Website Updates: What’s New?

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Free Harassment Prevention Training Offered

A state agency is offering free on-line harassment training webinars in English and Spanish for employers who have yet to comply with a looming end-of-the-year deadline. MORE >>

CLCA Responds To Coronavirus

With advocacy, action on upcoming events and a Company/HR information portal, the California Landscape Contractors Association is taking action to help you survive the coronavirus pandemic. MORE >>

Why We’re Essential During COVID

Bruce Dennis explains how CLCA was essential in helping green industry professionals continue to work as COVID shut down the state earlier this year, and notes that now, more than ever, being a member of CLCA can be crucial to our success. MORE >>

Protect Workers from Unhealthy Air

Protect workers from unhealthy air: Cal/OSHA mandates worker training, respiratory protective equipment. MORE >>

CLCA Leaders Kick Off 2020 with the Leadership Conference

Changing it up a bit with a day and a half event on January 28 and 29, CLCA state and chapter leaders gathered in Sacramento for the association’s annual Leadership Conference. MORE >>

President Regan Barry, Board of Directors Assume Office

Regan Barry of Coastal Evergreen Co., Inc. sworn in as 2020 President of the California Landscape Contractors Association. MORE >>

Independent Contractor or Employee? Answer Correctly to Avoid Devastating Fines, Lawsuits

Are your independent contractors now employees? Answer this question wrong, and your company could face significant fines and penalties. MORE >>

Time To Roll Up Our Sleeves and Get To Work, 2020 President Regan Barry Says

“I am looking forward to digging in, pun intended, to my new position,” says 2020 President Regan Barry. MORE >>

Air Resources Board: Know Your Clean-Air Requirements

Failure to heed these requirements could result in significant fines and penalties. Here’s what you need to know to stay in compliance. MORE >>

In Memory: Tom DeLany, Mary Lyngso and Frank Dell

With much sadness, we report the passing of long-time CLCA members Tom DeLany, Mary Lyngso and Frank Dell Tom DeLany, ACLS, Inc. In addition to serving

Request For Proposals: Green Industry Education Workshops

The California Landscape Contractors Association is looking for a high-energy speaker to present a series of green industry business development workshops statewide. MORE >>

Heat Warning! Proactively Protect Workers To Avoid Cal/OSHA Citations

As temperatures soar this summer, Cal/OSHA safety inspectors will be blanketing California to ensure that job sites are complying with “high heat” procedures to protect outdoor workers. MORE >>

CLCA Capitol Delegation Educates Lawmakers

Supporting water conservation, combatting the underground economy and getting ahead of blower bans topped the agenda when members of the CLCA Legislation Committee visited lawmakers at the state capitol in mid-April. MORE >>

Social Security Administration Sending More ‘No Match’ Letters This Year

The Social Security Administration is sending more ‘No Match’ letters this year. What steps should you take if you receive one? MORE >>

Recycle Your Green Waste Or Else

An increasing number of cities are threatening to fine landscape companies that are not complying with a 2014 California law mandating increased recycling of landscape and pruning waste. MORE >>

Last Landscape Industry Certification Hands-On Test Successful

The CLCA Certification Committee celebrated the last hands-on Landscape Industry Certified Technician test in California April 6. The test was held at Cuyamaca College in San Diego, CA. MORE >>

New Foothill College Horticultural Training Site Honors Gachinas

After noting that there is a big difference between a classroom environment and actually working in the field of horticulture, long-time CLCA member and college instructor Frank Niccoli led the February 21 dedication of a new certificate program and hands-on horticultural training site at Foothill College. The site is named in honor of the late John Gachina and his wife Jaclyn Ishimaru Gachina, two long-time supporters of green industry education. MORE >>

Burns Elected President Of California Landscape Contractors Association

Elizabeth Burns of Zone 24 Landscaping, Inc. has been elected 2019 President of the California Landscape Contractors Association. MORE >>

Mike Baron Wins 2018 Allegiance Award, CLCA’s Top Honor

In recognition of his years of service and leadership, the California Landscape Contractors Association has presented Mike Baron with its Allegiance Award, the association’s most prestigious honor. MORE >>

We Have Lift-Off! New Website Launched

Same great association, but snazzy new website. Built to be very fast, and very secure. Click a few links — we think you’ll enjoy what you find. MORE >>