As a construction professional, you probably don't spend much time thinking about cybersecurity. Most of your work takes place outdoors without an internet connection, but that's starting to change. Thanks to the Internet of things and the... (Read More)
Feedback — in all of its forms — is critical to helping people identify their strengths and weaknesses. Delivered correctly, it can help foster professional growth.
But most people don't like getting feedback if it's a mix of positive and... (Read More)
The 2021 session of the Washington Legislature recently came to a close, and with it, the passage of several controversial bills. If you haven't had the time to keep up, we've compiled a brief list of the laws below. Here's what you need to... (Read More)
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that 150,000 injuries occur on construction job sites each year. That's despite many companies investing tens of thousands of dollars in safety training and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Though... (Read More)
At AGC of Washington, safety is everything.
As a recognized safety leader in the commercial construction industry, we make an effort to help keep our members (and their teams) healthy and injury-free. We're able to do this, in part, thanks to our... (Read More)
A career as a contractor can be incredibly rewarding, but only if you put in the extra effort. Industry practices are constantly changing, new tools regularly hit the market, and safety recommendations continuously evolve. If you don't take the time... (Read More)
If you're a Veteran and you own or operate a construction business in Washington state, don't wait to apply for Veteran-Owned Certification.
Later this year, WSDOT plans to announce a five-percent enforceable goal for state-funded projects. Once... (Read More)
The end of the 2021 Washington State legislative session will wrap up at the end of April, but there's one significant piece of legislation missing — a comprehensive transportation funding package. Following a year of COVID-19 shutdowns resulting... (Read More)
On Nov. 30, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) released a draft of the 2021-2024 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). STIP is a compilation of prioritized transportation projects that are ready for public... (Read More)
To get the most out of your AGC of Washington membership, stay informed and connect with us regularly.
And to help you access all of the benefits of AGCW membership, we've created this list of suggestions.
1.) Attend meetings and events. One... (Read More)