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Indiana PHCC Celebrates NAW Week

October 14, 2022

Indiana PHCC honors the men and women who are taking part in the plumbing apprentice programs throughout...

Leadership Summit '22 Registration Open!

July 5, 2022

Registration OpenJoin us on Sept 23 for our Leadership Summit '22 featuring keynote speaker Daniel J....

Here's Why You Should Join Our Board

December 3, 2021

Watch this short video to learn why you should join our Board!

Contractor Connection Oct/Nov/Dec Edition

November 30, 2021

The latest edition of Contractor Connection is now available!

Leadership Summit'21 A Success

September 22, 2021

Leadership Summit'21 a success

2021 Member of the Year

September 22, 2021

Ray Abbott Named 2021 Member of the Year

Sign Up To Get Leads Sent To You

March 8, 2021

Indiana PHCC thebestcareer4 you is working.

Media Rate Card 2021 Available

September 21, 2020

Media Rate Card Available for 2021.

New Member Benefit

August 26, 2020

New Multi Employer Retirement Program Saves You Money

Developing the Next Generation of Leaders: Women in the Industry

August 21, 2020

Join us for the free webinar on Developing the Next Generation of Leaders: Women in the Industry

Latest Edition

August 21, 2020

Check out the latest edition of Contractor Connection

2020 IN PHCC State Convention Revamped

July 27, 2020

The Executive leadership of IN PHCC has made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person State Convention...

Governor Holcomb's State At Home Order

March 23, 2020

Governor Holcomb outlines essential services in Executive Order

IN PHCC Statement on COVID-19

March 11, 2020

IN PHCC Statement on COVID-19Indiana Association Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors’ Board of Directors...

IN PHCC At White House for Pledge to America's Workers

January 17, 2020

IN PHCC Members at White House for Pledge To America's Workers

Laura Ciriello-Benedict Named National PHCC Contractor of the Year

October 8, 2019

Laura Ciriello-Benedict named PHCC National Contractor of the Year

Indiana PHCC Contractor of the Year 2019

October 8, 2019

Beth Rovazzini named IN PHCC Contractor of the Year

Meet Indiana PHCC

October 8, 2019

Check out the video introducing Indiana PHCC to CONNECT '19

Indiana PHCC At Area 31 Career Center Partnership Day

August 19, 2019

IN PHCC at Area 31 Career Center Partnership Day

Contractor Connection J/A/S Issue

August 19, 2019

Contractor Connection J/A/S in the mail

2019 Statewide Apprentice Contest Winner

August 5, 2019

Find out who won the 2019 Statewide Plumbing Apprentice Contest

Indiana PHCC Statewide Apprentice Contest

June 24, 2019

Indiana PHCC will hold its statewide apprentice contest on August 3.

Contractor Connection Now Available

May 6, 2019

The April May June issue of Contractor Connection is now available.

Speedway Superfleet Gives Members Discounts

April 24, 2019

Indiana PHCC is pleased to partner with Speedway on their Superfleet Mastercard Program.

Contractor Connection Issue

February 21, 2019

The January February March issue of Contractor Connection

2019 Media Rate Card

October 9, 2018

The 2019 Media Rate Card is now available!

Looking for A Way to Grow Your Company?

September 20, 2018

Your company is only as strong as the people working in it.

Contractor Connection July/August/September Issue

July 19, 2018

The latest issue of Contractor Connection is now available!

Nominations Open For Indiana PHCC Contractor of the Year

June 20, 2018

This award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the plumbing,...

PHCC Members Can Access New Safety Program Tool

March 5, 2018

PHCC Members Can Access New Safety Program Tool Offered by Federated Insurance Thanks to PHCC Corporate...

The Game Has Changed

November 6, 2017

The Game Has Changed. How Changes in the Credit Card Processing Industry Puts You at Risk.

Mechanical Skills Awards

May 24, 2017

Mechanical Skills Honors Grads

Position change. What Do We Do With the Employee?

May 24, 2017

Position Changed. What do with do with the employee?

Keep unqualified applicants under tightened screening process?

March 23, 2017

Question: We post jobs and include the minimum requirements for applying for vacant positions. Based...

New Career Materials Available

January 11, 2017

Indiana PHCC continues to promote the opportunities for a great career in the p-h-c industry in Indiana....

New PHCC Career Video

December 19, 2016

Designed to entice young people to the profession, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National...

Why Personality Matters in the Workplace

December 1, 2016

Building and cultivating relationships is an integral part of any career strategy. Whether you are a...

