Roofing contractors currently must contend with an unprecedented
combination of federal regulations that affect daily business
operations in a variety of ways. Recognizing the concerns of its
members, NRCA has increased its
efforts to combat burdensome and counterproductive rules in the
regulatory and legislative arenas.
Of concern are regulations recently issued by numerous federal
agencies, including the Department of Labor, National Labor
Relations Board, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and
Environmental Protection Agency. In addition, employers face great
uncertainty over thousands of pages of new rules now being drafted
to implement the 2010 health care law that will impose new
government mandates on employers beginning in 2014.
The cumulative burden of regulations recently issued on
employers in the roofing industry, as well as proposals in the
pipeline, is staggering. This regulatory onslaught is a major
factor contributing to the difficulties employers face in the
current economy, making it more difficult than ever for
entrepreneurs to start...
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