SFNE Embarks on Buy American Public Awareness Campaign

Over the next several months, SFNE will develop a Buy American 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…

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…

SFNE Awards 2020 Scholarships

2020 Scholarship Recipients Chosen The Steel Fabricators of New England (SFNE) is pleased to announce that two $1,000 scholarships have been awarded to students who will use the funds to further their education in the trades. The scholarships were awarded to Shalor McKee from Dedham, MA, and Harry McDade from Rutland, MA. The SFNE scholarship…

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance for Respiratory Protection During N95 Shortage Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

May 7, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators (N95 FFRs). The action marks the department’s latest step to ensure the availability of respirators and follows President Donald J. Trump’s Memorandum on Making…

SFNE continues to monitor state actions relating to emergency orders.

April 1, 2020 Today we have an update for Maine and Massachusetts. Others will follow as they become available. Please stay safe and well during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Maine Update Governor Janet Mills issued a series of substantial new mandates to protect public health and safety in the face of COVID-19, including a Stay…

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