Instructor: Tom Gard
Credit Hours: 1.00

Approval Number: FCILB-0007938

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Course Description

CILB Approval# 0007938

Construction Contracting Part II

"Labor Relations"

This Internet course presents basic information about labor relations in the construction industry. It discusses construction labor unions, collective bargaining, and labor-related construction contract provisions. Specific laws, such as The Fair Labor Standard Act, the Davis Bacon Act, and The Kirkland Anti-Kickback Act are discussed. The course concludes with a short discussion on strikes and picketing.
In order to receive credit for this course the participant must successfully complete a series of quizzes designed to test his/her knowledge of the subject presented in this course. To successfully complete this course, the participant must obtain an aggregate score of all the quizzes of 70% or greater.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this Internet course the participant would have a clear understanding of the following topics:


  • Organized Labor
  • Construction Unions
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Labor-Related Construction Contract Provisions
  • Labor Laws
  • Srikes and Picketing

Instructor Bio

Tom Gard holds a J.D. in Government Contract Law from Catholic University of America, a M.B.A. in Financial Management, Northern Michigan University, a M.S.C.E. in Construction Management from Purdue University, and a B.S. in Urban Planning/Civil Engineering from Michigan State University. He is currently the President of Dominion Project Management, Inc. of Leesburg, Virginia.

Mr. Gard is a highly esteemed speaker and writer with regard to engineering management, engineering law and project management subjects. Tom has spoken before the American Bar Association on privatization and various engineering organizations on project management and engineer law topics. He has been published several times in engineering periodicals. He currently is an adjunct professor in the graduate program at George Washington University lecturing and writing on project management topics.

Other Approvals

Florida Construction Contractor (FCILB): 0007938
Louisiana Residential Contractor (LSLBC): 000001
Georgia Construction Contractor: FCILB-0007938
Idaho Building Contractors: CILB-0007938
Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) - Commercial: BM002

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This is the best format out there! No endless reading of small fonts. No waiting to see your score and review before answering the questions is easy. I have taken over 30 hours with PACE and won't go anywahere else for my future continuing education needs.

-Jenessa Myers