Have you signed up yet for ABC’s annual Golf Extravaganza? This year’s fun-filled tournament will be held at Echo Falls Golf Club in Snohomish on Thursday, July 15th. If you have never participated in our annual tournament, you are guaranteed to have a blast! This event sells out every year so if you haven’t already, be sure to get your registration in now. The ABC Golf Committee wanted to give you a break this year, so they've lowered the prices from last year! Click here for full story.
ABC Is Ready for the 2010 Election Year, Are You?
Garrity Blogging on New DJC Construction Blog
ABC's Young Professionals Group hosted its first-ever Power Play Game Night on May 6th at Lucky Strike in Bellevue. Attendees had a blast networking and playing games. Some arcade favorites were the car racing game with to-scale Ferrari rear-ends, a ‘Mission Impossible’-like Laser Maze, and several sporting games allowing you to shoot and throw balls. Click here for full story. Ask a Professional: Todd Henry, Oles Morrison Rinker
2010 ABC Member Marketing Opportunities
Green Bites: ABC National's Guide to Green PracticesUW CM Students Invite You to 1st Annual ASIC Micro-Beer Tasting Event
The ABC Board of Directors has voted to endorse Initiative 1082.
Initiative 1082 would create a private option in Washington’s workers’ compensation program. It’s called a “three way” option, meaning companies can purchase industrial insurance from the Department of Labor and Industries, a private insurer, or they can self insure if they are large enough. Click here for full story.
Are You Interested in Serving on the ABC Retro Committee?
The ABC Retro Committee has been called the most educational and important volunteer opportunity ABC offers. The hugely successful ABC Retro Program now represents 412 firms, paying approximately $20 million in workers’ comp premiums. The program has earned an average refund of over 39% since it began in 1994. Click here
for full story.L&I Urges Workplace Safety for Teens as Summer Hiring Season Nears
Bloodborne Pathogens: Protect Yourself!
Treating Truck Drivers with Sleep Apnea Offers Safety, Health Benefits
US Department of Labor’s OSHA Takes Action to Protect America’s Workers with Severe Violator Program and Increased Penalties
Amanda Grindle (Saybr Contractors, Inc.)
has been chosen as June’s Volunteer of the Month. Amanda serves on the Board of Directors and has just stepped up to be the Vice Chair of the Development and Education Council. She is assistant chair of the busy Safety Committee. Amanda is present at nearly all of the Rising Star breakfast meetings. Amanda has been an active participant on the ABC Green Council since its inception in 2008. She has helped arrange ABC Green Council Roundtable topics, speakers and given presentations on alternative fleet vehicles. She also participated in, and helped to plan, the first annual ABC Earth Day project in Kent. Click here
for full story.Member On the MoveDexter Chaney's New Website Provides Easy Access to Customer-Specific Information About Spectrum Construction Software
Joe Rossmann, Insurance Trust CEO, ABC Merit Choice
The IRS has released the average premium for the small group market in each state for the 2010 tax year for purposes of computing the Code Sec. 45R tax credit for eligible small employers that make nonelective contributions toward their employee’s health insurance premiums. The premiums must be made under an arrangement that requires the employer to pay at least 50 percent of each participating employee’s premiums for coverage provided by a qualified health plan. Click here for full story.
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