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ASAdvantage Spotlight: SESCO Management Consultants

Get the most out of your ASA Membership with our ASAdvantage partner, SESCO Management Consultants! ASA members receive complimentary human resources services provided by SESCO Management Consultants, including:  • Free Telephone/Email Consultation—The SESCO staff is available to answer your questions at no charge, Whether you have a federal or state employment compliance question such as wage … READ MORE

Apply Today for ASA Awards

Applications are now being accepted for many of the awards offered by ASA.  The ASA Certificate of Excellence in Ethics recognizes subcontractors for their commitment to ASA values, such quality construction and a safe and healthy work environment. Each applicant is required to respond to questions concerning the firm’s corporate ethics policies and procedures, its … READ MORE

ASAdvantage Benefits Available to All ASA Members

Get the most out of your ASA Membership!  ASAdvantage benefits are available to all ASA Members, and offer a robust program with a variety of discounts and promotions.  Benefits range from human resource support and employee benefits, offices supplies, project management, and MORE!     Click Here to Learn More About the ASAdvantage Program!

The Contractor’s Compass May Issue is Available

Inside this Edition: ASA Advocates for Subcontractors in the Courts Through Its Subcontractors Legal Defense Fund  by Courtney Little, President, ACE Glass Construction, and 2018-19 President, American Subcontractors Association  Construction Companies May Use a Different Method to Lessen Truck Order Backlog In 2019 by Brian Holland, FleetAdvantage 2019 – The Year of Talent by Gregg Schoppman, … READ MORE

ASA Comments on the Department of Labor’s Overtime Rules

On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, ASA, along with the Small Business Legislative Council (SBLC), submitted comments to the proposed rule entitled, “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees (RIN 1235-AA20)” published by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on March 22, 2019.  Our comments addressed the impact of … READ MORE

A Small Business’ Guide to Human Resources – Jun. 11 Webinar

This webinar focuses on how small businesses can focus on quality and compliant human resource practices with ease. SESCO Management Consultants Vice President Jamie Hasty will discuss creating screening and hiring practices to attract and retain qualified individuals, review required employment documentation to include personnel file management, identify various employee regulations to negate liability, focus … READ MORE

Apply Today for ASA Awards

Applications are now being accepted for two of the awards offered by ASA.  The ASA Certificate of Excellence in Ethics recognizes subcontractors for their commitment to ASA values, such quality construction and a safe and healthy work environment. Each applicant is required to respond to questions concerning the firm’s corporate ethics policies and procedures, its … READ MORE

Free Webinar May 9: Construction Beyond Capacity: Risks, Opportunities, and Solutions

The commercial construction industry is operating at – perhaps beyond – full capacity. Given industry growth and the lack of available resources, how do you attract good employees, keep your jobs on schedule, and overcome poor/incomplete designs?   Join Dennis Engelbrecht and Wayne Rivers from The Family Business Institute for this webinar on May 9th … READ MORE

ASA’S INFO HUB

One of the great features of our ASA website is The Info Hub, a member center that allows you to access key information and actively engage with ASA. The Hub allows you to search the directory for other members as well as view and register for upcoming events. The Info Hub is also the place … READ MORE