn new and complex OSHA standards; best practices to remain compliant within OSHA’s requirements; and how management teams need to implement OSHA standards. 

Learn More and Register Here

Thank You for Renewing!

Thanks to the following companies for renewing their investment in MUCA for 2019!

Ellingson Construction, Goliath Hydro-Vac, Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS), Minnesota Limited, Quam Construction, Minnesota Utilities & Excavating, Minnesota LECET

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. 

Welcome New Member

MUCA is pleased to welcome John A. Knutson & Co., PLLP as an Associate Member. Jak + CO. are certified public accountants that assist contractors and construction-related businesses with a full offering of construction-focused services and in-house expertise. We look forward to their active participation.

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Welcome Back Burschville Construction!

MUCA is pleased to announce the return of Burschville Construction as a Contractor member. Burschville is a third-generation family owned business out of Hanover, Minnesota with over 40 years of underground construction expertise. Welcome Back!

Annual Contractor Appreciation Open House 

Friday, March 15, 2019
9 AM–1 PM

The Minnesota Laborers-Employers Cooperation & Education Trust (MN LECET) invites all union contractor representatives to join them as they ‘Celebrate Safety and Training’ at the Union Contractor Open House.  Registration and tours begin at 9 AM. There is also a Safety Seminar being offered from 9-10 AM, with a program, contractor awards and luncheon to follow.

RSVP by calling (651) 653-6710, email or on-line at www.mnlecet.org

Mark Your Calendars!

Don't forget these upcoming events!

  • Erosion Control Site Management — Register Here
  • DIG, PAVE and DRIVE to TOP GOLF — Register Here
  • Pipelayers Certification Training — Register for the Online Pipe Layers Certification course — available 365 days, 24/7

Stephanie Menning, Executive Director
Phone: 651-735-3908 | Fax: 651-290-2266 | Email: info@muca.org | www.muca.org