We are the Painting & Finishing Employers Association of New England (PFEANE) and the Glass Employers Association of New England (GEANE). We created this site to benefit and promote union painting, finishing, and glass contractors in New England. This site is intended, not only for our members, but everyone that is interested in the construction industry.

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PBGC Issues New Pension Merger Rules

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has proposed new rules to govern the merger of troubled multi-employer pension plans.  The PBGC has authority under the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act (MPRA), to support mergers if it benefits the failing plan without harming the stronger plan. In addition, PBGC can provide funding to promote a merger if

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Richie Mauro Dedication

The Glazing and Painting Industries recently dedicated their Brentwood, N. H. Training Center in honor of Richie Mauro, the past owner of Tower Glass. Richie was a long time trustee of the Training Fund and past president of the Glass Employers Association of New England. Richie will be remembered as an advocate of quality construction,

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