Articles by Jim Olsztynski

Unlicensed Contractors Get Stung

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California’s action serves as a model for licensing boards everywhere.
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Doing Well By Doing Good

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Thompson PHC found a way to make hay without sunshine.
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Fashion Statements

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Should there be a dress code for trade workers?
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Get Ready For The 'Senior Surge'

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Demographics is destiny, and points to opportunity for PHC contractors.
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How To Create A Market For Your Services

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Don't let lawyers have all the fun!
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Showerhead Manufacturers Blindsided By DOE

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Without advance notice to stakeholders, the U.S. Department of Energy has proposed to re-define showerheads as shower valves.
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Golden Nuggets

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Nexstar’s scholarship applicants show bright promise for our industry.
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A Favorable Shift In Public Attitudes

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A Harris Poll finds surprising views about prestigious jobs.
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Another Senseless Regulation

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Lead certification adds to contractor burdens for little gain.
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Chicago PCA Inducts Two Into Its Hall of Fame

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The Plumbing Contractors Association of Chicago and Cook County (Chicago PCA) inducted contractor Robert Abbott and former UA Local 130 Business Manager Jerry Sullivan as the most recent inductees into the Chicago Area Plumbing Industry Hall of Fame.
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