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Free Live Webinar: OSHA Alliance on Construction Safety for the Insulation and Construction Industry during COVID-19
Tuesday, June 23, 1-2 p.m. ET

The insulation industry and construction trades place the highest priority on preventing health hazards. Employers and employees now also need to understand the risks of COVID-19 and the latest safety guidance to protect workers. Join us for a webinar focusing on risks such as COVID-19, the effects of stress, shortages of PPE, and the latest OSHA guidance for the construction industry including insulation, roofing, and other activities.

Please note, this webinar is a live-only event and will not be recorded. Click here to register.

Webinar Presenter: Tim Irving, Deputy Director of the OSHA Directorate of Construction
Free Webinar: Investment Strategies and Stock Market Outlook
Tuesday, June 30, 1-2 p.m. ET

Making wise investment decisions can be complex and overwhelming, especially during the uncertainty of COVID-19. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management’s Larry Wethje will discuss his perspective on the current market and provide an overview of key fundamentals needed for solid investment strategies.

Webinar Presenter: Larry Wethje, Financial Advisor, Associate Vice President, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury Department Simplify Loan Forgiveness Paperwork
The SBA and the Treasury Department released a 3-page "EZ" loan forgiveness form that some Paycheck Protection Program borrowers would be able to use. The administration said it requires fewer calculations and less documentation than the full application. The SBA and Treasury Department also released a shorter version of the full forgiveness application. Click here to read more.
Guidance on Employment Issues
To maximize government loan forgiveness, employers must comply with applicable wage and hour laws before implementing any new pay structures. Law firm Nixon Peabody highlights some big-picture issues for employers to consider as they determine how to structure payroll and make employment decisions moving forward. Click here to read more.
Make the Most of Your NIA Certifications

NIA encourages members to market the NIA Certified Thermal Insulation Inspectors™ and NIA Certified Insulation Energy Appraisers™ services by promoting the professionals who earned these certified designations. Please note that NIA's certifications apply to individuals who passed the certification exams, not the company, and must be promoted as such. Click here for a list of NIA Certified Thermal Insulation Inspectors and NIA Certified Insulation Energy Appraisers.

We also encourage member companies to promote their earned NIA Safety Excellence Award and Premier Industry Manufacturers Award to promote their company-wide accomplishment.

As businesses reopen in phases in states and localities, we ho pe that these certifications help you grow your business. NIA provides marketing materials upon course completion and certification. These kits contain sample logos, advertisements, and approved language to assist your marketing efforts. If you have any questions or would like an additional copy of the marke ting materials, please contact training@insulation.org.
Resource: One Free Call with Legal Counsel
For NIA Member Companies on Any Safety Topic
Now through August 31
In the spirit of aiding all of our members during this critical time, NIA Legal Counsel Gary Auman, of Auman, Mahan & Furry, has offered to respond to 1 safety matter question, per NIA member, via telephone call or email. Thank you, Gary, for your generosity and your safety expertise.

Contact Auman, Mahan & Furry at 937-223-6003.
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