MA Paid Family and Medical Leave Webinar

John Ferrante, NERCA’s Director of Government and Industry Affairs will provide an overview of the MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Law.

This seminar will educate roofing contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers on everything they need to know regarding the new Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law.

Payroll deductions begin July 1st…Are you ready?

Join us to learn about what has to be done to prepare for the implementation of the Paid Family and Medical Leave Program!

To learn more about these issues, please join us as we provide this information during the webinar on June 24, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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The registration deadline is June 23, 2019 .  Registrants will receive log in information prior to the webinar.

Killer Contract Clauses Webinar

Join Philip Siegel of Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel for a discussion on Killer Contract Clauses.

This course will discuss the top 10-15 contract clauses that roofing contractors commonly face when presented with a contract from a general contractor or owner.  We will discuss the legal consequences of these clauses.  We will also discuss how to revise these clauses so that they are more equitable for the roofing contractor.


High Times – Navigating the Pitfalls of Marijuana Use Laws and Post-Accident Drug Testing

Join us for a webinar on Dec 06, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST.

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Philip Siegel
Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel

Mr. Siegel will provide a broad overview of the various medical marijuana use laws around the country. He will discuss the various protections that such medical marijuana use laws may provide to employees, and he will provide a roadmap on how to navigate through the difficult issues which arise with an employee using medical marijuana.

Mr. Siegel will discuss what an employer can and cannot do without running afoul of the Americans with Disability Act or state disability discrimination laws when it learns an employee is a registered medical marijuana user.

Lastly, he will spend some time discussing how some post-accident drug testing policies may be in violation of OSHA’s anti-retaliation rule, which went into effect last year.

Join us on Wednesday, December 6st at 1:00 p.m. and hear Phillip Siegel present on “High Times”, Navigating the Pitfalls of Marijuana Use Laws and Post-Accident Drug Testing.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Your Responsibilities Under the Building Codes

The Banker and Tradesman had a timely opinion piece from the law firm Bowditch and Dewey which laid out a recent Massachusetts Appeals Court decision. Downey v. Chutehall Construction Co., Ltd. was a case in which a roofing contractor was hired to install a new rubber membrane over the existing roof.  Several years after the work was completed, it was discovered that there were four layers of roofing materials even though the code only allows two layers on a building. Continue reading “Your Responsibilities Under the Building Codes”