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ABC Spotlight 01/02/2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 We had such a blast at the Christmas Party with our ABC Members!! Tons of Toys for Tots, lots of great food and even better company. Timber Gastro Pub killed it for us. Thanks to all of our members for an unforgettable 2017! Check out additional information and pictures here. Only 10 Spots Left! Our Leadership Development Series for 2018 is open for registration! This year participants will meet every other Friday with each session concentrating on a different performance requirement of the modern day leader. The following topics will be covered this year: The Role of Leaders Personality Differences and How to Work with Them Communications and Public Speaking Dealing with Difficult People and Managing Workplace Conflict Leading and Planning Construction Safety Culture Team Building and Managing People Classes run from January 19, 2018 - May 11, 2018. Upcoming Trainings & Events Washington Paid Leave Law Updated January 4 ...

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Vocational trade school to open in Pasco

-November 2017A new trade school in west Pasco will provide classroom and laboratory space for apprentices pursuing careers in skilled trades, including future electricians, plumbers and sheet metal workers, all jobs in demand across the state. The Construction Industry Training Council of Washington, or CITC, is opening its first dedicated schooling site in the Tri-Cities. The nonprofit currently uses rented space in Pasco. CITC is considered an “open shop,” as apprentices are not members of a union. The vocational trade school is headquartered in Bellevue and operates schools in Marysville, Vancouver, Tacoma and Spokane. Prior to this fall, apprentices who enrolled in their final year of the apprenticeship program through CITC would travel to Spokane once a month for two days of classroom and lab work to complete their training. The new facility on Road 90, off Sandifur Parkway, shares a building with Elite Construction and a Crossfit studio. When completed in the spring, the 9,600- ...

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ABC Spotlight 10/3/2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 The ABC Fall Event was such a great night with our Members! Feel Free to click the picture above to see more photos from the event. Please help us in welcoming our newest member CITC! The Construction Industry Training Council of Washington is a state-licensed, vocational trade school for the construction industry offering training throughout Washington State. ABC Staff President/CEO Suzanne Schmidt Director of Workforce Development Sarah Cottam Retro Program Manager Breanna Sigmon Admin/Claims Associate Jenna Tellvik Admin/Member Services Bryan Brem Safety Director Curt Sather ABC took a party bus down to watch the Cougs beat up on #5 USC Trojans! Was so great to experience that game with fellow members and enjoy a game that will be remembered for years to come. Click the picture above for more information about Construction Week 2017. Click the picture above for more information about ABC National Craft ...

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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 38 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

November not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 38 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The rates for two states, Kansas and Texas, were unchanged from November 2015. The national NSA construction unemployment rate of 5.7 percent was down 0.5 percent from a year ago and unchanged from October, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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Cathy McMorris Rodgers continues her work for the people of Eastern Washington

Dear
ABC Member:

Thank you for contacting me to share your thoughts on pending
legislation in the 114th Congress. While this Congress has come
to a close, I’m honored to have been re-elected to serve as your Representative
in the 115th Congress. 

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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 33 States Year-Over-Year

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 29—October not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 33 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The national NSA construction unemployment rate of 5.7 percent was down 0.5 percent from a year ago, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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Donate to Toys for Tots



IPC-ABC is currently collecting both TOY and CASH donations for Toys for Tots. All donations go to local families.

Drop off your TOY or CASH donations between now and December 22 at the ABC Office:

1760 E. Trent Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202

Any Questions? Call the office at (509) 534-0826. 

Want to learn more about Toys for Tots in Spokane? Visit their website!

Looking for Work - CDL with Tank Endorsement

Are you in need of a driver with their CDL and a Tank Endorsement? If so, check out this resume for Timothy J. Spencer.

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American Cancer Society Spokane Chapter

For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of supporters worldwide, ACS helps people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer. Donate Online.

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Back to School Supply Drive at IPC-ABC

We are looking for ABC Member’s to donate the following items by dropping them off in the box in our front foyer:

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