Not all workers' compensation programs are alike.
Since this kind of coverage is mandated for employees in Washington, picking the right program can be a huge competitive edge for firms trying to stay compliant with state law while providing the... (Read More)
Our Culture of CARE never stops.
We've spoken about this excellent program before, but it's always a good time to celebrate and promote workplace diversity. That's the mission of this work, and it's what we aim for with a number of resources... (Read More)
It's that time of year again.
We're putting out the signal once more for construction professionals to tune in and take our survey as part of the Northwest Construction Industry Salary Report. This is a great way for us to track changes in... (Read More)
OSHA is a well-known acronym in contractor offices across the country.
That's for good reason. An investigation from the federal agency could cost a firm major penalties in both dollars and public trust as they attempt to fix whatever the... (Read More)
We've heard some interesting things in this ongoing Washington state legislative session, but one proposal that's really caught our eye is the Forward Washington plan.
You've probably heard of it by now as we approach the home stretch of session... (Read More)
It can be tough to make it through the trials of the day.
There's work to do, maybe family to take care of. Sometimes the balance gets overwhelming. And sometimes there can be a loneliness that clouds things out and makes it nearly impossible to... (Read More)
We're not shy in talking up the state of construction.
That's for good reason. Last year was a dynamite period for construction as the industry broke records for both employment and unemployment levels, notching an all-time low unemployment rate... (Read More)
Winter Storm Maya hit Washington with a vengeance.
The weekend storm dumped 6-10 inches of snow on the Seattle area, knocked out power to more than 60,000 people, and prompted Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency. After even more snow... (Read More)
What do you consider a good report card grade?
The question is relevant to the state of Washington this month after the American Society of Civil Engineers updated its review of our infrastructure systems. The ASCE rates these systems across the... (Read More)
A lot of ink is spilled on the issue of attracting new, young workers to construction.
But many of our workers are on the other end of the age spectrum. According to the CDC, by next year about one-fourth of all U.S. workers will be older than 55... (Read More)