NMAPC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Alphabetical list of topics (click on link to jump to a specific topic):

  1. About NMAPC
  2. Advertising
  3. Billing & Invoice Questions
  4. Book of Decisions
  5. Company Contact Information - Updating
  6. Construction Manager (CM) Participation in the NMAPC Program
  7. Employment Opportunities
  8. Human Resources
  9. Industry Advancement Funds
  10. Media Inquiries/Public Relations
  11. Meetings & Events
  12. National Maintenance Agreement (NMA) - Download
  13. National Maintenance Agreement (NMA) - General Questions
  14. National Maintenance Agreement (NMA) - Revisions
  15. Safety
  16. Sales
  17. Signatory Process - NMA
  18. Site Extension Requests
  19. Sponsorship Opportunities
  20. Terminating an NMA
  21. User Name & Password
  22. Work Hours
  23. Yellow Card

Still can't find what you need? E-mail info@nmapc.org or call (703) 841-9707 and dial '0' and a staff member will answer your question or direct you to the appropriate department.

 

 

1. About NMAPC

What is NMAPC?

The National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee, Inc. (NMAPC) is an impartial joint labor-management organization that administers the National Maintenance Agreements (NMA), among the most widely used project labor agreements in the U.S.  The Committee is made up of 28 members, 14 each from the labor and contractor communities.

Click here for more information about NMAPC. And don't forget to download our free informational brochure and the comprehensive History of the National Maintenance Agreements.

 

2. Advertising

 

How can I learn more about advertising on the NMAPC website?

For general information about advertising on the NMAPC website, click here to download a media kit. To speak directly to an ad sales representative, contact Janice Jenkins at (724) 929-3550 or e-mail her.

 

 

3. Billing & Invoices

 

How do I pay my administrative fees?

Contact Pamela Livinski, Senior Manager of Database & Information Systems, at (703) 841-9707 or via e-mail.

 

I have a question regarding an administrative fee payment and/or invoice I received. Who do I speak to?

Contact Pamela Livinski, Senior Manager of Database & Information Systems, at (703) 841-9707 or via e-mail.

 

I have a question about a late fee I was recently assessed. Who do I speak to?

Contact Pamela Livinski, Senior Manager of Database & Information Systems, at (703) 841-9707 or via e-mail.

 

 

4. Book of Decisions

 

What is the Book of Decisions?

The Book of Decisions is a collection of interpretations of various aspects of the National Maintenance Agreements, as rendered by NMAPC's Labor-Management Committee. Invariably, disputes have arisen over how certain passages in the Agreements should be interpreted "in the field." The binding decisions handed down by the Committee constitute the "last word" on these disputes.

 

How can I get a copy of the Book of Decisions?

The Book of Decisions is available as a free PDF download from the NMAPC. Click here to go to the download page. On this page you can also download individual updates to the Book of Decisions.

 

I have a question about the Book of Decisions. Who should I speak with?

Contact Ben Cahoon, Manager of NMAPC & Database Systems, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail.

 

 

5. Company Contact Information - Updating

 

My company's contact information has changed. Who do I notify at NMAPC so that the appropriate records are updated?

To update your company's contact information, contact Ben Cahoon, Manager of NMAPC & Database Systems, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail.

 

 

6. Construction Manager (CM) Participation in the NMAPC Program

 

How can a Construction Manager (CM) participate in the NMAPC Program?

Click here for an overview of the process and requirements for CM participation.

 

I have questions about CM participation in the NMAPC Program. Who can I speak to?

Contact Daniel Hogan, Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x119 or via e-mail; or Michael Dorsey, Senior Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x122 or via e-mail.

 

 

7. Employment Opportunities

 

How can I learn more about employment opportunities with NMAPC?

Contact Michael Marrone, Director of Administration, at (703) 841-9707 x127 or via e-mail.

 

 

8. Human Resources

 

I need to request a W-9 or Federal Tax ID number. Who do I speak to?

Contact Michael Marrone, Director of Administration, at (703) 841-9707 x127 or via e-mail.

 

 

9. Industry Advancement Funds

 

I want to get my industry advancement funds authorized. What is the process?

Contact Todd Mustard, Senior Director of Member Services, at (703) 841-9707 x112 or via e-mail.

 

 

10. Media Inquiries/Public Relations

 

I am a member of the media and would like to interview someone at NMAPC regarding an article I am working on. Who do I speak with?

Contact David Acord, Manager of Marketing and Communications, at (703) 841-9707 x124 or via e-mail.

 

To whom should I send press releases, announcements, or marketing materials?

Send all releases and announcements to David Acord, Manager of Marketing and Communications, via e-mail or c/o NMAPC, 1501 Lee Highway Suite 202, Arlington, VA 22209.

 

 

11. Meetings & Events

 

Where can I find a schedule of upcoming NMAPC meetings and events?

