Author Archives: Leanna Davis

UMCA Annual Business Meeting Sets The Tone For 2018

UMCA members met on Thursday, January 18th at the Grand America for the 2018 UMCA Annual Business Meeting. Contractor members gathered from 2:30PM – 4:00PM to discuss the most pressing issues facing Utah Contractors. UMCA President, Jason Bleak, called the meeting to order and began with a President’s Report outlining the progress made with a […]

Looking Ahead: Continuing Education & Labor Negotiations

The Spring Education Series kicks off on March 15th & 16th with the rescheduled Six Habits Of Highly Effective Foreman Training Class that was originally scheduled for late January. Registration is now open and will remain open until Monday, March 12th. As the UMCA leadership continues planning for labor negotiations we would like to invite […]

UCC News: Expanding Opportunities & Labor For The Future

The Utah Career Center is now accepting applications for qualified apprentices until Friday, March 23, 2018.  Applicants can pick up and return applications to the Utah Career Center located at 640 North Billy Mitchell Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84116. Interviews will be held in the Spring while school will begin in the Fall. If you […]

Course Evaluators Needed For Fall Classes

The Utah Career Center is looking for course evaluators to provide feedback on two class sessions per semester.  These evaluators contribute significantly to the success of the apprenticeship program.  Evaluators will only be critiquing the instructors on their ability to engage apprentices and effectively control their classroom. Evaluators will be given instruction and materials that […]

6 Ways Successful Teams Are Built To Last by Glen Llopis of Forbes

It takes great leadership to build great teams. Leaders  who are not  afraid to course correct, make the difficult decisions and establish standards of performance that are constantly  being met – and improving at all times.   Whether in the workplace, professional sports,  or your local community, team building requires a keen understanding of people, their […]

2017 In Review: Meeting Our Mission

As we endeavor into 2018 we want to look back on our accomplishments, goals, and progress in meeting our mission and being accountable to our members in 2017. The Mission of the UMCA is to: act as the collective voice of the industry represent contractors in labor relations/collective bargaining provide education to contractors and their […]

UMCA Business Meeting Registration Now Open

The UMCA Annual Business Meeting will feature a presentation on 2018 Market Projections and Tax Reform by Representative Robert Spendlove, Senior Vice President – Economic and Public Policy Officer at Zions Bank. Robert will give an interactive presentation, ‘2018 Outlook – With More Growth To Come???,’ that will cover the new tax reform and how it […]

Spring Education: Foreman Training Set For March

The UMCA Foreman Training course Six Habits of Highly Effective Foreman originally scheduled for January 25 or 26 from 7:00am-3:30pm has been rescheduled to mid-March. Join us on March 15 or 16, 2018 at the Utah Career Center from 7:00am – 3:30pm for The Six Habits of Highly Effective Foreman. This is a custom-tailored, advanced […]

UMCA Honors Longtime Supporter at Holiday Celebration

Members gathered at the Salt Lake Country Club on Wednesday, December 13th in celebration of the year and season. The evening was filled with cheer as members gathered to celebrate the holiday season. Attendees enjoyed a buffet dinner and music provided by the Joe Muscolino Trio. During the celebration the UMCA honored Gary Sander for […]

Change in Leadership at UA LOCAL140

Leadership at UA LOCAL 140 has recently changed with the following leaders recently elected: President, Jason Warner; E-Board Members, Bruce Wigren, Travis Morgan, Matt Black, and Mark Elieson; Financial Committee Members, Adam Wolfgramm, Scott Toner, and David Wood; Vice President, Hyrum Matthews; Recording Secretary, Dan Smith; Examiners, Bernie Jacobs, Collin Salee, Jeremiah Bridge, and Drew […]