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GAF Roofing Academy students take part in the program in February of 2020. Note: This photo was taken prior to the COVID-19 lockdown. GAF currently requires masks and social distancing in all of its classes.

Peak demand (updated)

Despite relatively high unemployment, workforce shortages abound in several industries nationwide. In the roofing industry, 90% of contractors have experienced some sort of labor shortage in the last year, according to the National Roofing Contractors Association. As the largest roofing manufacturer in North America, Parsippany-based GAF can’t ignore the problem. “If we don’t have labor to install our product, our product will not get installed,” said Brian Cornelius, program director at GAF Roofing Academy.

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