News & Blog

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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

GET YOUR 2019-20 MEMBERSHIP RENEWED ASAP!

ASA membership dues renewals were emailed to all members last month. The new membership year starts July 1 but don’t delay in getting your membership renewed right away. If you need another copy of your dues renewal invoice, please contact the chapter office. Note: Your membership will expire on June 30. If you plan to … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: BOWEN, MICLETTE & BRITT

For over 30 years, Bowen, Miclette & Britt has brought its customers a commitment to excellence, innovation and service in the complex world of insurance and risk management. As one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the country, BMB’s client base has gravitated over the years towards several industry niches, specifically Construction, Energy, Marine … 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

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 28 – Safety Committee meeting – Event Details Jun. 6 – Building Leaders Development Group (BLDG) at Karbach Brewing Co. – Event Details Jun. 13 – She Builds It Women’s Peer Group at Saint Arnold Brewing Company – Event Details

TAP INTO ASA: ANDREWS MYERS, P.C.

Proud to call Houston home for more than 20 years, Andrews Myers is a law firm renowned for our proactive and practical approach to business and celebrated for our extensive history in construction law. We operate in a number of industry sectors and legal disciplines, and as our clients have grown so has the breadth … READ MORE

BLDG NETWORKING EVENT – KARBACH JUN. 6

Join the Building Leaders Development Group (BLDG) on Jun. 6 for a networking event at Karbach Brewing Co. BLDG connects individuals under the age of 35 who are employed in the construction industry (GCs, subcontractors, architects, and those who provide a product or service to construction companies). There is no charge to attend the event, … READ MORE

2019 ANNUAL MEETING AND MEET THE GCS – NEXT WEDNESDAY

On Wednesday, May 22, ASA-HC will hold its annual meeting where members will vote on the 2019 Annual Meeting Slate of Candidates for 2019-21 board terms and 2019-20 officers. Additionally, the meeting will feature four Houston area general contractors who will discuss up and coming work, challenges in the industry, working together to make projects … READ MORE