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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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President's Message - June 2015

Posted by Jim Lavallee, Chapter President on 16 June 2015 | 0 Comments

During the first six months of this year, EM NARI has continued to grow its membership and offer the types of quality programs and experiences our members have come to...

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Universal Design Panel Part II

Posted by on 15 June 2015 | 0 Comments

Our May Membership Dinner, Universal Design – A Panel Perspective, led to a spirited question and answer session with the audience eager to learn more from our panel.  With time...

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2015 Scholarship Awards

Posted by on 15 June 2015 | 0 Comments

Each year, EM NARI members raise funds throughout the year in support of scholarships for graduating high school seniors.

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Which is the best social media site for your business?

Posted by Emma Fitzpatrick on 8 June 2015 | 0 Comments

New social media sites pop up constantly. Have you heard of the two newest players in the social game, Meerkat and Periscope?

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Silica Rule Changes

Posted by Matt Pelrine, NorthStar Insurance on 5 June 2015 | 0 Comments

The most current federal safety standards pertaining to silica-related dust were implemented in 1971 – and have not been updated since. In August of 2013, the U.S.

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