Core Issues

GCAP organizations provide member services such as education & training, career development, safety, labor relations, community service, and government relations. Since 1953, GCAP has been a strong, unified voice in Harrisburg representing major contributors to employment and economic growth in Pennsylvania. The following represents GCAP’s position on our core issues.

Labor & Employment

GCAP recognizes the importance of Prevailing Wage regulations for public construction and supports reform of the current system.  The Association supports activities and organizations that encourage students in elementary, middle, and high school to consider a career in construction.  Additionally, GCAP supports organizations that prepare young people for jobs in the industry, like apprenticeship programs.

Procurement

GCAP supports a modernization of the Pennsylvania Separations Act that allows for choice in project delivery systems.

Green Construction

GCAP supports the use of sustainable design, energy efficiency and verifiable high-performance green building practices, which are reasonable, practical and appropriately focused on their intended result.

Infrastructure Funding

GCAP believes public investment in infrastructure is sound public policy.

Safety & Health

GCAP supports legislation and regulations that will continue to improve job site safety.

Tax & Legal

GCAP supports legislation that lessens the tax burdens on construction companies and individuals as a means to promote investment in business operations and development.

Diversity

GCAP supports the inclusion of diverse backgrounds, opinions, perspectives, experiences, and ideas in the construction industry.  GCAP supports a welcoming environment in the industry to all individuals.

About GCAP

General Contractors Association of Pennsylvania (GCAP) is an organization representing the memberships of General Building Contractors Association, Keystone Contractors Association, and Master Builders’ Association of Western PA. Collectively, GCAP represents over 600-plus construction companies based throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

We provide valuable member services such as education & training, career development, safety, labor relations, community service, and government relations. Since 1953, GCAP has been a strong, unified voice in Harrisburg representing major contributors to employment and economic growth in Pennsylvania!

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Where to find Us

20 Erford Road, Suite 310
Lemoyne, PA 17043

Phone: (717) 376-9131

sethkohr@keystonecontractors.com