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

SCGMA Technical Bulletin – Sealant Joint Design

October 13, 2021

Facade performance requires the proper system selection for the project, but equally important in the longevity of the performance is the design of the sealant joints. In this SCGMA Technical Bulletin, we review the fundamentals of good sealant weatherseal joint…

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UCSD Center for Novel Therapeutics – Case Study

October 12, 2021

Engineered glazing systems are the mainstay of the SCGMA members, but as the curtain wall industry has evolved, so has the scope of work for these firms.  In this SCGMA Case Study we look at the enhanced scope of work…

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Newsom Signs Legislation to Extend Industry Exemption to AB 5 for Construction Trucking

October 7, 2021

The Governor has signed AB 1561 to extend the sunset on the exemption granted to construction trucking subcontractors from the provisions of AB 5. AB 5 codified the “ABC test,” the test now broadly used to determine whether a worker…

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Recent Posts

Governor Signs Industry Sponsored Legislation to Protect Contractors

Governor Newsom has signed AB 830 to protect contractors who use a “Responsible Managing Employee” (RME) as the qualifier on their contractor license. The legislation clarifies that an RME qualifier on a contractor license is a valid qualifier and that…

October 7, 2021

California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Has Expired

California put in place its extended COVID-19 paid sick leave in March of 2021, months after the federal program expired at the end of 2020. Employers with more than 25 employees were tapped with providing the leave. The state tied…

October 4, 2021

New Law Still Requires Physical Workplace Posting

Several questions have come up regarding Senate Bill 657 (SB 657), a workplace posting bill which takes effect on January 1, 2022. SB 657 addresses electronic distribution of state required workplace postings; however, the new law is limited in scope…

September 27, 2021

President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan —What Employers Want to Know

On September 9, 2021, President Biden released his COVID-19 Action Plan, Path Out of the Pandemic (the “Plan”). The Plan mandates vaccination against COVID-19 for employees working for employers that have 100 or more employees, as well as employees that…

September 13, 2021
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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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