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Accelerate Your Business: Join Us at the 2024 Service Managers Forum!

Ready to Revolutionize Your Business? Save Your Seat for the 2024 Service Managers Forum  Are you ready to revolutionize your […]

Leadership Lessons: Finding the Right People

Keys to Success in HVACR and plumbing services rely heavily on certain attributes that set exceptional technicians apart. These attributes […]

Ageism in the Workplace: New Protections Coming?

Federal lawmakers have renewed their commitment to fortifying anti-discrimination protections for older workers with the proposed Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA). What does this mean for employees as well as businesses? Find out more in this blog post.

From Service to Success: Navigating the Veteran Employment Landscape

Let’s explore the multifaceted landscape of veteran employment, shedding light on challenges, opportunities, and ongoing efforts to provide meaningful careers. Read more in this blog post.

Navigating the Workplace: Latest Changes in NY and NJ Labor Laws

In a significant stride toward safeguarding the rights of employees, New York and New Jersey have recently enacted laws that bolster the protections afforded to workers in various situations. Read more in this blog post.

Navigating the Rise of Pay Transparency in the U.S.

Transparency has emerged as a key player in the ever-changing employment landscape, especially concerning salaries. This blog post delves into this practice’s potential consequences and benefits.

Next Level: Recruiting and Skill Development

Building a great team is the key to every successful business. Our Recruiting and Skill Development track will give you the skills to tackle big questions in the hiring process, such as talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, workplace culture, and more. Learn more about this track here.

Just Confirmed – Inspiring Speakers Taking Your Leadership to the Next Level

We’re excited to announce the initial slate of featured speakers for ACCA Next Level – find out more in this blog post!

New Form I-9 Now Available

Beginning August 1, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an updated Form I-9, which is used to verify employees’ identity and employment authorization. Read more in this blog post.

Chairman’s Column: Get to the Next Level!

Hopefully, everyone is really busy this time of the year. Still, even so, I would like to recommend you take time today to register for ACCA’s great upcoming two-day event this fall designed to help you and your key employees rise to the Next Level! Read this blog for more information from Dr. Stephen Pape.

Next Level Keynote Speaker Announced

Join us in Indianapolis, IN, October 16-17, 2023, for Next Level! This year’s Keynote Speaker, Jeff Butler, is an author and workplace strategist who explores human behavior within the working world. Learn more in this blog post.

Free Webinar: Attract and Retain 10X Talent in the HVAC Industry

Struggling to find and keep top talent in the competitive HVAC industry? Discover how to attract and keep the industry’s best professionals and build a powerhouse team that propels your business to new heights of success. Register now and transform your workforce for unstoppable growth!

Navigating Hiring Trends and Layoff Fears

To enhance hiring processes in light of prevailing financial anxieties and layoff fears, there is a need for transparent communication, aligning job descriptions with realistic expectations, and showcasing opportunities for professional development. Check out this blog to learn more.

ACCA Chair Aims to Enhance HVACR Industry Association

When recruiting new talent, getting the right people in the right positions is essential. Many of the human relations problems we encounter are due to the hiring decisions that we made while hoping things would work out. Read more in this blog by Dr. Pape.

Independent Contractor VS Employee

Is it legal to hire someone for 30 days as an independent contractor and then switch them to employee status if they work out?

Navigating Employment and Accommodations: EEOC Updates on COVID-19 and Anti-Discrimination Laws

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has recently made several updates to its COVID-19 technical assistance document. Read this blog to find out more.

ACCA’s Popular Contractor Forum Goes Live at ACCA 2023

One of ACCA’s most popular website features, The Contractor Forum goes live at ACCA 2023. Read more about this exciting and interactive session, featuring discussions about employee retention and HVACR workforce challenges.

HVACR Leaders Headline ACCA 2023 Conference & Expo

There are a ton of informal sessions at ACCA 2023 Conference and Expo. Read this blog to learn more about what to expect from the Conference & Expo.

How to Honor Veterans with HVACR Career Opportunities

Retaining hardworking employees can be difficult. Read more about the Honor Veteran’s with Career Opportunities session at ACCA 2023 Conference & Expo in this blog.

ACCA Fall Forums Provide the Information You Need to Recruit and Retain Quality Talent

ACCA’s Fall Forums are ideal for providing essential knowledge about hiring and retaining employees. Read this blog to learn more and register.

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