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WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020

 
Get the latest COVID-19 industry resources and information on our Contractor Resources page.
L&I offers free industrial-hygienist consultation
The State Department of labor and Industries recognizes that our industry is navigating new waters as we implement COVID-19 response requirements, and they are here to help. With their free industrial-hygienist consultation, you can get professional and confidential advice on specific jobsite situations so you can find solutions to create a compliant protocol and plan. Please take advantage of this great resource as you work during this time.

Culture of CARE program goes national
AGC of America has announced the nationwide launch of Culture of CARE, a campaign that originated here at AGC of Washington. The program invites construction firms to build inclusive workplaces that are free from harassment, hazing and bullying by taking the Culture of CARE pledge. More information about the campaign can be found at www.BuildCulture.org. In addition, today’s ConstructorCast podcast episode features three panelists discussing the genesis of Culture of CARE here in Washington state, the rollout of the national campaign, and why companies should take the pledge. AGC of America will soon be emailing all members & sharing messages on social media with more information, including how take the national Culture of CARE pledge.
2020 Federal Contractors Virtual Conference, June 8-12

AGC’s national 2020 Federal Contractors Conference will be a virtual conference this year. Join us for the same great insight and forecasts on the Federal construction landscape, as well as the opportunity to connect with agency decision-makers. The conference brings federal agencies directly to the table alongside attendees to generate more candid dialogue and practical information for contractors on issues specific to the federal space, including
  • upcoming projects, forecasts and budgets
  • executive orders and regulations
  • legislative proposals and changes
  • contracting and design issues
  • acquisition updates, and more
AGC-member price is $350 (non-members $500). Click here for more information and to register.
Insurer liability for business closures due to COVID-19: "physical loss" or "damage?"
(Oles Morrison)
Approximately one-third of U.S. businesses have "business interruption" insurance, intended to cover losses from events that force them to suspend or stop operations. Many of these policies also contain specific "civil authority" clauses, which cover losses when a government agency stops a business from operating. However, in the wake of unprecedented business interruptions – caused by the spread of COVID-19 and government orders shutting down "non-essential" businesses – major insurers have uniformly denied businesses owners coverage for their losses. Read more...
Upcoming class offerings

Please note: The AGC Education Foundation is offering continuing-education classes in a live, interactive, remote environment. We are working closely with our instructors to maintain our high-quality training programs and are finding great success in a virtual environment. See below for highlighted classes in the month of May and visit our website for our comprehensive class calendar.

Remote P6: Construction Scheduling

May 19 – 20 (8:30 am – 3:30 pm)
Remote Class


Remote Foreman Training
May 27 – June 1 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Remote Class


General Contractor/Construction Manager Workshop

June 11 – 12 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Seattle


STP Unit 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving
June 15 – 24 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Seattle


Visit the AGC Education Foundation website
for the latest information on all upcoming classes.
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marketing director.

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Work resumes at
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GCs work with  firms
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Work restarts on Edmonds' waterfront
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Back to work on Highway 101
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Lady Grace removed from Hoquiam River
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$6M Veterans Drive contract approved
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Free employment-law webinars
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& Dunn)

 
 
 
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