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ConstructionAs a CAWP Contractor Member, you have the benefit of the Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania’s over 75 years of experience representing the interests of the heavy and highway construction industry in western Pennsylvania.

Labor Relations
CAWP negotiated its first labor agreement in 1939. Since then CAWP has been acting as the contractor’s agent in the area of labor relations, thereby relieving the employer of the need to assign labor relations responsibilities to company employees. Labor relation services provided to CAWP members are classified in the following categories: contract interpretation, grievance/arbitration, jurisdictional disputes, wage rate information, and trustee placement on fringe benefit funds.

Advocacy and Influence
CAWP remains a strong advocate for its members by lending the collective voice of industry to influence change that keeps heavy and highway construction at the forefront of economic growth in our region.

Essential News and Information
CAWP is a constant source of up to the minute news and information covering industry news, labor relation developments, legislative updates, training courses, events and trends affecting the industry.

Dynamic Networking Opportunities
With a membership of over 200 construction and construction-related firms, CAWP provides the opportunity to meet and build relationships with fellow professionals, owners, and suppliers. CAWP members stay “in the know” through a comprehensive array of programs and events to meet their networking needs.

In addition, your membership with CAWP provides you with a range of services in the areas of Labor, Safety, EEO, Education and Training, and Legislative. To learn more, please review these areas under Services.