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Upcoming ABC Webinars


Viewpoint’s Take 15 Webinar Series

Date: Every Friday
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Length: 15 Minutes
Speakers:    Viewpoint Product Experts

The Take 15 series is a weekly, brief webinar led by Viewpoint, an ABC Strategic Partner, where product experts highlight challenges contractors face and how Viewpoint’s comprehensive suite of software solutions can help solve those challenges.


Preventing and Correcting Workplace Harassment

Date: Monday, March 4, 2019
Time: 2 p.m. ET
Length: 60 Minutes
Speakers:    Maury Baskin, Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Nancy Delogu, Littler Mendelson, P.C.

ABC Members Only

This webinar will focus on preventing and correcting sexual harassment and other types of unlawful harassment in the workplace. The speakers will help management understand and identify unlawful harassment as well as discuss the steps management should take both before and after a complaint.

Davis Bacon Ins and Outs – Prevailing Wage Compliance

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Length: 60 Minutes
Speakers:    Sam Melamed, CEO, ABC Insurance Trust

Hosted by CFMA

Listen to industry expert, Sam Melamed, CEO, ABC Trust, discuss the compliance specifics for the allowable Fringe Benefits: Health Insurance, Ancillary Benefits, Retirement Plans, Vacation/Holiday and PTO, Apprenticeship Program, Supplemental Unemployment Benefit Plans. Learn the differences between funded and unfunded plans and the approval process for unfunded.

Level & Prerequisites: This is a Group-Internet based program at the Overview level. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required.

Who Should Attend: CEOs, CPAs, CFOs, payroll clerks, estimators, HR personnel and those who make financial decisions involving government contracts.

Credits: 1.5 in the field of Management Advisory Services


  • Free for CFMA members
  • $39.57 for ABC members (40% off the regular non-member price!)—enter ABCPROMO at registration

New ANSI Standards for Aerial Work Platforms

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time: 11 a.m. ET
Length: 60 Minutes
Speakers:    Rick Smith, Senior Director, Global Product Training, JLG Industries

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) creates standards that govern the design and use of aerial work platforms across North America. New ANSI standards for the U.S. were published in December 2018 and become effective in December 2019. The industry now has less than one year to become compliant with the new ANSI standards.

Everyone associated with aerial work platforms will be impacted by the new standards. Owners, operators, occupants, supervisors, manufacturers, dealers, and people that rent aerials will need to make changes in the areas of training, job site safety, and machine selection to accommodate the new standards.

There are three new ANSI standards that cover machine design, safe use, and training. Machine Design standards (A92.20) govern the design, safety requirements and testing of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). Safe Use standards (A92.22) govern the application, maintenance, and safe operation of MEWPs. Training standards (A92.24) govern training requirements, topics, and methods for MEWPs. The impact of each of these standards on MEWP users and operators will be covered in this webinar.

Understanding the Impact of OFCCP’s Recent Policy Changes on Federal Contractors

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 2 p.m. ET
Length: 60 Minutes
Speakers:    Lance Gibbons, Littler Mendelson, Washington, D.C.

ABC Members Only

During the last year, there has been a flurry of activity at the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Lance Gibbons of Littler Mendelson will discuss what federal contractors need to know. Topics include:

  • New compensation analysis directive
  • Proposed revisions to the procedures for requesting and maintaining a Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP)
  • The Voluntary Enterprise-wide Review Program
  • Updated compliance review procedures
  • New early resolution procedures
  • Opinion letters and help desk directive
  • Corporate scheduling announcement letters (CSALs)
  • Other significant regulatory actions

How to self-fund employee benefits with prevailing wage plans

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 11 a.m. ET
Length: 60 Minutes
Speakers:    Nat Peniston


Providing self-funded health benefits to an hourly and geographically dispersed workforce requires a unique approach that integrates enrollment, ongoing eligibility management, premium collection and compliance. Self-funding has many positives, such as reducing costs and increasingly plan flexibility, but it is not a solution for all contractors. This Webinar will help participants learn key points on when (or if) a self-funded plan should be considered. The Contractors Plan possesses unique administrative capabilities and processes designed specifically for multi-location construction contractors that facilitate enrollment and ongoing administration.

Certified Payroll and Fringe Benefits – Making life easy for staff and employees

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: 11 a.m. ET
Length: 30 Minutes
Speakers:    Nat Peniston & Steve Antill


Learn ways leading employers are significantly reducing the time spent on payroll and the administration of employee benefit programs while reducing errors and enhancing compliance and effectiveness. Traditional payroll companies are not built with the unique needs of contractors in mind and can struggle with common tasks such as submitting certified payroll reports and prevailing wage calculations. Growing construction firms that leverage systems and processes designed to meet multiple jurisdictional requirements (multiple county prevailing wage rates for example) are better able to compete and win more business.


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