Category Archives: Nuts and Bolts

Opinion: Workers’ Comp Reform for Injured Workers and Job Creators

The following post is by Wendy Novak, President, Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington. We urge support of SB 5822 – Workers’ Comp Reform for Injured Workers and Job Creators Deadline is March 8th  SB 5822 is aimed at improving … Continue reading

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Construction industry takes another look at substance abuse policies

The following post is by Wendy Novak, President, Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington Construction companies are continuously looking for effective ways to prevent and deal with substance abuse, but the available information can be confusing and in some cases, … Continue reading

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The Mother of Invention

      The following post is by Sean Lewis, Marketing Director for AGC of Washington One of the pieces of wisdom my mom always told me was, “find a need and fill it.”  She, of course, didn’t come up … Continue reading

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Why you need construction apprentices

The following post is by Wendy Novak, President, Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington As the construction industry employment rate continues to increase and approximately 17 percent of the current construction workforce will retire over the next four years, employers … Continue reading

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