What a Year! What a 2020!

In an industry of personal relationships and personal connections, 2020 has tested us all.

We simply want to say thank you to all our friends, colleagues and clients. Thank you for the connections we have maintained and thank you for preserving our high industry standards no matter what comes our way.

As the year unfolded, no one seemed to know what was coming,or even understood what had already transpired. At first, we thought covid might be over in a few weeks, or that it might be like a severe case of the flu. Some thought it would die out with the warm weather. Continue reading…

Additional Pay for Pandemic Costs?

Research funded by two key union contractor associations, covering the electrical and sheet metal trades, recently found an average 18% pandemic related impact from reduced productivity and added expenses. It is quite likely that other contractors, both union and non-union, might experience a similar impact

The Productivity loss is real

The productivity loss stems from a number of causes. For example, workers may remain home due to lack of child-care, or to tend to a sick family member. Continue reading…