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RRP / Lead-Safe Renovator Rule Compliance

Posted by EM NARI Government Affairs Committee, Jim Lavallee, Chairman on 30 September 2015 | 0 Comments

In an effort to protect the public from the dangers associated with lead paint, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) enacted the lead law in 2008 with amendments in...

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Membership Orientation

Posted by on 23 September 2015 | 0 Comments

Each year EM NARI welcomes dozens of new members.  Navigating membership can be difficult when you are new.  With so many new faces, new opportunities to connect, and new benefits...

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2015 Golf Tournament Recap

Posted by on 21 September 2015 | 2 Comments

The 2015 EM NARI Golf Tournament was a huge success.  We had so many members and friends golfing, sponsoring, and volunteering -- it was absolutely THE place to be on...

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President’s Message - September 2015

Posted by Jim Lavallee, EM NARI Chapter President on 31 August 2015 | 2 Comments

As we approach the fall, activity at our NARI chapter is kicking back into high gear.  During the summer, focus often shifts toward vacation, family – and especially this year,...

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Improving Employee Yield

Posted by on 29 August 2015 | 1 Comments

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest," words from Ben Franklin. As you consider how to grow your company, opportunities to transform your existing resources may be your best bet...

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Independent Contractors vs. Employees

Posted by Matthew J. Pelrine, CLCS, NorthStar Insurance Services, Inc., EM NARI Government Affairs Committee on 23 August 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the past several years, the U.S. Department of Labor has worked with state governments to enact written agreements to reduce worker misclassification as independent contractors; The Commonwealth of Massachusetts...

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Summer Beats and Sultry Eats 2015

Posted by on 20 August 2015 | 1 Comments

On a beautiful summer evening, NARI members gathered at the Audio Concepts' showroom in Boston for the annual Summer Beats and Sultry Eats networking event.

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Remodelers Experiencing Upturn

Posted by Steve Carasso, Director of Marketing & Communications, National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Inc. (NARI) on 1 August 2015 | 0 Comments

July 28, 2015 - Des Plaines, Ill. - Conducted in late June, the second-quarter 2015 NARI Remodeling Business Pulse (RBP) data of current and future remodeling business conditions found a sharp upturn...

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Massachusetts Considering Changes to HIC Law

Posted by From the EM NARI Goverment Affairs Committee on 22 July 2015 | 2 Comments

On July 16th, the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) hosted a Public Comment Session attended by the EM NARI Government Affairs Committee.  The session was convened in...

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PR Magazine Leadership Tour 2015

Posted by Meghan Landry, F.D. Sterritt Lumber Company on 29 June 2015 | 1 Comments

EM NARI's June 3rd membership dinner was one not to miss thanks to Professional Remodeler Magazine and Kohler.

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