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2021 Salary Thresholds Set for Overtime Exempt Employees

The state’s minimum wage will increase to $13.69 per hour starting Jan. 1, 2021. The change is significant this year…

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Welcome new Additions to the BIAW Team

BIAW is happy to announce two new additions to the government affairs team. Please welcome Josie Cummings and Damen Jeg.…

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BIAW Requests Information and Submits Public Records Requests Regarding ESD Fraud

BIAW filed a public record request on Oct. 5, 2020, to Washington Employment Security Department (ESD) regarding the unemployment fraud…

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Residential Construction Leading Economy Despite Shutdown

The September forecast submitted by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council reports residential construction activity continues to rise…

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October is Careers in Construction Month

Join BIAW for Careers in Construction Month in October! Help us spread public awareness of opportunities available in residential construction…

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Women in Construction: Employment Reaches Pre-Recession Levels

The number of women employed in the construction industry grew substantially in 2018 rising to 1.1 million, a total reached…

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