Monday, May 4, 2020
Posted by: Nathan Pobre
The U.S. roofing industry employs more than 1.1 million Americans and stands ready to get back to work to protect homes and businesses across the country.Importantly, the industry has developed guidelines that will enable us to continue providing the essential services needed to safeguard buildings while also mitigating the risk of spreading COVID-19among our workforce. Additionally, prior to the current crisis,the roofing industry faced headwinds brought on by chronic labor shortages throughout the country. With unemployment climbing towards historic levels, there is an unprecedented opportunity with the right policies to put Americans back to work on roofs.The policies outlined below will enable us to overcome the challenges that lie ahead for workers and employers alike by creating jobs for unemployed Americans, supporting homeowners’ investments,and encouraging business owners to invest in job-creating capital improvement projects. Click Here to read more.