NMAPC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Alphabetical list of topics (click on link to jump to a specific topic):
- About NMAPC
- Billing & Invoice Questions
- Book of Decisions
- Company Contact Information - Updating
- Construction Manager (CM) Participation in the NMAPC Program
- Employment Opportunities
- Human Resources
- Industry Advancement Funds
- Media Inquiries/Public Relations
- Meetings & Events
- National Maintenance Agreement (NMA) - Download
- National Maintenance Agreement (NMA) - General Questions
- National Maintenance Agreement (NMA) - Revisions
- Signatory Process - NMA
- Site Extension Requests
- Sponsorship Opportunities
- Terminating an NMA
- User Name & Password
- Work Hours
- Yellow Card
Still can't find what you need? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (703) 841-9707 and dial '0' and a staff member will answer your question or direct you to the appropriate department.
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.
How can I learn more about advertising on the NMAPC website?
For general information about advertising on the NMAPC website, contact Bill Spilman at (309) 483-2371 or e-mail him.
How do I pay my administrative fees?
I have a question regarding an administrative fee payment and/or invoice I received. Who do I speak to?
I have a question about a late fee I was recently assessed. Who do I speak to?
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?
My company's contact information has changed. Who do I notify at NMAPC so that the appropriate records are updated?
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?
How can I learn more about employment opportunities with NMAPC?
I need to request a W-9 or Federal Tax ID number. Who do I speak to?
I want to get my industry advancement funds authorized. What is the process?
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?
To whom should I send press releases, announcements, or marketing materials?
Where can I find a schedule of upcoming NMAPC meetings and events?
I have a question about travel and/or accomodations for an upcoming NMAPC meeting or event. Who can I speak to?
I am having trouble registering online for a meeting or event.
I need assistance downloading a meeting e-packet.
Contact Ben Cahoon, Operations Manager, Database & IT, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail; or Gwen Jackson, Executive Assistant, at (703) 841-9707 x111 or via e-mail; or Melanie Corriette, Administrative Assistant, at (703) 841-9707 x110 or via e-mail; or email email@example.com
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.
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:
I understand that the NMA was revised. Where can I find more information?
The 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 Agreements Page, where you can find all of the current information and documents.
I have questions about the NMA and/or NPGMA. Who can I speak to?
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 you have any safety-related questions, please contact Alex Kopp, Director of Environmental Health and Safety, at (703) 524-3336 x123 or via e-mail.
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.
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?
I need assistance filing a site extension request.
I am interested in sponsoring an upcoming NMAPC event. Who can I speak to?
What is the process for terminating an NMA?
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, Operations Manager, Database & IT, at (703) 841-9707 x118 or via e-mail; or Melanie Corriette, Administrative Assistant, at (703) 841-9707 x110 or via e-mail or email firstname.lastname@example.org
I need assistance reporting my work hours.
What is a Yellow Card designation?
Click here for a brief overview of how the Yellow Card system works (link opens directly to a PDF document).
I have questions regarding the Yellow Card designation. Who can I speak with?
Still can't find what you need?
E-mail email@example.com or call (703) 841-9707 and dial '0' and a staff member will answer your question or direct you to the appropriate department.
May 13, 2022