Register now for the Quality Construction Alliance's National Legislative Conference
May 3-5, 2010
Each year The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) joins forces with four other national union contractor trade associations to jointly host a National Legislative Conference.
This year's Quality Construction Alliance Legislative Conference is taking place May 3-5, 2010 in Washington, DC at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.
A tentative program agenda can be found below along with the registration form to attend the conference. Please note that there is a Monday afternoon session on public and private sector green building programs that is free to all conference registrants.
For anyone who would like to attend only the Monday afternoon session there is a $100 fee. Attendance at the cocktail reception is complimentary to all, including spouses and Monday-only program registrants. The Monday program will address the newly passed health care law and how it will affect multiemployer plans and will also review any late breaking changes in the effort to get temporary pension plan relief.
Wednesday morning we will have Dr. David Michaels, Department of Labors' Assistant Secretary of OSHA address the group. It is a full program but we also need your help on Capitol Hill to move the misclassification reform to enactment so we would love to see every TAUC member that can attend be represented at the conference.
Please give Todd Mustard, senior director of member services a call at (703) 524-3336 x112 if you have any questions.
Tentative Program Agenda:
Monday, May 3, 2010
12:00 p.m. Conference Registration Opens
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Public/Private Sector Green Building Programs and Issues
Get Moy, Chairman, National Institute of Building Sciences, High Performance Building Council -- Moderator
Reid Detchon, Vice President for Energy and Climate at the United Nations Foundation; Executive Director of the Energy Future Coalition
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Healthcare and Pension Reform Issues Update
James Ray, Health Benefits Attorney
Cary Franklin, Actuary, Horizon Actuarial Associates
4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Issues Papers Overview
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. General Reception
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
7:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Congressional Speakers
Worker Misclassification Reform
3% Tax Repeal
Emerald Cities Program
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Paul Begala, National Political Consultant
Afternoon Congressional Lobbying Meetings
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Dr. David Michaels -DOL Assistant Secretary, OSHA
10:30 a.m. Congressional Lobbying Meetings
2010 QCA National Leg Conf Registration Form