Yesterday we entered into new territory with the mandatory Shelter in Place order which was issued by Governor Jay Inslee. The order comes into play on 3/25 at 5:30 PM -
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The order created quite a bit of uneasiness in our industry because while roofing was not specifically mentioned - trades and construction were and were considered "Essential Workers". Last night the association reached out to Trent Cotney from Cotney Construction Law immediately for help. We spoke this morning in length and he has prepared both a response and a letter for you to have your workers keep with them - just in case someone questions them. This information is being distributed to members only as a service of the association.
to see the letter and memo. You can copy it off the page or email me for a PDF or word file at firstname.lastname@example.org. There are also many links on this page for our members to use to help you navigate this wild time in all our lives and industry.
Cotney Construction Law & the RCAW have also set up a webinar geared to answer questions for all Washington Roofing Contractors. The cost of this webinar is $50.00 to all
As a member this information is a member benefit and free to you.
When registering please use coupon code
and no payment will be required. The webinar is 3/31/2020 at 11:00 AM PDT. Please register right away at
- this is not to be missed.
We know this is an uncertain time for all of you and we feel it too, as do our families and our customers and pretty much the whole world. Just know that while we navigate this the RCAW will be here to support you and help your businesses in any way we can.