Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category

Elections/Member Meeting

Effective January 1, 2018 the new board will consist of the following: President: Howard Stuber Vice President: John Cummins Treasurer: Bob Arlof Secretary: Mark Bufalini Anthony Fergelec Rob Rothaar Andy Schubert Bob Shamonsky Matt Staab Joe Winklmann We wish them…Read more

House Bill 442 Passes the House Today

Thank you to all who have sent letters, scheduled visits and made phone calls to your House Representative. Today HB442 passed the house 105-91. Walt Krzyzanowski and I have been dealing with heavy opposition for the last month. We were…Read more

OSHA Further delays Silica Rule Enforcement

OSHA Further Delays Silica Rule Enforcement   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a 90-day delay of the enforcement of the crystalline silica standard that applies to the construction industry. Originally scheduled to begin…Read more

AMPAC Grand Opening

AMPAC held their grand opening on August 15, 2016. County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald was on hand. We thank all those that attended and all the vendors that showed their support.

AMPAC moved

Effective June 28th, AMPAC will be housed at 3128 Allendale Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15204.  Our new email is office@ampacplumber.org

Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Final Rule: Overtime

Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Final Rule: Overtime Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication…Read more

New Backflow Classroom ready!

AMPAC is pleased to announce we have a our new classroom ready for our upcoming Backflow class set to begin on April 18th. We have been busy buying desks and chairs to have our school up and running for the…Read more

OSHA cites Beaver County company in fatal trench collapse

BY ELIZABETH BEHRMAN | Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 2:48 p.m. Related Stories • Officials identify Clearfield man killed in Butler County trench collapse Email Newsletters Sign up for one of our email newsletters. Updated 16 hours ago The U.S. Department…Read more

Re: HB-1357

I would like to thank and commend each one of you on a job well done.  I feel you all did a stand out job providing testimony, answering questions and representing the Plumbing Industry. Although our work is not done,…Read more

OSHA Changes to Watch in 2016

January 5, 2015 By Roger M. Paveza, Vista Safety Consulting, LLC  In November, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its Fall 2015 Unified Agenda, which includes 32 regulatory actions at various stages of the rulemaking process. Some of the notable highlights to…Read more