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Former SMACNA President John Lindemulder Sr. Passes Away

SMACNA is sorry to inform members that John Lindemulder Sr., of Alsip, Ill., passed away on July 28, 2020.
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Registration Now Open for The SMACNA Edge Conference: A Virtual Education Forum

Registration for The SMACNA Edge Conference: A Virtual Education Forum, taking place October 13–15, 2020, is now open! Be a part of this unique and interactive digital event!
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How Employers Can Help Reduce Opioid Use on the Job

According to recent research, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in opioid abuse fueled by stress and lack of access to prevention services and support groups due to restrictions on in-person meetings.
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CDC Issues Revised Guidance on Returning to Work After Isolation

Last week the CDC updated the criteria relating to when an employee may return to work.
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Capitol Hill Update: Composite Plans and Pension Relief

The leaked details of a Republican Senate/White House deal on a COVID relief bill did not include Composite Plans or pension relief for failing plans.
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The Value of Webinars to You and Your Business

Webinars — virtual forums that allow people to share knowledge, learn about new technologies, and exchange ideas and updates — can also be used to leverage and nurture relationships.
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Best Practices Recruiting Toolbox Webinar: Part 2

Join the SMACNA/SMART Best Practices Market Expansion Task Force for the second in a three-part Recruiting Toolbox webinar series on September 15th at 2:00 p.m. ET.

2020–2021 SMACNA Executive Committee Announced

In a normal year, SMACNA would formally announce the new Executive Committee at the Annual Convention. However, this year has proven to be as far from “normal” as possible.
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Participate in OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event designed to help raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs in the workplace.
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Take Advantage of Your Free SMACNA Library Subscription

SMACNA Subscriptions allow you to create a custom library by choosing which SMACNA content is most relevant to your organizational needs, and then sharing that content with your entire organization — or select individuals.
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Residential Forum Webinar: Leadership & Company Culture

Your company’s culture separates you from the competition. It is a primary reason why customers do business with you and why employees want to be part of your team.
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Webinar: A Contractor’s Guide to New FFCRA Federal Legislation

This webinar is designed to provide SMACNA contractors with a basic understanding of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), including the requirements to provide Emergency Paid Sick Leave (E-PSL) and the Emergency Family Medical Leave (E-FMLA).
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2020 SMACNA Safety Profile / SSEAP Data Collection Results

Each year, SMACNA conducts a Safety Excellence Awards Program (SSEAP) to recognize SMACNA members with the lowest injury/illness rates during the prior calendar year.
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Catch Up on SMACNA’s Federal Contracting Webinar Series This Summer

SMACNA’s Federal Contracting Webinar Series will resume this fall. In the meantime, contractors who missed one or all of the first three webinars in our series can catch up on them over the summer.
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DOL Issues Final Beryllium Standard for General Industry

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule revising the beryllium standard for general industry.
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Webinar: Cannabis in the Workplace - Part 2

The second in this two-part series on cannabis in the workplace, hosted by SMACNA Premier Partner Federated Insurance, will cover safety-sensitive positions, drug testing, and drug policies.
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Pandemics and Productivity: Quantifying the Impact

How do SMACNA contractors preserve the businesses we’ve built in the face of conditions that impact the work we bid when unanticipated factors suddenly burden us with unforeseen costs?
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SMACNA Announces 2020 Safety Excellence Award Recipients

SMACNA is proud to acknowledge the 2020 SSEAP winners and to salute the top chapters with the highest level of survey participants.
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Webinar: COVID-19, Construction and Contact Tracing

As COVID-19 cases continue rising across the country, the construction industry is looking for ways to prevent the spread of the disease on job sites.

Communicating Among Generations

The June issue of Partners in Progress focuses on communication between generations — and why we’re not as different as we may think.