NRLA/LDAC Lowe’s 2×4 Case about Undersized Lumber

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Lowe’s entered into a settlement in Northern California agreed to pay a $1.6 million due to a lawsuit alleging the inaccurate description of dimensional building products. Since the settlement was announced there has been questions concerning what our members need to do to make sure they are not sued for the same issue.   NRLA… Read more »

LDAC New Training and Development Program

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The Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut (LDAC) is in the early stages of developing a program with the idea of introducing new people to the Lumber Building Material (LBM) industry. LDAC will partner with members in the training and development of tomorrow’s LBM employees by offering financial assistance in the form of a one-time stipend,… Read more »

2014 Scholarship Winners

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Congratulations to our 2014 Scholarship Winners: Haley Nix Sponsored by United Building Supply Attending University of New Hampshire Mariel Baker Sponsored by Brockway-Smith Attending University of Central Florida Amanda Carofano Sponsored by Sanford & Hawley Attending Endicott College

NRLA’S Regulatory Update Newsletter July 2014

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LEAD PAINT UPDATES EPA Starts Lead Safe Logo Program Contractors who have been certified under the Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (LRRP) rule are being encouraged to use a new logo that highlights them as an “EPA Lead-Safe Certified Firm.” The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) campaign includes ads that encourage parents and those that care… Read more »

Pay-When-Paid Sales Tax Law 2014

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Purpose: This Informational Publication describes how materialmen may remit sales and use taxes on certain sales of building materials and services to real property as and when actually paid by the purchasers to whom the materialmen have extended credit, instead of remitting the full amount of tax at the time of the transaction as generally… Read more »

LDAC 45th Annual Golf Outing June 4th

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The Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut presents its 45th Annual Golf Outing on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014.  The event will be held at The Tunxis Plantation County Club on 89 Town Farm Road in Farmington, CT. Join us for a Continental Breakfast from 8:30-10:30 a.m. with a Shotgun Start at 10:30am, BBQ Lunch, Cocktail Reception… Read more »

Webinar Wednesdays: Bringing Your Employee Handbook Into the 21st Century

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April 23, 2014 2:00pm EDT Jackson Lewis Is your employee handbook a ticking time bomb? Do you have policies in place to protect the company against potential liability and lessen the likelihood of unwanted behavior. Does your manual adequately address today’s technology revolution as well as the Labor Board’s new involvement with non-union employers? Is your manual an… Read more »

Webinar Wednesdays: Sharpening Your Collection Skills While Retaining the Good Will of Your Customer

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April 16, 2014 2:00pm EDT John Zimmer, Receivable Training Associates Collecting Your Accounts Receivable while maintaining Customer Good Will is one of the most difficult aspects of maintaining and growing a Customer Relationship. Sales and Customer Service have worked hard to obtain and develop this relationship and your Collection efforts can either enhance or undermine how… Read more »