Procurement Perspectives: Factoring Political Dimension into Municipal Procurement
Article by ConstructConnect's, Stephen Bauld is a government procurement expert.
Although the importance of council supervision in the municipal procurement process is clear, difficulties arise when the political side of council thinking begins to cloud the discharge of its fiduciary responsibility."...
Cleveland Athletic Club Conversion
This article by Karin Connelly Rice, Fresh Water reports on CEA members Joe DiGeronimo, vice president of Precision Environmental, and Don Taylor and Welty Building Company, along with other partners acquired the club.
We’ve been in construction/demolition mode for the last year,” says DiGeronimo. “...
CEA Affilicate Member, Frantz Ward is Recipient of 2017 Medical Mutual Pillar SHARE Award for Community Service
Frantz Ward was recognized as the 2017 Medical Mutual Pillar Award’s SHARE Award recipient for efforts in community service.
The SHARE Award is presented to one company annually that best exemplifies employee-driven community service, philanthropy, and volunteerism."
Keep Sexual Harassment Out of Your Workplace
Published by Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSDNA), December, 2017; Vol 14, Num 7
The LHSFNA encourages all employers to establish a written policy on sexual harassment that addresses prevention, reporting, investigation and consequences."
Legislative Update - December 1, 2017
CEA Article 12/1/17
The Ohio General Assembly will likely be in session for two more weeks before they look to break for the new year. A big focus when legislators return will be on the State Capital Bill. The County continues its work to finalize its budget. County Council will hold multiple...
Construction Employment Increases in 243 Metro Areas Between October 2016 & 2017 as Officials Urge Changes to Tax Reform Bill to Sustain Growth
This article is from the website of The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).
Growing demand, especially from the private sector, is continuing to drive construction employment gains...tax reform proposals now being debated in Washington can do even more to help ensure that metro areas will continue to add new...
December 2017 BWC Safety Update
Beginning this month CEA will post the monthly BWC "Safety Updates" from the BWC Library.
Expanding the level of safety knowledge and resources to Ohio employers!"
Jim Brown, Safety Hero, Passes
We are saddened by the news of the passing of Jim Brown, Safety Director at CEA for 35 years.
As you may know, Jim's construction career started with The Ruhlin Company. Starting at the bottom, Jim worked his way through numerous positions including foreman and yard superintendent,...
Four Items Small Business Owners Should Review Before 2017 Ends
Article written by Nathan Corbitt, AJC
It’s time to prepare for 2018 and make certain the New Year also gets off to a fast start...here is a quick checklist of items I recommend they review before closing up shop for the holidays..."
CEA Legislative Update Week in Review - November 3, 2017
IntroThe Ohio Legislature has six or so legislative and committee days scheduled in the month of November. Both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly have continued with a steady workload. The County Council has focused heavily on budget deliberations with agencies testifying before Council. ...