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2017’s Outstanding Program ROSE Award

The purpose of the Oregon-Columbia Chapter’s ROSE (Recognition of Safety Excellence) Award is to recognize chapter leaders who demonstrate safety excellence. The award process provides: Great tool to conduct a

AGCO-C Significant Donor in Harvey Relief

January 24, 2018 The AGC Charities Inc, the charitable arm of the Associated General Contractors of America, is providing 83 construction workers in Texas with a total of $195,000 in

New Washington Paid Sick Leave Law

FAQs For Contractors Effective: January 1, 2018 In the fall of 2016, Washington State voters approved, by initiative, a new law that requires employers to provide paid sick leave to

ODOT Business Development Program Opportunity

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certified firms are now able to take advantage of an opportunity to grow their skills through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Business Development Program. If you

Pay Equity FAQs

What is the Oregon Equal Pay Act? In June, Gov. Kate Brown signed the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017. The Oregon EPA has two primary components: (1) a prohibition

Schommer & Sons Receives AGCA Build America Award

Portland builder receives national award By: Josh Kulla, Daily Journal of Commerce Portland general contractor Schommer & Sons was recently honored by the Associated General Contractors of America and Construction

Industry Mourns Loss of Gary Madison

Gary R. Madison Jan. 9, 1952 – Feb. 12, 2018 Gary was born Jan. 9,1952 and passed away Feb. 12, 2018 at the age of 66. Originally from Michigan, he called

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