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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  Join us on March 15 or 16, 2018 at the Utah Career Center from 7:00am – 3:30pm for The Six Habits Of The Highly Effective Foreman. This 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 to […]

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 […]

Are You a Manager or a Leader? Here’s How to Tell the Difference By William Vanderbloemen

Within any organization, systems and structure is required to ensure that all the trains run on time. Having an applied universal system in which all members can follow and abide by is a great way to uphold standards, increase accountability and promote unity. You need people whose responsibility is carrying out these systems and assuring that […]

Registration Closing Tuesday For Annual Holiday Celebration

Celebrate the season with the UMCA as we host the 2017 Annual Holiday Party at The Salt Lake Country Club on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The festivities begin at 6:30PM with a cocktail hour followed by dinner served at 7:30PM. The evening will include entertainment by the Joe Muscolino Band and a few festive giveaways. […]

UMCA Annual Meeting Scheduled for January 18th

The UMCA will hold the Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at The Grand America Hotel. The meeting will feature updates on the industry, the current state of labor relations, and association business. Attendees can expect an engaging and informative presentation that will focus on trends and issues facing the industry. Following the […]