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MI Windows and Doors Team Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

March 23, 2020

From Window + Door

A team member at window manufacturer MI Windows and Doors’ Hegins, Pennsylvania, facility recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

OSHA Issues Guidance for Employers Recording Workplace Exposure to COVID-19

March 23, 2020

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration issued guidance for employers recording workplace exposures to COVID-19.

Glaston Initiates Employee Cooperation Negotiations Regarding Temporary Layoffs in Finland

March 23, 2020

Glaston Corp. initiated employee cooperation negotiations regarding possible temporary layoffs in its Finnish units. The potential layoffs concern all employees in Finland, approximately 180 people, say company officials.

AGC Reports Construction Delays for Member Companies

March 23, 2020

A survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors, and reported in Engineering News-Record, shows that 28 percent of the Association’s members have stopped or delayed construction projects amid COVID-19 concerns.

ABI February Score Shows Healthy Gains as Industry Faces Future Economic Uncertainty

March 23, 2020

February marked the sixth straight of month of revenue growth for architecture firms, according to the Architecture Billings Index, compiled by the American Institute of Architects.

GGI Provides Update on COVID-19 Precautions

March 20, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brad Thurman, vice president – sales and marketing, fabricated glass, at GGI issued a statement on behalf of the company.

President Trump Signs COVID-19 Legislation

March 20, 2020

From Window + Door

President Donald Trump signed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, into law on Thursday, March 19. The act provides economic relief to individuals impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, including emergency sick leave and family leave.

Quanex Hires Vice President of Human Resources

March 19, 2020

From Window + Door

Quanex Building Products hired Kim Garcia as vice president of human resources.

Building Trades Employers Association Calls for Mayor de Blasio to Keep Construction Sites Open

March 19, 2020

The largest construction contractor association in New York City is calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to follow the lead of other major cities like Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, San Francisco and the State of New York in defining construction as an essential service and exempting the industry from work stoppages.