Institute affirms strong masonry performance in Mineral earthquake assessment

Source: International Masonry Institute, Annapolis, Md.

In a preliminary take on the August 23 earthquake, centered in Mineral, Va., IMI National Director of Technical Service David Sovinski notes, “Reinforced masonry structures performed extraordinarily well when you consider that most were not designed for a 5.8 earthquake. This real-world experience supports recent testing done on the behavior of properly designed masonry buildings.

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Employers face November deadline to display union organizing rights poster

Source: National Labor Relations Board

Private-sector employers must notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act by November 14, a deadline marking 75 days after the NLRB published a related rule in the Federal Register.

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