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April 2, 2020
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COVID-19: INFORMATION FROM NGA

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, NGA will be sending more frequent Member Updates to keep you informed of the latest information and resources available to NGA members. And be sure to check the frequently updated NGA COVID-19 RESOURCE PAGE for the most current information as it becomes available.

Free Online Courses: How to Protect Yourself and Your Workforce Against Coronavirus
NGA is providing two free online courses on how to protect yourself and your workforce against the coronavirus. “COVID-19: Protecting Yourself and Others,” and “COVID-19: Your Workforce" are available through MyGlassClass.com. 

VIEW THE ONLINE COURSES.

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Protect Your Business Finances from the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Marco Terry, Commercial Capital LLC, for Glass Magazine

As I write this, conditions are changing quickly and dramatically due to the coronavirus pandemic. This article presents strategies for glass company owners to handle this situation and limit the financial damage to their business. The article includes four main areas on which owners should concentrate. The key to the action plan should be to act (and react) calmly and deliberately.

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How To Protect Employees Working in Customer Homes
Even in the many states that are now on stay-at-home orders, in-home services such as window repair/replacement fall under “essential services” exemptions. As Chris Phillips of Showcase Shower Door reminds us, it’s an honor to be able to provide service and go into someone’s home amidst this pandemic. But doing so comes with risks, to be certain. While there is no prescriptive approach for this type of work, there are some general best practices for glass and window and door companies working in residential homes. VIEW AND DOWNLOAD this PDF and see a video from Chris Phillips.

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HEADLINES
First Look at the Cares Act: Economic Assistance for Businesses and Individuals
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What You Need to Know Now
Americans With Disabilities Act: What Are Employer Obligations During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Video: Industry Perspectives on Responding to the Pandemic
COVID-19 Information and Resources from NGA
NGA Company Travel Survey
Glass Magazine: COVID-19 Coverage and Industry Company Updates
Window + Door: COVID-19 Coverage and Industry Company Updates
 
 
NGA MEMBERS-ONLY RESOURCES
ASA Resources Now Available

Through NGA’s alliance with the American Subcontractors Association (ASA), NGA members now have access to three valuable ASA documents, free of charge. Click on the titles below to put these items in your cart in NGA’s online store. (Note: Only available to NGA members. You must be logged in to your NGA customer dashboard to see these resources; if you need assistance with logging in or accessing these documents, please contact Josh Lowe at 703-442-4890, ext. 127 or jlowe@glass.org.)

SUBCONTRACTOR NEGOTIATING TIPS: A COMPILATION

SUBCONTRACT DOCUMENTS SUITE 2017

OSHA’S RULE ON RESPIRABLE CRYSTALLINE SILICA

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CHAPTER UPDATES

NGA is working with our affiliated chapters to track the status of their regional events — here are the latest updates: (as of April 2)

Event

Original Date(s)

Chapter Host(s)

Status

Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo

April 29

Mid-Atlantic Glass Association

Postponed (date pending)

Jerry Wright Memorial Golf Tournament

April 30

Texas Glass Association

Postponed (date pending)

Glass TEXpo

May 1-2

Texas Glass Association

Cancelled

GlassDay New England

May 1

Connecticut & Massachusetts Glass Dealer Association(s)

Postponed (date pending)

WGA Educational Dinner Meeting

May 14

Washington Glass Association

Status pending


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