Info Session on NYC PLA for MWL Mentees: 1-14-11

**This event is for Columbia University MWL Construction Trades Certificate/Mentorship Program Participants**

Date: January 14, 2011

Time: 8:30 a.m. Registration
         9:00 a.m. Event Begins

Location: Columbia University 
              Lerner Hall - Satow Conference Room           

Speakers include: 

John Spavins, from the Mayor's Office of Contracts and one of the architects of the City's new PLA agreement, will speak about the agreement, its clauses, and how the agreement impacts non-union firms.

Jennifer Redmond, Esq., a prominent construction attorney, will speak about the importance of understanding contract language and important do's and don'ts.

Lou Coletti, President/CEO of the Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA), will speak about the transition process for non-union firms to the various trade associations and considerations firms need to be aware of.

Please join us to receive this important information that can help you grow your business through PLA work. You are welcome to attend with any of your employees that assist with cost estimating and bidding at your firm.

This event is hosted by Columbia University Facilities and the NYC Department of Small Business Services.

Visit the "MWL Business Initiatives" section of this site for more information on the MWL Construction Trades Certificate/Mentorship Program.