DOL Clarifies FFCRA Issues for Employers

We all know that many times having frequently asked questions and answers available makes a big difference! NFSA is happy to share that the Department of Labor (DOL) recently released answers to questions frequently asked by employers regarding paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

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Working remote with purpose: The New Normal

As a road warrior for the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), it’s not uncommon to be in multiple states in any given week. As the Director of Field Operations and Government Relations, I manage our field team who cover all 50 states and the U.S. Territories. Our Field Ops Team members all have routines, and for most of us that travel regionally or nationally, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world.

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Senior NFSA Leaders Brief The Minnesota Chapter

On April 1, the Minnesota Chapter held a historic meeting with senior NFSA leadership using a video conference format. The briefing by NFSA President Shane Ray, Executive Officer Vickie Pritchett, Senior Vice President Fred Barall, and Director of Field Operations Gary West was the first time the Chapter had ever met using a “virtual meeting” format. 33 members of the Chapter joined the call, which lasted just over an hour.

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Find Out if Your Company is Eligible for New Federal Lending Program

NFSA is happy to share that there are additional federal lending programs available. For those who are following our updates, you know that we have tried to keep you updated with the latest information. We are hopeful that many of you are able to take advantage of some or all of these programs, we appreciate those who have let us know you’ve used the information gathered and turned your applications in!

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