• Inland Northwest AGC News

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    Monday, March 27, 2017
    What an amazing weekend for our Gonzaga Bulldogs! The Final Four has been a dream for this community for many years and I am so excited to see it become a reality. As many of the commentators have mentioned throughout the tournament, Spokane truly comes together to support this team every March and I know we will all be cheering on Coach Few and his team this Saturday. North Spokane Corridor: ...read more
    Monday, March 27, 2017
    Safety and Water When we hear those two words together, we usually think of Heat Stress Illnesses. (well, I do anyway). But during this wet spring here in the Inland Northwest, those two words have taken on a little different meaning. We can see the results of water over the roadways all around us. Everyone has heard that you don’t drive through flowing water because you don’t know ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    Welcome to the new Weekly Email format! Here at the AGC, we are constantly striving to ensure that our members have the most current information without overloading them with emails. We hope this new refined, easier-to-read format will keep you up-to-date on the latest news, upcoming events and training opportunities available to our members. AGC Lobby Day: Last week, your AGC partnered with our ...read more
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Written Plans, Fall Protection and Inspections There is no question that falls in our industry are a major cause of fatalities and serious injuries. We must continuously be on our guard that we are actually doing what we say we do in our Accident Prevention Plans. One very important part of our Plans states that we will write a fall protection plan when fall hazards exist on our worksite. But ...read more
    Monday, February 20, 2017
    The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), in conjunction with the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Washington and RHA, LLC, will be providing Partnering and Conflict Resolution training to WSDOT staff and contractor personnel involved in the administration of construction contracts. Sessions will be held around the state, including: Tri-Cities March 14, 2017 Time: 8:00 a.m. ...read more
    Monday, February 20, 2017
    Legislative Update: Your AGC has been busy at both the state and federal level advocating on your behalf during this legislative session. Here are two key issues affecting our industry - Mike M. Johnson Legislation: AGC is part of a coalition pushing HB 1574. The bill seeks to place responsibility for the cost of changes where it fairly belongs. The merits of the case should determine that ...read more
    Monday, January 09, 2017
    In November, when voters passed Initiative 1433, commonly known as the minimum-wage initiative, they were also approving a provision in I-1433 that requires employers to provide paid sick leave. The initiative requires all employers to provide paid sick leave with no exceptions for the construction industry and with no explicit language allowing waivers provided through collective bargaining ...read more