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Contracts Committee Seminar Series: Terminations for Convenience and Default - Register Now!


The 2021 Contracts Committee Seminar Series is halfway through! 

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The third seminar titled "Terminations for Convenience and Default: Contractors' and Subcontractors' Recourse", will take place on Wednesday, November 17 from 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM. It will be held in the VSRA Office in-person located in Downtown Norfolk's World Trade Center, from 3:00 - 4:30 PM. Participants will also have a virtual option to attend included with their registration.

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35th Annual Golf Tournament: Virginia Ship Repair Association Members Go Above and Beyond

VSRF Golf Tournament Chair Leigh Kennedy & VSRA President Bill Crow
VSRF Golf Tournament Chair Leigh Kennedy & VSRA President Bill Crow

There was an overcast and a bit of misty rain on the morning of Tuesday, October 12, 2021 as volunteers and staff arrived at Cypress Point Country Club to set up for the 35th annual Virginia Ship Repair Foundation Golf Tournament. Soon, the rain stopped, the clouds drifted, and golf was in full swing for the day. Golfers checked in with the volunteer staff at registration to receive lunch and commemorative items in celebration of our 35th year. It was a beautiful fall day to tee off and enjoy an afternoon with cool refreshments along the course.

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Featured Article: Recent Changes to How the Longshore Act is Administered

John A. "Jack" Martone, American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU)
John A. "Jack" Martone, American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU)

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA, or the Longshore Act), 33 U.S.C. 901 et seq., is enforced and administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Longshore Insider articles have previously covered the DOL, District Directors, Administrative Law Judges, and the Benefits Review Board in detail.  Several changes involving the administration of the Longshore Act have accumulated during the past few years, and I think that it’s time to bring everything up to date by briefly summarizing these changes.

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16th Annual Ship Repair Digital Lego Competition


The 16th Annual Ship Repair Digital LEGO Competition has officially launched! The purpose of the competition is to promote the ship repair industry while increasing competitive mathematical, analytical and conceptual skills in middle school aged students.

We need volunteers to serve as technical advisors and judges. This is a great opportunity to give back to the community and represent your company!

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Are you on Social Media? Follow VSRA Today!

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New VSRA Member Companies

Four new member companies joined VSRA in the month of October, bringing the membership total to 313. Please join us in welcoming:

Coastal Skilled Staffing LLC 
South Bay Sand Blasting & Tank Cleaning, Inc.
SUNJAM LLC
Western Hose & Gasket – Westflex Inc 


Writers Welcome! Please contact Kathy Bryan, Communications Committee Chairman, at (757) 963-2211, or kbryan@nationwideskilledtrades.com, if you would like to submit an article.

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