Severe Weather Driving Ahead

November 21, 2016

Here comes the wintery weather! Does the first snowfall of the season seem to bring on a rash of fender...

Tool Box Talk on Driving In The Fog

November 1, 2016

Weather can be very dangerous at times, especially when you drive a car, truck, bus, airplane or boat...

Indiana PHCC On The Road Promoting Industry This Week

October 31, 2016

Indiana PHCC will be promoting Workforce Development this week to Indiana School Counselors showcasing...

Could Your Employment Practices Cause You Trouble?

October 5, 2016

All businesses have a lot to consider with regard to human resources (HR) and risk management issues....

Travel Safety Tips

October 3, 2016

October is a good travel month. Whether students are on Fall Break or you are headed to Connect 2016,...

Reasonable Accommodation or Not?

July 25, 2016

Question: An employee came back from the chiropractor with a handout of specific ergonomic measurements...

Tool Box Talk on Active Shooter Awareness

July 1, 2016

Active Shooter AwarenessThese are just a few of the numerous active shooter instances that occur every...

Journeyman Plumber and Plumbing Contractor Examination for Licensing Application

June 23, 2016

Effective June 22, 2016 the Indiana Plumbing Commission has posted updated applications for Journeyman...

Tool Box Talk on Alcohol

June 6, 2016

Alcohol & The Job – A Safety IssueWorking under the influence of alcohol is strictly prohibited....

Indiana PHCC On Panel on Capitol Hill

May 2, 2016

“The number one asset of any employer is a trained and qualified worker,” House Career & Technical...

Tool Box Talk on First Aid Awareness

May 2, 2016

When an accident happens, a first aid program that meets the requirements of the law and is tailored...

IN PHCC Talks Workforce on Capitol Hill

April 15, 2016

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association (PHCC) and the PHCC Educational Foundation,...

Tool Box Talk on Battery Hazards

April 4, 2016

Batteries have many hazards including acid, fire or explosion, electrical shock, and heavy weight. By...

Time Off Denial - Legal or Not?

March 21, 2016

Question: Our company has recently instituted a new policy for requesting time off when another employee...

Cyber Crime is Scary and Expensive

March 7, 2016

Business owners today understand the tremendous benefits of using the Internet, computers, and technology...

Tool Box Talk on Zika Virus

March 1, 2016

Employers covered under OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) standard are required to have a program, protections,...

Should You Share Investigation Files With Suspended Employees?

February 22, 2016

Question: I have an employee who was suspended for insubordination. He has requested that we interview...

Can you ask for a waiver for workers’ compensation claims?

January 25, 2016

Question: Can the company request an employee, including a pregnant worker, to sign a waiver from liability,...

Ten Winter Driving Tips

December 22, 2015

 Ten Winter Driving Tips 1. Get a grip. To have adequate snow traction, a tire requires at least...

Why Did My Workers Compensation Mod Go Up?

June 5, 2015

Federated Insurance Risk ManagementMany different factors influence a company’s experience mod, including...

Leaks Can Run But They Can't Hide

March 14, 2015

Are you ready to chase down leaks? Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually...

Having Trouble Finding the Right Employees?

December 8, 2014

Having trouble finding the right employees? Have you heard of Sourcing Candidates? Did you know candidates...

10 Winter Driving Tips

December 1, 2014

Get a grip. To have adequate snow traction, a tire requires at least 6/32-inch deep tread, according...

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s advice: Become a plumber

November 13, 2014

Former New York City Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg has some advice for high school seniors:...

Does an accused employee have the right to review a written complaint against them?

October 21, 2014

Federated Insurance HR Question of the MonthOne co-worker verbally abused another co-worker. Subsequently...

Indiana Plumbing License Statutes and Rules

September 22, 2014

The Statutes and Rules that govern the Indiana Plumbing License can be found here. We have compiled an...

Top 10 Reasons to Consider a Career in the Plumbing and HVACR Industries

July 11, 2014

Learn on the jobBe paid while you learnEmployer pays for schoolingEarn an average salary of $49,000Have...

Now is the Time to Train for Tornado Safety

April 1, 2014

Risk Management Strategies from Federated InsuranceSpring brings the threat of tornadoes in Indiana....

Want a Great Recession Proof Career?

March 28, 2014

We've known all along the value of a career in the plumbing industry. Now it seems others are beginning...

Plumbing Code Exams

December 4, 2013

The question is often asked "What is covered on the Plumbing Code exam for licensure in the State of...

Mayor Bloomberg Touts The Plumbing Trade

May 21, 2013

"Compare a plumber to going to Harvard College -- being a plumber, actually for the average person, probably...