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NLBMDA Dealers Take Their Message to Congress
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NLBMDA Dealers Take Their Message to Congress

Innocent Sellers Fairness Act, Lead Paint rule revisions, and preservation of the... More

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California Lead-Paint Fight's Future Uncertain

The outcome of a class action suit brought by nine California communities against three manufacturers is far from certain as the companies will most likely appeal a judge's order to pay $1.1 billion for lead paint mitigation. More

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California Judge Orders $1.1 Billion Lead-Paint Payment

A California judge said three companies shoud have none lead paint caused health problems and ordered them to pay $1.1 billion to nine communities for lead paint removal. More

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CA Judge Orders 3 Firms to Pay $1.1Billion for Lead-Paint Abatement

A Dec. 16 ruling in a 13-year-old California lawsuit marks major shift in lead-paint decisions. More

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Taking the High Road Taking the High Road

Dealers are revisiting their drug policies in the wake of marijuana legalization in some states. More

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84 Lumber Responds to ProSales Story on Lawsuits

84 Lumber vice president of marketing Jeff Nobers wrote to ProSales in response to "84's Antagonists," our article on a lawsuit involving construction projects in Louisiana for which 84 provided installed sales services. ("84's Antagonists" and "84 Lumber Fights Four-Year Battle Over Claims of Shoddy Construction") More

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Distributors in Tainted Chinese Drywall Cases Listed

A list compiled by ProPublica.org and the More

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CA Groups Push Dealers To Avoid Lawsuits, Post Signs on Wood Dust

Seeking to help keep their members from becoming victims of the lumber equivalent of ambulance-chasing lawyers, the Lumber Association of California & Nevada and the Western Wood Products Association announced an initiative designed to help businesses avoid violating a new California law that lists "wood dust" as a cancer-causing substance. More

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No Way To Hide

Sixteen months ago, I wrote for this magazine about issues surrounding employee misclassification, particularly the IRS and its regulations surrounding employees vs. subcontractors. More

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Fla. Suit Claims 84 Sold Dangerous Drywall

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, 84 Lumber, and potentially any other LBM dealer that sold GP drywall in Florida since 2004 are the targets of a class-action lawsuit filed this week claiming that GP and 84 sold and distributed drywall that caused sulfur-related problems similar to recent complaints made against Chinese drywall. More

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