Author Archives: Leanna Davis

UMCA 2017 Annual Trap Shoot Has Largest Record Turnout

UMCA Members braved the elements at the 2017 Annual Trap Shoot on Thursday, September 21. With a record turnout of over 200 participants, attendees took to the range and showed their skills late into the evening. Attendees were served a steak dinner and a lucky few were awarded door prizes provided by Gold and Silver […]

Registration For October Foreman Training Seminar Filling Up Quickly

Registration for the UMCA Foreman Training course, “Six Habits of the Highly Effective Foreman” is filling up quickly.  Attendees can choose to attend on either October 19 or 20 from 7:00 AM-3:30 PM at the Utah Career Center. The Six Habits of the Highly Effective Foreman is a custom-tailored, advanced Foreman Training course that has been […]

Leadership Optimistic On Future Of Labor Relations

UMCA leadership recently met with the leadership of UA Local 140 to address the needs and weaknesses that directly effect the labor/management relationship. C. Richard Barnes of C. Richard Barnes & Associates led the 3-day tailored, skills-based training that incorporated his more that 35 years of experience in mediation, dispute resolution, collective bargaining, and labor/management relations. […]

Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors By: Martin Zwilling of Startup Professionals

Entrepreneurs seem to have blinders on when looking at competitors. Generally, they are so focused on killing competitors that they fail to see the positive potential of a strategic partnership or some other type of collaborative relationship. Sometimes you have to put aside the emotion and the passion and just look at what is best […]

Trap Shoot Sponsor Registration Closing Today

The UMCA 2017 Annual Trap Shoot is scheduled for Thursday, September 21st at the Great Salt Lake Gun Club, Lee Kay Center located at 6000 West 2100 South in Salt Lake City. It is your last chance to become a sponsor of the UMCA 2017 Annual Trap Shoot at the Silver or Gold Level.Gold level […]

Earn Core Continuing Education Credit At The September Safety Seminar

The UMCA will resume the Education Series on Thursday, September 7th at the Utah Career Center from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Pete Chaney with MCAA will be teaching a safety seminar which will earn participants one hour of core credit toward contractor license renewal. Lunch will be provided at the seminar.  Registration is now available and will close […]

Foreman Training Seminar With Tom Williams Set For October

Mark your calendars for the UMCA Foreman Training course Six Habits of Highly Effective Foreman  on October 19 or 20 from 7:00am-3:30pm. The Six Habits of Highly Effective Foreman is a custom-tailored, advanced Foreman Training course that has been designed to complement Foreman Training previously taught in Utah. During this course attendees will be introduced […]

Contractor License Renewal Deadline Approaching Quickly

As we move forward with the 2017 Education Series and introduce new seminars being offered this Fall, we want to remind members that 2017 is a contractor license renewal year and the upcoming classes may be the last chance you have to earn continuing education credit. The DOPL requires contractors to have earned 6 hours of continuing […]

Utah Career Center Now Accepting Apprentice Applications

The Utah Career Center is now accepting applications for qualified apprentices until Friday, September 22.  Applicants can pick up and return applications to the Utah Career Center located at 640 North Billy Mitchell Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84116. Apprentice interviews will then be held October 2-4 for construction and October 9th for HVAC. Any current […]

Fundamentals of Powerful Leadership Course Presented By Blomquist Hale

As many of you are aware, the UMCA and UA Local 140 have secured the services of Blomquist Hale to administer an employee assistance program to our employees.  All UMCA contractors and their employees are covered under this program, even those who do not receive their health benefits from the Utah Pipe Trades.  The Employee […]

How Good Managers Lead A Diverse Team

Whether you’re established and experienced or a total newbie, managing a team isn’t easy. You have one team member who responds really well to constructive criticism, while another needs feedback phrased in a gentler way. You have one employee who prefers to communicate via email, while another thinks one-on-one chats are more productive. One of […]