Gov. Inslee to Hold Press Conference with Building Industry Representatives Tomorrow

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee will be holding a press conference Friday, April 24, to further address Washington's COVID-19 response. Inslee will be joined by Greg Lane, executive vice president, Building Industry Association of Washington and Mark Riker, executive secretary of the Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council. Read More >>
Recommendation: Prepare Phase I Safety Plan in Anticipation of Construction Reopening
CWHBA & BIAW officers and staff are working every day on your behalf to return you to work. I t has been a strong and clear message to our governor that our industry is committed to returning to work safely. When construction is allowed to resume, it will be imperative that residential construction leads the way to demonstrate that construction jobsites are safe and sanitary.
We encourage all builders to begin preparation with the outlined plan and template documents presented by BIAW, so that when Inslee gives the word, you'll be ready!
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Wednesday, April 29, 8: 00 AM
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 Need a Reminder?
'We're ready to go,' say construction workers

Workers across the state say they're bleeding money since home construction was not considered essential, so they’ve been on hold for weeks, and workers are itching to get back to work.

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Chelan and Douglas county commissioners rescinded resolutions Tuesday allowing some private construction to restart. Read More >>

Yakima county, city officials stick with stay-home orders, while advocating for businesses. Read More >>

Yakima County has highest [percentage] rate of COVID-19 cases in Washington, double the state rate Read More >>
News From Building Industry Association of Washington
$ $ $ EARN Your Return $ $ $
<------- That's how much was returned to CWHBA Members in 2019 through R.O.I.I. (Return on Industrial Insurance) Select. Plus the program includes:

  • Outcome-based claims assistance
  • Comprehensive safety services
  • Exclusive risk management services
  • Return to work solutions

Application Deadline is May 15
R.O.I.I is a safety incentive program with a simple goal: eliminate injuries through improvements in workplace safety and preventive strategies. However, if an employee is injured, help them get better quicker with a successful return to work experience. Do this and your business can earn a refund.
Did you know?
The BIAW Member Health Program INCLUDES All Plan Administration
  • Member-exclusive opportunity
  • Choose from 30 competitive options
  • Includes FREE plan administration
  • Significantly reduced rates
  • Largest multi-employer health care purchasing alliances in the Northwest
Excellence in Remodeling Awards Postponed
The BIAW 2020 Excellence In Remodeling Awards have been postponed and will reopen the Call for Entries from July 1 - August 31. All projects currently entered online – whether in-process (saved) or paid will be transferred to the new schedule. Applicants will not be able to access/complete your entry until the process reopens July 1.
Chelsea Snodgrass , Executive Officer

Jake Mayson , Government Affairs Director

Emily Jameson , Member Services Director, South Central

Cheryl Nelson , Member Services Director, North Central
CWHBA Events on Hold through April In response to the public health threat of COVID-19, we have postponed any gathering or planned events cancelled through the month of April. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
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