NIA Informs
COVID-19 and related information for the insulation industry. Click here to read the latest online.
NIA's EVP/CEO Michele M. Jones Shares Message to Members
In a personal video message, NIA's EVP/CEO Michele Jones reaches out to NIA members addressing the new normal and how NIA is providing unique opportunities to stay informed and educated. She addresses current events and future solutions. Check out her message and send your thoughts to mjones@insulation.org.

Her message is also posted on NIA's Leadership web page.
Department of Labor Issues Guidance Affecting Families & Workplaces
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued 2 Field Assistance Bulletins (FABs) last week to clarify issues relevant to the pandemic’s effects on employees and the workplace.

The new FABs address:


Employer Liability in COVID Wrongful Death Lawsuits
Families of workers who died of COVID-19 are suing businesses for allegedly failing to protect their employees from the virus, fueling ongoing calls from lawmakers to shield employers from liability during the pandemic. Walmart Inc., JBS NA, Tyson Foods Inc., Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., and Quality Sausage all have been hit with wrongful death “tort” lawsuits. This type of litigation can lead to high-dollar damages or settlements, depending on the case and where it’s filed. Click here to read more.
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 company, 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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