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March 20, 2020
States Designate Building Material Suppliers As “Essential”

The Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA) announces that, through executive action, three states have designated building material suppliers as essential businesses. Among the states who recognize the important role building material suppliers play in building the health and safety of our co

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March 17, 2020
NAWLA Event Updates – COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

NAWLA understands that our members and event sponsors and exhibitors may have questions regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The organization's top concern is the safety and well being of our members, speakers and event sponsors, and has been closely monitoring this rapidly evolving situa

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March 17, 2020
Understand and Respond to COVID-19

NAWLA recognizes you currently have a host of questions and concerns about COVID-19, including immediate and long-term impacts to your business.

To help you better manage your business and your operations, we are offering the following webinars the week of March 16 at no cost to member firms:

Unab

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March 02, 2020
What Your Employees Do While Not At Work

Handling employees’ unacceptable behavior during work time and on-site is hard enough. But sometimes we have employees whose behavior and actions after hours or off-site impact the company or other employees. What can you do then?

It is a myth that you cannot take action based on an employee’s off-

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March 02, 2020
Get In Where You Fit In

The building materials sector has so much to offer working professionals but, sometimes, figuring out where exactly you’re meant to be is half the journey. The key to finding your place is understanding that the first job you’re hired for in the industry probably isn’t going to be the one where you

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January 29, 2020
2020 Workforce Trends - What You Need to Know

By Claudia St. John, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, President – Affinity HR Group, Inc.

As we look ahead to 2020, many of the challenges our clients faced in the past year are expected to continue into the New Year and beyond.  As an employer, here is what you need to know:

Hiring

As of November 30, 2019, the U

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January 29, 2020
Get in the Relationship Business

By Michelle Spence, Senior Account Executive, DMSi

I didn’t choose the building materials industry – it chose me. The door couldn’t have opened at a better time, either! At 24 years old, I was still at a fairly indecisive and stagnant place in my life, with no real sense of direction for the future

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