As much as 80 percent of construction firms are struggling to find enough workers to fill hourly craft positions, according to a national AGC survey.
The results came in August through an industry study conducted with help from Autodesk. One of... (Read More)
Good health is the base of a good life.
That's why AGC of Washington focuses as much as we do on our Health Benefit Trust. If you're not already part of the Trust -- or even if you are and just want a quick refresher -- the program is an... (Read More)
You're never too old to learn something new.
That's our philosophy toward life and the mindset behind the AGC Education Foundation. Created in 1980 by AGC of Washington, the foundation is tasked with fostering a lifelong learning mentality among... (Read More)
From vital safety and skills training to social and networking events, AGC of Washington’s member benefits are numerous. Most of our members come to us through their companies. However, that’s not the only path to AGC of Washington membership... (Read More)
If you follow our page, you've already heard AGC of Washington has great benefits for its members -- from training to retirement options, there's a lot here. But did you know that being a member can also be a lot of fun?
Take a minute to browse... (Read More)
If you haven't yet seen them, supporters of Initiative 1631 are now gathering signatures to get their measure on the November ballot.
I-1631 is a carbon tax, a cost incurred on those who use fossil fuels -- a group that includes all of us -- that... (Read More)
AGC of Washington is a member-driven organization with excellent benefits.
Still, if you're not yet with us, it's more than fair to ask -- what exactly do we offer with membership? When you sign up to join our chapter of AGC you're also throwing... (Read More)
Telling the Seattle City Council and Mayor Jenny Durkan that hurting construction jobs is not the way to combat homelessness, AGC is strongly opposed to the city’s proposed $500 per employee “head tax” – a controversial measure that caused... (Read More)
Taxes to fund the paid family and medical leave program passed by the Legislature last year will be collected starting Jan. 1, 2019, but the benefits won’t be available to be taken until Jan. 1, 2020.
Both employers and employees will pay the... (Read More)