Posts Tagged ‘ NLBMDA ’

Court Throws Out NLRB’s “Ambush-Election” Union Rule

May 15th, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is applauding yesterday’s Federal Court decision voiding the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) move to curb employer and employee rights by speeding up union elections. According to an NLBMDA announcement, the rule change had gone into effect on April 30 and cut in half the amount […]

NLBMDA Welcomes Delay to NLRB Poster Rule

Apr 19th, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is applauding the recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (D.C.) Circuit delaying the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) union poster rule. The rule would have required private employers to post an 11- by17-inch notice regarding employee rights to unionize […]

Moulding and Millwork Joins NLBMDA’s Manufacturers and Services Council

Apr 16th, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) announced that Moulding and Millwork is the newest member of the association’s Manufacturers and Services Council (MSC). The council is composed of building material manufacturers and services providers serving the LBM industry. Established in 1926, as a family owned and operated company, Moulding & Millwork is […]

Congressional Members Speak to Association Execs Today and Lament “Over-Regulation”

Mar 6th, 2012

While members of the door and window industry have moaned about over-regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for some time now, for the agency’s involvement in regulations such as the lead paint rule, Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) wasn’t shy about voicing those same frustrations today. He spoke before members of the Window and Door […]

Legislation Introduced to Change LRRP Rule; Would Restore Opt-Out Clause

Mar 2nd, 2012

Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, has introduced the Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments of 2012 (S.2148), legislation that would make some changes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead Renovate, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule. Among its key provisions, S. 2148 would restore the “Opt-Out” clause, suspend […]

Associations Announce Keynote Speakers for Spring Conference

Feb 14th, 2012

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the National Lumber and Building Materials Dealer Association (NLBMDA) have announced keynote speakers for their 2012 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference. Keynote addresses will be given by Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) and Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR). John Hoeven became North Dakota’s 22nd U.S. Senator in 2011, after […]

Will Obama Plan Usher in a Housing Recovery?

Feb 2nd, 2012

In his State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a Blueprint for an America Built to Last, calling for action to help responsible borrowers and support a housing market recovery. Yesterday he followed up that speech with some additional details, and the door and window industry weighed in on the plan. The blueprint […]

NLBMDA Releases 2012 National Policy Agenda for the Building Supply Industry

Jan 26th, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Industry (NLBMDA) released its national legislative and regulatory policy agenda for 2012. The document was created to bring focus to the common interests of the industry and includes policy goals to revitalize the nation’s housing and building industry. “With the House and Senate going into the final session of […]

ALSC Makes Some Decisions on Southern Pine

Jan 13th, 2012

The American Lumber Standard Committee’s (ALSC) Board of Review (BoR) issued a decision this week on the revised designed values for Southern Pine that had been proposed in October by the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau (SPIB). The board only addressed the pending revision in design values for Southern Pine and included: 1. That SPIB and […]

NLBMDA Announces New Leadership Team including First Woman President

Nov 1st, 2011

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) installed its new leadership team last week during its on ProDealer Industry Summit held in San Antonio, Texas. Cally Coleman Fromme, executive vice president of Zarsky Lumber Company in Victoria, Texas, will serve as the association’s new chair, replacing outgoing chair Joe Collings of Ferguson Lumber […]