NORTH EAST ROOFING CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION

The North East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) represents premier roofing professionals.  Our territory is made up of the northeast region including: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

This site is for the roofing contractor as well as architects, engineers, consultants, manufacturers, distributors, developers, business owners, and general contractors.  We have hundreds of Contractor members and Associate members representing a wide segment of the roofing industry.  Our Association provides training to roof professionals on a variety of topics.  We also hold one of the biggest roofing conventions in the country.

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Upcoming Events

Immigration Issues Facing the Roofing Contractor webinar - February 6 @ 1:00 pm

Please join NERCA and attorneys Teresa Finer and Natalia Gove from Cotney Construction Law for a webinar on immigration issues for roofing contractors and employers.

This course on immigration is designed to educate attendees about important issues affecting the construction industry. Attendees will learn about I-9 compliance and ICE audits, and the complexities of the H-2B visa. The course will also provide an overview of ways for employees to be approved for permanent residency (“green cards”), including employment sponsorship.

Teresa Finer and Natalia Gove are immigration attorneys at Cotney Construction Law. They counsel clients in the area of business and family based immigration law, including visa filings and corporate immigration compliance and audits. Teresa & Natalia work with employers and investors to secure temporary work authorization (H, L-1, L blanket, TN, E, O, P, J, R visas) and US permanent residency. They are also experienced in working with individuals seeking family-based, business-related visas, and US citizenship. In addition, they often advise clients on I-9 audits, E-Verify requirements and ICE investigations.

You can register online at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6566850085749728258
Webinar ID: 560-307-867

The registration deadline is February 5th .  Registrants will receive log in information prior to the webinar.

 

Registration Fee:  Member – FREE!!!    

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