For precautionary reasons related to COVID-19, MBAKS offices are closed through April 10 and all events have been cancelled or postponed. Staff is working remotely and can be reached at For the status on future events, keep checking our calendar of events for updates.


March 2020

March 30
Webinar: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for Employers with 1-499 Employees
Monday, March 30, 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Do you need to keep some essential employees working or reduce your workforce slowly? This webinar will help employer members with valuable information on Emergency Sick Leave, Emergency Family Medical Leave, and potential tax credits. It will cover the basics of the FFCRA, information you need to retain employees, and potential payroll tax credits available to you.

Webinar: Navigating the Details of Unemployment
Monday, March 30, 12:15–1:30 p.m.
COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our lives, including Washington’s homebuilding industry. Just last week, U.S. unemployment claims shot up to 3.28 million—a number that will continue to rise.This live webinar outlines your responsibilities as an employer for unemployment benefits, how to help your employees file, and state and federal resources available to you.

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
March 30
The MBA Health Trust will hold a free webinar presented by Chris Gorey, Chief Growth Officer at Capital Benefit Services on how the state’s COVID-19 orders will affect health benefits.

Chris will answer questions you may have regarding the health plan and other benefits while navigating an unprecedented economic landscape for the homebuilding industry.
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM