Priority-Hire Update

Priority-hire programs are sweeping through our local agencies and, while AGC of Washington has been a stalwart supporter of diversity on the jobsite, we have taken exception to the City of Seattle's approach.
Posted on: 03/07/2017

Court puts hold on AGC-opposed “persuader rule”

From AGC of America...
Posted on: 07/26/2016

DOL “Persuader” regulation is back

By Judd H. Lees, Sebris Busto James
Posted on: 03/28/2016

Tentative agreement reached with operating engineers

The AGC negotiating team has reached a tentative agreement with the Operating Engineers. It is anticipated that the Operators ratification vote will be completed and counted by July 1st with wage and fringe increases retroactive to 6/1/15. With this settlement all negotiations are complete. All a...
Posted on: 06/15/2015

Agreements reached with four crafts

AGC negotiating teams have reached agreements with the Cement Masons Laborers Carpenters and Teamsters unions. As of this writing the Operating Engineers are still in discussions with the AGC negotiating committee. In the four completed agreements each craft agreed to a three-year term effective...
Posted on: 06/01/2015

Important union-benefit trust seminar, Nov. 14

If you are a union contractor you are responsible for submitting monthly reports to trust administrators for both pension and health trusts. Your company is periodically subject to payroll audits and you may have had to deal with collection attorneys if your trust contributions become delinquent....
Posted on: 10/14/2014