Dear ABC Central Ohio Member,

As we enter week three – or has it been four? – since the COVID-19 disruptions, we are please to share with you the following upcoming Member-Only webinars. If there is a topic of specific interest that is not being covered, please shoot me an email at to let me know how we can better meet your needs.

Thank you for your continued support.


Barton Hacker
Communicating in the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond: Don’t Let 30-Years of Hard Work Get Destroyed in 30-Days

Date: Tuesday, April 7
Time: 3 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Anthony Huey, Reputation Management LLC
Moderator: Mike Bellaman, ABC National

Join crisis communication expert and international keynote speaker Anthony Huey for this timely and energetic webinar that provides contractors with pragmatic insider tips on communicating clearly during the current coronavirus pandemic and beyond. Learn how to quickly and effectively communicate with critical audiences in a crisis, including owners, employees, subs, vendors, partners, the news media and more.

Register today.

New Federal Paid Leave and Stimulus Laws and the Impact of the COVID-19 Virus on the Construction Workplace

Date: Thursday, April 9
Time: 3 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Maury Baskin, Littler Mendelson P.C.Two major laws dealing with the COVID-19 virus, along with dozens of state and local orders, are severely affecting the construction industry. As of April 1, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act mandates new paid leave for employees, while the CARES Act offers federal stimulus to help employers retain their employees in the face of mounting layoffs. ABC general counsel Maury Baskin will describe the latest guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board and state and local agencies to help contractors understand the new rules governing all construction workplaces.

Register today.

Addressing Employee Mental Health During the Pandemic

Date: Wednesday, April 15
Time: 3 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Calvin Beyer, Cobb Strecker Dunphy Zimmerman (CSDZ); Gary Clevenger MS, CSP, RRE, CNA; Kevin Sell, United Group Services; Michelle Walker, SPHR, SSC Underground
Moderator: Greg Sizemore, ABC National

A panel of industry, safety and mental health experts will discuss proactive strategies your organization can take to address total human health on your projects, including signs and symptoms and available resources your company and your employees can access to ensure a mentally healthy work environment.

Register today.

Technology Can Help ABC Contractors as Coronavirus Disrupts the Industry

Date: Thursday, April 16
Time: 3 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Matt Abeles, ABC National; Jeff Sample, eSUB; Karl Sorensen, Blue Collar Labs

Which technologies can help your business succeed during the coronavirus pandemic—and immediately improve your bottom line when you are back up and running at full capacity? Hear about collaborative technologies that will improve productivity and learn which solutions could work best for different contractors. Plus, discover simple tech solutions you can implement to jumpstart and help scale your business your business after we overcome the COVID-19 challenge.

Register today.