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Hancock Lumber

Inc. Magazine shines light on Hancock Lumber’s longevity

In times of economic uncertainty, it is natural for a business magazine to seek out an example of a company that has endured a downturn and come out stronger than ever.

DOL announces first guidance on paid leave

The FFCRA requires all employers with fewer than 500 employees to offer up to 12 weeks of paid leave for absences related to COVID-19.
housing market

Despite low mortgage rates, coronavirus is slowing the housing market

Today's market is, of course, anything but typical as some jurisdictions have mandated or recommended citizens remain at home in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.

NLBMDA and the federal COVID-19 response

NLBMDA has been active in both Congress and the Executive Branch to ensure the industry is front and center in all negotiations and actions.

NAHB map highlights COVID-19-related construction exemptions

What are the latest guidelines for your state? The National Association of Home Builders has produced an interactive map showing which states have enacted construction restrictions and to what extent.
Russ Kathrein Leaders

The power of personality inventories

As a long-time student on leadership, I find it fascinating that there is no definitive place where a person can learn how to be a good leader.
Mike Knezevich Parksite

Mike Knezevich named Parksite CIO

Knezevich will lead Parksite’s technology teams across all business units. 

NLBMDA urges members to contact Congress to pass stimulus package

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association has asked its member dealers to contact their representative legislators and press them to pass an...

COVID-19: Association resources and more

Dena Cordova-Jack, of Mountain States Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association, along with eleven other association leaders, shares advice and resources for LBM dealers.

NRLA adds to ‘essential service’ states for LBM dealers

Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York have all officially passed executive orders declaring LBM industries as essential.

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