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Our Program, YOUR BENEFIT
BY BRIAN HAHN
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he Builders Association is now offering 401(k) plan to all member companies. Member companies that join can provide an outstanding plan to employees while saving money and spending less time on paperwork. Features of this program, which the Builders Association is proud to be offering for the ﬁrst time, will include: • No annual audit • Cost saving on the investments • No individual Form 5500 reporting • Minimal plan maintenance • Flexible plan features, including safe harbor, Roth and proﬁt sharing • Customizable 401(k) plan design options involving eligibility, matches, vesting schedules, and more An evaluation on whether or not this plan is right for your company comes at no cost to you. For more information, contact the Builders Association at 847-318-8585. Your ﬁrm must be a member of the Builders Association to participate in this program. A
ince 1906, the Builders Association has served as a problem-solver in Chicago and its surrounding markets. In support of construction industry firms and workers in the Chicagoland area, the Association: • Helped create the AGC of America in 1918 • Sponsored some of the ﬁrst national construction safety contests in the 1920’s • Joined with the Carpenters and Laborers Unions to fund Chicago’s ﬁrst joint pension trust funds in the 1950’s • Supported diversity in construction by partnering with community groups to create the Construction Career Opportunity Program in 2005 The Builders Association offers contractors, owners and designers access to resources that can help them solve problems and make better decisions about labor, safety, training, government relations, communications and more. While less than 40 percent of our revenue comes from membership dues, close to 90 percent of our budget goes toward member programs and services. Both the Association and the AGC of America have a number of moneysaving partnerships available only to members, including deals with:
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Verizon Wireless FedEx Enterprise Fleet Services GradeBeam.com Staples Association Meetings and educational programs have a tradition of bringing both Chicagoland and national experts to deliver their expertise to members. Past speakers have included: • AGC of America ofﬁcials • Consultants from FMI • Mayors, Governors and other civic leaders • Specialists in pension liability, Integrated Project Delivery, LEED, sustainability and other topics Wednesday, September 14, the Builders Association will host its Fall Meeting at the Doubletree Oak Brook. Keynote speaker Scott Humrickhouse will discuss developing industry trends and what the construction industry can do in response to those trends. For more information on any of the above, a list of members or more information about membership, visit www.bldrs.org. A
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Chicago 2011
Building Chicago 2011
A Message from the Builders Association President
The Green Path to Collaboration
What is The Builders Association?
Economic Incentives of Safety
Index of Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
Building Chicago 2011