Labor, Safety and Health

Valuable Safety Demonstrations and Learning Sessions in the IBS Safety Zone

Valuable Safety Demonstrations and Learning Sessions in the IBS Safety Zone

With less than a week to go before the opening of the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, attendees are busy setting their schedules. Be sure to include the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone (N663) in your plans and catch a session that could save your life.

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Labor Department Issues Final Joint Employer Rule

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Labor Department Issues Final Joint Employer Rule

The Labor Department yesterday announced a final rule to provide a clearer methodology for determining joint employer status. The rule will provide employers clarity and certainty regarding their responsibility to pay federal minimum wage and overtime for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek.

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Student Builder Conference Spurs Careers in Construction

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Student Builder Conference Spurs Careers in Construction

The Home Builders Association of Richmond recently coordinated a Student Construction Conference for more than 800 area students to learn about careers in the industry.

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2019 SAFE Award Winners Announced; See Them at IBS 2020

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2019 SAFE Award Winners Announced; See Them at IBS 2020

NAHB has named the recipients of the 14th annual NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) for their commitment to strong safety programs.

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Protect Yourself on the Jobsite in Winter Weather

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Protect Yourself on the Jobsite in Winter Weather

With winter set in around much of the country, home builders need to be more conscious of working conditions in cold weather.

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Start Planning Now for Career and Technical Education Month

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Start Planning Now for Career and Technical Education Month

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month® is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE. Now is time to begin laying the groundwork for your HBA to execute a CTE-focused activity or program.

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Ribbon Cut at New Tennessee HBI Transitioning Military Center

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Ribbon Cut at New Tennessee HBI Transitioning Military Center

A November ribbon cutting ceremony officially launched the Home Builders Institute (HBI) construction trades training facility for transitioning service members near Fort Campbell in Tennessee.

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Are You a Workforce Development Champion?

Are You a Workforce Development Champion?

Take the NAHB workforce development champion assessment and register for the champions forum at the 2020 International Builders’ Show.

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Expanded Safety Zone Returning to IBS 2020

Expanded Safety Zone Returning to IBS 2020

After a very successful debut in Las Vegas at IBS 2019, the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone is not only returning to the International Builders’ Show, it’s nearly doubling in size to accommodate the interest from exhibitors and attendees.

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HBA Skills-Building Event Attracts Future Workforce

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on November 22, 2019 0 Comments
HBA Skills-Building Event Attracts Future Workforce

Dallas Builders Association members face a familiar industry challenge. Members have too many job openings and too few qualified workers to fill them. To help motive and educate the next generation builders, the Dallas BA spearheaded a workforce development event at the Dallas Builders Show on Nov. 12.

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