Click here for a complete calendar.

 

I have a question about travel and/or accomodations for an upcoming NMAPC meeting or event. Who can I speak to?

Contact Gwen Jackson, Meetings & Events Manager, at (703) 841-9707 x111 or via e-mail

 

I am having trouble registering online for a meeting or event.

Contact Gwen Jackson, Meetings & Events Manager, at (703) 841-9707 x111 or via e-mail

 

I need assistance downloading a meeting e-packet.

Contact Ben Cahoon, Manager of NMAPC & Database Systems, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail or Gwen Jackson, Meetings & Events Manager, at (703) 841-9707 x111 or via e-mail

 

 

12. National Maintenance Agreement - Download

 

Where can I download a copy of the National Maintenance Agreement?

Click here to download a PDF copy of the revised National Maintenance Agreement, effective January 1, 2012. All revisions and additions to the previous version are set off in bold italics. Clicking on the link sends you directly to the PDF version. 

 

 

13. National Maintenance Agreement (NMA) - General Questions

 

If you have a question about the NMA, but can't find the answer on this page, please contact one of the following labor relations specialists who will be happy to assist you:

Daniel Hogan, Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x119 or via e-mail.

Michael Dorsey, Senior Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x122 or via e-mail.

 

 

14. National Maintenance Agreement (NMA) - Revisions

 

I understand that the NMA was recently revised. Where can I find more information?

Revised versions of the National Maintenance Agreement (NMA) and the National Power Generation Maintenance Agreement (NPGMA) went into effect on January 1, 2012. Click here to go to the NMAPC's official Revisions Page, where you can find all of the information and documents regarding the revision process.

 

I have questions about the revised NMA and/or NPGMA. Who can I speak to?

Contact Michael Dorsey, Senior Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x122 or via e-mail; or Daniel Hogan, Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x119 or via e-mail.

 

 

15. Safety

 

I would like to learn more about NMAPC's safety-related activities.

NMAPC is an industry leader in promoting the importance of on-the-job safety. Each year we host the Zero Injury Safety Awards (ZISA) Gala, the most prestigious safety award program in the construction industry. The ZISA program honors the tripartite efforts of contractors, owner-clients and unions who work together to achieve an injury-free jobsite.

You can learn more about the ZISA program -- and find out how your company can apply for the next round of awards -- by clicking here.

If your company is interested in sponsorship opportunities for the next ZISA Gala, please contact Michael Dorsey, Senior Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x122 or via e-mail.

If you have any safety-related questions, please contact Wayne Creasap, Director of Safety and Health, at (703) 841-9707 x123 or via e-mail.

 

 

16. Sales

 

Where can I purchase NMAPC products and related materials?

Visit our Official Store Page. NMAPC offers a wide selection of books, DVDs, webinars and apparel.

 

I have a question about a purchase I made in the NMAPC Store.

Contact Ben Cahoon, Manager of NMAPC & Database Systems, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail.

 

 

17. Signatory Process - NMA

 

 

How do I become signatory to the NMA?

Click here for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to becoming signatory to the NMA.

 

I have questions about becoming a signatory. Who can I speak to?

Contact Ben Cahoon, Manager of NMAPC & Database Systems, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail.

 

 

 

18. Site Extension Requests - NMA

 

I need assistance filing a site extension request.

Contact Michael Dorsey, Senior Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x122 or via e-mail; or Daniel Hogan, Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x119 or via e-mail.

 

 

19. Sponsorship Opportunities

 

I am interested in sponsoring an upcoming NMAPC event. Who can I speak to?

Contact Michael Dorsey, Senior Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x122 or via e-mail.

 

 

20. Terminating an NMA

 

What is the process for terminating an NMA?

Contact Ben Cahoon, Manager of NMAPC & Database Systems, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail; or Pamela Livinski, Senior Manager of Database & Information Systems, at (703) 841-9707 or via e-mail.

 

 

21. User Name & Password

 

I don't remember my user name and password, or I need to be issued a new user name and password. Who can I speak to?

Contact Ben Cahoon, Manager of NMAPC & Database Systems, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail.

 

 

22. Work Hours Reporting - NMA

 

I need assistance reporting my work hours.

Contact Ben Cahoon, Manager of NMAPC & Database Systems, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail.

 

 

23. Yellow Card - NMA

 

What is a Yellow Card designation?

Click here for a brief overview of how the Yellow Card system works (link opens directly to a Word document).

 

I have questions regarding the Yellow Card designation. Who can I speak with?

Contact Daniel Hogan, Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x119 or via e-mail; or Michael Dorsey, Senior Director of Industrial Relations, at (703) 841-9707 x122 or via e-mail.

 

 

Still can't find what you need?

E-mail info@nmapc.org or call (703) 841-9707 and dial '0' and a staff member will answer your question or direct you to the appropriate department.

January 01, 2012