NRCA members continue to report one of their most pressing challenges is finding qualified employees to maintain and grow their businesses. At one recent NRCA meeting, several members said they see opportunities to expand their businesses but expressed concern about the risks of making the needed investments given the huge uncertainty regarding workforce availability.
NRCA is working to address the roofing industry's workforce development challenges on a number of different fronts.
NRCA has long recognized fixing a broken immigration system is important to the roofing industry's future success. Although significant progress has been made, obstacles remain, and the prospects for achieving this long-sought goal remain elusive.