SFNE 2021 Golf Tournament – September 17, 2021

  SFNE Annual Golf Classic September 17, 2021 Red Tail Golf Club Devens, MA The Annual Golf Classic is back for 2021! The registration deadline for inclusion in the program book and signage is September 3, 2021. The Tournament brings SFNE friends and colleagues in the New England steel industry together for a great networking…

NASCC: The Steel Conference | April 12 – 16, 2021

NASCC: The Steel Conference is the premier educational and networking event for the structural steel industry, bringing together structural engineers, structural steel fabricators, erectors, detailers, and architects. In addition to 150+ practical seminars on the latest design concepts, construction techniques, and cutting-edge research, the conference also features 200+ exhibitors showcasing products ranging from structural design…

SFNE Elects New Board of Directors

SFNE is pleased to announce that the membership has elected a new Board of Directors.  Given the ongoing pandemic the election took place take place electronically. New terms began on January 1, 2021. The officers elected include: PresidentRick Coughlin, Quinn Brothers of Essex Vice PresidentDavid Orlando, Berlin Steel Construction Co. SecretaryJames McBrady, James McBrady, Inc.…

SFNE Embarks on Buy American Fabricated Public Awareness Campaign

SFNE is developing a Buy American Fabricated Educational and Public Relations Campaign to increase awareness that New England public construction jobs are being awarded to companies outside of the United States.  The plan underway is to activate public awareness campaigns at the beginning stage of construction projects. The program will consist of an SFNE generated…

Congratulations to Kenney & Sams

SFNE congratulates the Kenney & Sams attorneys who have been included in the 2020 Massachusetts Super Lawyers List. They include Michelle De Oliveira, Mike Sams and David Kerrigan. All three have conducted excellent educational webinars for SFNE during this challenging year, covering issues ranging from Managing a Changing Workforce During COVID-19 to Complying with the…

Recruitment and Retention Webinar

** Webinar Postponed ** This webinar has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon. Presented by: Kelly McDaniel, President of DeLisaGroup, Simsbury CT. Agenda Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent in the time of COVID Even the best Employers struggle daily to find and motivate great employees. As we face a global pandemic with…

Employment Law Update Webinars September & October 2020

Complying with New Department of Labor Guidelines and Managing a Changing Workforce SFNE scheduled two additional Employment Law Update Webinars that were designed to ensure that your company is familiar with certain COVID-19 related state and federal guidelines. During these unprecedented times, businesses should become familiar and comply, with the applicable guidelines to limit potential exposure…

Dinner and Networking Meeting

Investing for the Future: How to Grow Your Steel Fabrication Company Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the SFNE Dinner and Networking Meeting has been postponed until further notice. More details will be available soon! The event will be held at  S.L. Chasse Steel in Hudson, NH. The program will feature a facility tour, catered…

Employers Beware: Practical Implications Of Governor Baker’s Newly Issued Travel Order, Effective August 1, 2020, in the Workplace

By:  Michelle De Oliveira, Esq, Kenney & Sams | July 28, 2020 On July 24, 2020, Governor Baker issued a COVID-19 Travel Order[1] to safeguard residents from exposure to the Coronavirus due to interstate travel.  The Travel Order goes into effect on August 1, 2020, requiring visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts to complete and submit a…