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The Inland Pacific ABC Weekly Merit Shop News Watch is published every Tuesday, bringing you the latest information not only on ABC Plan Center projects, but other important and timely information to give your company the competitive edge!

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Member Highlight

McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey is a Boise law firm providing comprehensive legal services to construction, real estate and commercial business clients throughout the state of Idaho.  They pride themselves on providing responsive and cost-effective legal advocacy to help their clients grow and prosper in today's competitive business environment.

Please Welcome our Newest Member - Redbuilt

RedBuilt™ is a leader in the design, manufacture and support of proprietary engineered structural wood products for commercial applications. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, RedBuilt™ operates four manufacturing plants and 13 design and sales offices throughout the United States.

Warning…Slips, Trips and Falls Ahead!

The weather has changed and we have added hazards out on the job site. Here are a few reminders to share with your employees to be aware of that could cause them slips, trips and fall accidents.

How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work

Chances are good that, at some time in your life, you've taken a time management class, read about it in books, and tried to use an electronic or paper-based day planner to organize, prioritize and schedule your day. "Why, with this knowledge and these gadgets," you may ask, "do I still feel like I can't get everything done I need to?"

Please welcome our NEWEST Member - Columbia Bank

Columbia Bank offers their business customers the same products and services the national banks offer. You’ll also find a few features you won’t find at the national banks. Like personal service, local loan decisions and in-depth, local knowledge about your industry.

How the ABC Retro Program Compares to Other Construction Retro Programs?

First, we work with your company to develop safety programs and policies that prevent accidents and keep your employees safe.  However; when the unfortunate accident does happen, we work immediately and tirelessly to manage the claim, ensure that your injured worker receives appropriate care, and that we get them back to work as quickly as possible. 

Please welcome our NEWEST ABC Member! - Yadon Construction Specialities

At Yadon Construction Specialties, they earn your confidence and your business with integrity and honesty. They pledge to provide their customers with quality products, in a wide variety of designs and functions, at competitive prices.

Dressing For Winter Work

During cold weather, it can have a chilling effect on the senses to see, smell, and feel. It is usually difficult to be productive when you are cold. Therefore, it is important to dress for the weather conditions found on the jobsite.

Member Highlight - First in Proactive Dental Care!

Willamette Dental Group was originally established by Dr. Eugene Skourtes and Dr. Gerald Cogan in 1970 in Portland, Oregon. Early on, the partners began to foster a new approach to dental care that focused on preventive care and long-term oral health, instead of the traditional fee-for-service model.

Five Ways to Cut Health Care Costs - Use Your Benefits Wisely to Save Money in 2014 and Beyond

The MBA Health Insurance Plans provide outstanding benefits—and when you know how to make the most of them, you can keep costs down for yourself and your family. Try these practical strategies to cut expenses this year: 

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