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Architectural Woodwork Institute
October 24, 2019
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Reminder: Second Comment Period Closing Soon for Changes to Draft Casework Standard
Wood Industry
AWI & ISFA Extend Reciprocal Invitations for Event Participation: November Opportunity
National Forest Products Week Proclamation
Safety Matters
Opioid Toolkit Available from National Safety Council
OSHA Approves New Respirator Fit Testing Protocols to Protect Workers from Airborne Contaminants
Safety and the Small Business
Business Management
It’s Your Life: Estate Planning Awareness
ConsensusDocs Offers Free Sample Contracts, Including Contractor/Subcontractor
Risk Management Corner: Protecting Your Business—You Hold the Keys
Construction News
Architecture Billings Index Downturn Moderates as Challenging Conditions Continue
Nonresidential Construction Employment Rises in September
Builder Confidence Hits Yearly High in September
Sponsor News
Risk Management Academy Registration Open for Complimentary Training, Nov. 5-7
Workforce Development
Jefferson Millwork Woodworker Becomes First Pro to Earn WCA Red Credential
Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, Nov. 11-17, 2019
Economic Indicators
Insights from ITR Economics™: Looking Ahead to 2020 and Beyond
Green Scene
Upgrading from LEED® v4 to v4.1 Credits
AIA Outlines Initial Plan to Drive Climate Action
Federal Scene
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule
Tax Treatment for Family Members Working in the Family Business
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