This month: "New Expectations, New Talent"
NFDA to Offer Four Cremation Certification Programs in April
Join us for one of the four NFDA Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) programs that will be conducted this month; programs will be held in Utah, Minesota, Pennsylvania and Colorado. NFDA's cremation certification program was developed for all funeral professionals – not just operators – and, with the increasing rate of cremation, it's more important than ever for you to be fully prepared to serve families that choose cremation.
Professional Women’s Conference: Hotel Deadline is April 2
The hotel reservation deadline for the 2015 NFDA Professional Women's Conference is quickly approaching. This annual conference, which will take place April 24-26 at the brand new Loews Hotel in downtown Chicago, will bring together funeral directors, educators, expert presenters and suppliers in a unique, intimate gathering to generate new ideas, foster professional growth and create lasting friendships. Hotel reservations must be made by Thursday, April 2. For details about the conference and information about how to register and make hotel reservations, visit www.nfda.org/pwc.
Learn to Understand Your Funeral Home’s Finances: NFDA to Host Business Conference
For Immediate Release: March 25, 2015
Brookfield, Wis. – Created especially for small to mid-size funeral home businesses, the new National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Business Conference will arm funeral professionals with updated, essential business knowledge and tools to ensure growth, profitability and financial strength. It will be held May 6-7 at the association's headquarters in Brookfield, Wis.
Formaldehyde and OSHA-enforced “Whistle Blower” Protection
Posted: March 20, 2015
In a recent press release, OSHA announced they filed a law suit against a New York hair salon for firing a worker who warned co-workers about a formaldehyde hazard. OSHA previously stated that formaldehyde has been found in a number of hair straightening products that did not list it as one of the ingredients.
2015 NFDA Elections: Meet the Candidates
In July, the NFDA Policy Board will elect two new at-large representatives to the Executive Board, each of whom will serve a two-year term beginning at the conclusion of the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo. Elections for officer positions (secretary, treasurer, president-elect) will take place during the House of Delegates meeting during the NFDA Convention. Visit www.nfda.org/elections to learn more about the declared candidates for these important leadership roles.
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