Owners, developers, general contractors, architects, engineers, consultants, and manufacturers: The Insulation Contractors Association of New England represents the premier commercial and industrial insulation contractors in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The services provided by the insulation contractors include all aspects of mechanical insulation, abatement, and other specialty contracting services.

New Secretary of Labor

Donald Trump has selected Andy Puzder to serve as his Secretary of Labor.  The CEO of CKE Restaurants, Inc. which owns Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s is an interesting selection by Trump who had toyed with appointing Victoria Lipnic, the current head of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and a former Workforce Policy Counsel to the

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Is there a labor shortage?

For anyone in our industry, one inescapable topic these days is the question of a labor shortage. The graph below illustrates that employment in construction has not even returned to pre-Recession levels. This would seem to indicate that there cannot be a labor shortage because just 8 years ago there were about 25,000 more New

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