The National Roofing Legal Resource Center (NRLRC) is open to NRCA roofing, roof deck and waterproofing contractors and acts as a legal advocate for roofing contractors throughout the U.S. Issues such as contract language, employee relations, regulatory compliance, payment provisions, insurance coverage, and codes and standard can threaten a contractor's profitability and even its existence. NRLRC provides its members with assistance in addressing issues such as these, ultimately saving them time and legal fees.

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Legal Database (Members Only)

NRLRC maintains a database of more than 400 legal publications (e.g., magazine articles, Special Reports, claims, seminar handouts and court cases) about roofing-related legal topics.


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Legal Help Line (Members Only)

NRLRC's Legal Help Line is designed to help members obtain information about general legal issues encountered in their day-to-day business and strives to provide members with as much information as possible.



NRLRC Contract Provisions, Volume VII
NRLRC Contract Provisions, Volume VII

Written by attorneys who are experts in construction and compiled by the National Roofing Legal Resource Center, these contract provisions come with plain-language explanations you can understand.


Comprehensive Guide to Wage and Hour Regulations Affecting Roofing Contractors
Comprehensive Guide to Wage and Hour Regulations Affecting Roofing Contractors

This guide addresses regulations governing the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements, including a discussion about how to calculate the "regular rate" of pay.


The details of defects
The Details of Defects

You made a mistake installing a roof system. What is your liability?

Professional Roofing September 2019