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Court Blocks Part of Labor Department’s Joint Employer Rule

Filed in Labor, Legal by on September 22, 2020 0 Comments
Court Blocks Part of Labor Department’s Joint Employer Rule

On Sept. 8, 2020, the federal district court for the Southern District of New York held that the part of the Department of Labor’s Joint Employer Rule dealing with vertical joint employment was arbitrary and capricious.

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New Safety Resources for OSHA’s Stand-Down to Prevent Falls

Filed in Safety by on September 11, 2020 1 Comment
New Safety Resources for OSHA’s Stand-Down to Prevent Falls

OSHA’s annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction begins Monday, Sept. 14. NAHB has launched a new video toolbox talk focused on roofing safety to coincide with the awareness campaign.

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Watch Young Building Professionals Discuss their Career Paths

Watch Young Building Professionals Discuss their Career Paths

NAHB Student Chapters recently partnered with Cue Career to create a series of video interviews featuring young home building professionals describing their career journeys.

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Virtual Learning is in Full Swing Next Week with Exciting Offerings

Filed in Business Management, Education, Multifamily, Technology by on September 8, 2020 0 Comments
Virtual Learning is in Full Swing Next Week with Exciting Offerings

With school back in session all over the country, NAHB Education has three important webinars and virtual courses beginning next week.

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SAFE Awards Mean So Much More This Year

Filed in Awards, Safety by on September 4, 2020 0 Comments
SAFE Awards Mean So Much More This Year

After an extraordinary six months in the home building industry, job site safety has taken on a more expanded meaning.

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Updated Job Site Coronavirus Guidance Includes New Advice for Face Coverings, Visitors

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on September 3, 2020 1 Comment
Updated Job Site Coronavirus Guidance Includes New Advice for Face Coverings, Visitors

The Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) published important updates to its guidance for construction employers, employees and contractors on coronavirus exposure prevention, preparedness and response.

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Discover New Social Media Tools to Boost Your Business

Filed in Business Management, Education by on September 2, 2020 1 Comment
Discover New Social Media Tools to Boost Your Business

Learn about the latest social media developments in NAHB’s webinar Social Media Refresh: New Tools, Tech & Techniques to Boost Your Business on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2-3 p.m. ET.

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Fannie, Freddie to Delay Mortgage Refinancing 0.5% Surcharge Until Dec. 1

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability, Housing Finance by on August 25, 2020 1 Comment
Fannie, Freddie to Delay Mortgage Refinancing 0.5% Surcharge Until Dec. 1

After strong opposition from NAHB and many other housing, consumer advocacy, and banking groups, the FHFA said today that it has ordered Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to delay until Dec. 1, 2020, the implementation of a new 0.5% surcharge on mortgage refinances.

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Explore Urban Multifamily Demand in the Age of COVID-19

Filed in Disaster Response, Education, Multifamily by on August 19, 2020 0 Comments
Explore Urban Multifamily Demand in the Age of COVID-19

Learn about increased apartment density and innovative multifamily typologies such as co-living that have begun to help combat the housing crisis that millions of Americans face.

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Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Filed in Safety by on August 12, 2020 0 Comments
Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Aug. 10-16 is OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide event held each year that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.

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