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As director of labor relations, Peterson was best known for handling the sometimes-tense negotiations with unions that supply labor to AGC members. He led nine negotiations over the 23 years he held that position.
Posted on: 11/26/2018
AGC of Washington has hired long-time Bellingham resident Lance Calloway as its new Northern District Manager.
Posted on: 11/19/2018
Osborne Construction Company was honored at AGC of Washington's 2018 Annual Convention Luncheon with the Leader of the PAC award for being the 2017 top contributor to the AGC’s BUILD PAC.
Posted on: 01/30/2018
AGC presented its 2017 Legislator of the Year Award to Senator Lynda Wilson during its January 26 Annual Convention.
Posted on: 01/29/2018
Senator Guy Palumbo (D-1) was honored as a “Champion of Construction” by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Washington on October 12. AGC recognized Palumbo for his work to sponsor and secure passage of legislation to promote workforce training and apprenticeship programs.
Posted on: 10/17/2017
The awards, presented annually at the AGC/WSDOT annual meeting, recognize and encourage extraordinary achievements by the contractor/WSDOT partnership responsible for delivering transportation projects in a timely, professional and responsive manner while also considering the needs of others who are affected by the project.
Posted on: 07/31/2017
In April, AGC’s Legal Affairs Committee supported a contractor-member’s efforts before the Washington Court of Appeals. The Legal Affairs Committee joined the contractor in asking the appellate court to consider the contractor’s request to have its lawsuit against King County decided in a Snohomish County court.
Posted on: 06/06/2017
In a victory for AGC, career awareness legislation spearheaded by the association was signed into law by Gov. Inslee last week.
Posted on: 05/08/2017
Legislation reauthorizing and updating the Perkins Act was introduced in Congress recently.
Posted on: 05/08/2017
AGC of America urges members to contact their Congressional representatives and ask them to support bill HR 2101 to repeal the discriminatory Prior Approval requirement that creates unnecessary confusion for AGC member companies.
Posted on: 05/08/2017
AGC of Washington's 2016 Legislator of the Year, Senator Mark Schoesler, is a true leader in Olympia who solves problems and gets things done.
Posted on: 01/31/2017
Call for presentations due by Jan. 15, 2017
Posted on: 01/03/2017
As you may know, long-time Seattle District Manager Jerry Dinndorf is retiring at the end of the year. Now, after a lengthy search, AGC is very pleased to welcome Sonja Forster to our staff as the new Seattle District manager.
Posted on: 11/01/2016
AGC of Washington leadership traveled to Washington, DC last week to encourage Congress to overturn onerous new regulations and to pass important education and jobs bills.
Posted on: 10/03/2016
AGC formed a new Environment Committee to address proposed regulations and legislation regarding environmental issues.
Posted on: 09/02/2016
AGC’s own Dave Kearby is running for the State Legislature! Kearby announced his candidacy for State Representative from the 15th District last week.
Posted on: 05/23/2016
The Capital Projects Advisory Review Board (CPARB) is seeking letters of interest from individuals knowledgeable in the use of alternative public works contracting procedures to serve three-year terms on its Project Review Committee (PRC).
Posted on: 04/11/2016
AGC of Washington is a proud sponsor of WSDOT's grand-opening "Go Long" celebration for the new SR-520 floating bridge.
Posted on: 03/28/2016
Nearly 150 people attended the AGC/WSDOT annual meeting on Jan. 7. Attendees heard valuable information about upcoming WSDOT and Sound Transit projects, the workings of the various AGC/WSDOT committees, WSDOT’s project delivery method selection guidance, and the challenges of IMCO’s I-90 and Atkinson’s Puyallup River bridge projects. Also, awards were announced for the Partnership for Excellence in Contract Administration Awards.
Posted on: 01/19/2016
AGC of Washington has endorsed Bill Bryant for Governor in 2016. AGC’s Board of Trustees voted to endorse Bryant during its Nov. 9 meeting.
Posted on: 11/13/2015
Each year AGC of America seeks nominations for qualified and motivated individuals from the AGC Environmental Forum to serve on the steering committee for the forum. Would you like to play a leadership role in AGC of America’s environmental advocacy, education and outreach efforts?
Posted on: 11/03/2015
Mark your calendar and don’t miss your upcoming October EMR Think Tank meeting! You can leave the meetings with your 2016 proposed EMR and valuable information that will save you time and money by lowering your L&I rates and maximizing your premium refund.
Posted on: 09/28/2015
The AGC Education Foundation recently completed its 2015 Construction Adventure Camp with students getting plenty of hands-on science technology engineering and math experience. Photo: Students from the Seattle Nativity School enjoy hands-on construction experience as they build their toolchests...
Posted on: 08/07/2015
Robert Joseph Bob Scalzo born May 20 1923 passed away on June 14 2015 after a brief illness. Bob was predeceased in 2005 by his beloved wife of 57 years Mary Celeste Alfieri Scalzo. He is survived by his loving partner Josephine Jody Root nine children: Kathy (Colin Leech-Porter) Celeste Mulroone...
Posted on: 07/14/2015
Bill was a constant presence in the Puget Sound and Washington State construction industry since the founding of the William Dickson Company in 1940 serving actively as company president from 1971 until his passing in his 96th year.