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How to work with today’s challenging labor market

The current labor market is challenging for employers, and the competition for skilled employees is fierce. One of the best…

L&I raises workers’ compensation rate despite objections by BIAW and others

Washington’s Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) recently announced an increase in the average workers’ compensation premium rate despite objections…

Court grants stay in capital gains tax case, allows state to prepare to collect tax

The fight to strike down the state’s capital gains tax as an unconstitutional income tax continues, despite a state Supreme…

November/December 2022 Building Insight

Welcome to the November/December 2022 Building Insight This month, we highlight 2022 Year in Review! Recognize Spike Appreciation Month Award…

BIAW and MBAKS support builder’s motion for reconsideration in liability expansion case

Roughly a month ago, the Washington State Supreme Court invalidated a local builder’s contractual liability limit, claiming the builder’s one-year…

Fall Board Meeting celebrates award winners, welcomes new leaders

The 2022 Fall Board Meeting at the Hilton Vancouver brought more than 150 builders, associates and attendees together for the…