TAUC "End of Year Events" December 2008


Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. [map]
Washington, DC 20001

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The Association of Union Constructors will hold its "2008 End of Year Events" and the Joint TAUC-NMAPC Holiday Open House at the Washington Court Hotel, located at 525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., in Washington, D.C. 20001.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2008

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Joint TAUC Executive Committee & NMAPC Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Joint TAUC Executive Committee & NMAPC Board of Directors Dinner

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2008

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
TAUC Committee Members Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
TAUC Local Employer Organization Meeting

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
TAUC Labor Committee Meeting

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
TAUC Safety & Health Committee Meeting

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
TAUC Committee Members Luncheon

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Zero Incident Process Presentation

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
TAUC Customer Caucus Executive Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
TAUC Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Joint TAUC-NMAPC Holiday Open House

All TAUC members are invited to attend the Holiday Open House.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2008

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The State of the Union...Construction Industry

Agenda Includes

OSHA Update
Noah Connell, OSHA Directorate of Construction

Credit Crisis Impact on Multi-Employer Pension Plans
Randy DeFrehn, Executive Director, NCCMP

The True Cost of Accidents
William C. Margaretta, President, NJ State Safety Council

Government Affairs Update
Rod Bennett, Laborers' Internatinal Union of North America
John McNerney, Mechanical Contractors Association of America

"Can We TAUC Back?"
Al Black, Construction & Turnaround Services
Gary Bohn, Kiewit Industrial Co.
Nicholas Theisen, LG Constructors

Building and Construction Trades Department Update
Mark Ayers, President, BCTD

Related Web Pages and Sites:
The State of the Union...Construction Industry Forum

Registration Includes:
Attendance to the meetings, breakfast and/or lunch; and attendance to TAUC-NMAPC Holiday Open House.

Who Should Attend:
All TAUC Members and Invited Guests.

Meeting Attire:
Business Attire

Cancellation and Other Policies:
All sleeping room reservation must be made or cancelled through the Washington Court Hotel (202-628-2100). Contact TAUC's national office at (703) 524-3336 ext. 111 to cancel online registration.


Is Media Allowed?
No

General Hotel Information:
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: 202-628-2100
Fax: 202-879-7918
Website: http://www.washingtoncourthotel.com/

TAUC has reserved a block of rooms at the Washington Court Hotel. The room rate is $229.00 per night for single or double occupancy. All reservations must be made through the Hotel's Reservations Department by calling (202) 628-2100 or (800) 321-3010 by the cut-off date of Monday, November 3, 2008. Please reference "TAUC Room Block" to receive the special room rate set aside for TAUC. Sleeping rooms are limited, therefore we urge you to reserve your room as soon as possible.


Travel Information:
HOTEL AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

Ronald Reagan National Airport
703-417-8000
http://metwashairports.com/national

To reach the hotel from Reagan National Airport you may take a cab or the Washington Metro. The hotel may be reached by taking the Yellow Metro line then change at Metro Center station onto the Red Metro line in the direction of Union Station. From the Red Metro line exit at Union Station Metro stop. The hotel is a short walk from the Metro station. The cab ride is approximately $30.00.

Washington Dulles Airport
(703) 572-2700
metwashairports.com/dulles

To reach the hotel from Dulles Airport you may take a cab or rent a car. The cab ride is approximately $60.00.

Baltimore / Washington International Airport
1-800-435-9294
bwiairport.com

Those members who are flying in for meetings in the Washington, D.C. area may want to consider flying into Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI). Fares are sometimes significantly lower depending on the airline and where you depart from. From BWI, you can take a train to Union Station in Washington, D.C., and the hotel is a short walk from the Metro station. The train trip is approximately 25 minutes long. You may also rent a car, take a cab, or shuttle bus. A cab ride from BWI is approximately $70.00. Shuttle bus service prices vary.

TRAIN: Union Station Washington DC

Union Station is located at 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE.
Located on Metro's Red Line.

Union Station, the site of Metro, Amtrak and MARC stations provides easy and affordable transit to area airports and other cities, and makes arrival, departure and sight-seeing virtually hassle-free.

Union Station Website: http://www.unionstationdc.com/directions.asp?gid=11



For more information please contact:
Ms. Gwen Jackson
Meetings & Events Manager
The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC)
Phone: (703) 524-3336 x111
Fax: (703) 524-3364
E-mail: gjackson@tauc.org