Industry News and Updates
The International Builders Show has come to a close in Orlando. For those that did not make it, Here is a very brief overview. It will be back in Orlando again next year and you still have a chance to see the latest in technology and innovation this year at the East Coast Builders Conference in May at the Cobb Galleria. Check back for more information on your chance to attend this show at no charge.
The Chalkline newsletter is now available to view or to download from on the website or you can view it here. This edition has important information about our upcoming events and meeting.
The HBA of North Georgia will be celebrating Tracy Rogers this week at our Thursday meeting. Tracy has been with the HBA for more years than we can count. After 35 years with Jackson EMC, Tracy will be hanging it up in January. We wanted to take some time at our next meeting to let Tracy know how much we appreciate him and how much he will be missed in our industry. Please come out and join us this Thursday at noon at the Gainesville Civic Center.
Good news for all small businesses. A Texas federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction against the new overtime rule that would have doubled the salary required for an employee to be put on salary. Although this is just a temporary injunction, it is a good sign moving forward. The rule was scheduled to go into effect on December 1st.