Southern California

Glass Management Association

Welcome to SCGMA

SCGMA is a progressive trade association representing union-affiliated glass and glazing contractors in the state of California. Our members are leaders in the commercial construction and residential industries and specialize in the building envelope, including curtain wall and unitized glazing, aluminum panels, doors, windows, and many other areas. We are dedicated to serving our contractors to increase their competitiveness and success and further the industry through advocacy, forward-thinking strategies, and innovation.


Recent News

CA Prevailing Wage Updates and Skilled and Trained Workforce Primer Webinar

November 21, 2022

Join us to learn about CA Prevailing Wage laws – a brief overview of what it is, any changes to the law, common errors contractors make and how to best comply. We will also review the expansion of skilled and…

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Clarity on AB 1949 – California’s New Bereavement Leave Law

November 2, 2022

California has enacted a new bereavement leave requirement into law, effective January 1, 2023. The new law requires employers with five or more employees, including those covered by a collective bargaining agreement, to provide up to five days of unpaid…

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COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Relief Grant Program Becomes Law

October 3, 2022

Governor Newsom has signed AB 152 (Committee on Budget) which implements the COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Relief Grant Program for which the industry strongly advocated. Securing funding and launching this program is a major achievement. The new law establishes…

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Recent Posts

Architect’s Newspaper – Facades+ in Los Angeles

        In its 10th year, Facades+ continues to bring together the world’s most talented building professionals. Here are some of the themes we’ll explore at Facades+ Los Angeles: Classical Performance Through Modern Computation Drawdown: The Decarbonization and…

September 28, 2022

SCGMA YPG Event Recap – Merit Aluminum Tour

On Friday, September 9th, the SCGMA Young Professionals Group held their third quarterly event of 2022 – a tour of Merit Aluminum. Several YPG members from various SCGMA contractor businesses joined to learn more about finishing extruders – how they’re…

September 28, 2022

SCGMA YPG Q4 Event – Making Glass Come to Life Webinar, Guardian Glass

Join us for a quick 30 minute webinar on “Making Glass Come to Life: The Principles of Glass Selection”. Presenter: Reece Poth, Guardian Glass Presentation Overview: The presentation reviews the foundations of glass selection and explores options for meeting both…

September 28, 2022

Governor Signs Legislation Making Cannabis Users a Protected Class of Employee

Governor Newsom has recently signed AB 2188, which prohibits employers from discriminating in hiring, firing or setting conditions of employment based upon a person’s use of cannabis away from the workplace; or, an employer-required drug screening test that has found…

September 22, 2022
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Testimonials

I would say that one of the greatest benefits that Giroux receives as a member of the SCGMA is that we are kept informed of industry changes, both current and what’s coming down the pipeline. This was evident in the most recent contract negotiations with the union as it helped to know what was happening in other negotiations. The SCGMA provides an avenue for help if we are experiencing problems with labor issues or any type of legislation that might be impacting a particular job or the industry as a whole.

Robert Burkhammer , Giroux Glass Inc.

The SCGMA has been beneficial to our company in staying up to date with changes happening in our industry and with our union. The association has held seminars and contractor summits that add value to our organization and leadership training. The SCGMA is also a very valuable link to many other California construction organizations and gives us access to those resources when needed. We look forward to continuing our involvement and membership with SCGMA.

Dan Hope , Santa Barbara Glass Co.

Contact Us

SCGMA Headquarters

4712 E 2nd St. #450
Long Beach, CA 90803

Phone: +1 (562) 980-0070 Email: info@scgma.com Web: www.scgma.com

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