Member Benefits

Northwest Ironworkers Employers Association / IMPACT

MISSION:

IMPACT’s primary mission is to expand job opportunities for its members through innovative and progressive labor management cooperative programs. IMPACT works closely with its members to ensure the highest quality of product offered by ironworkers in the construction industry.

 

PROGRAMS:

IMPACT Construction College

IMPACT works to produce training programs and materials designed to meet key industry needs and upgrade skills for both ironworkers and contractors.

Insurance Benefits

IMPACT works directly with members and insurance carriers to provide access to health insurance benefits and help reduce the cost of doing business. Members are offered free analysis of existing health insurance plans and recommendations on current coverage to help determine if a customized IMPACT plan is better suited to their needs.

Off- the-Job Accident Program

This valuable program provides disability benefits to individual ironworker members who are injured in an off-the- job accident by supplementing existing benefits, helping to maintain lower workers’ compensation rates.

Marketing

IMPACT’s marketing efforts build visibility and awareness of the highly skilled quality of work provided by the union ironworking industry. IMPACT partners with major industry leaders to promote union ironworking to the owner community, other construction industry stakeholders and the general public.

Project Tracking

IMPACT’s project tracking systems provide the most current construction project information to help members identify timely bidding opportunities.

Drug Free Workforce

IMPACT’s commitment to a drug-free construction industry supports safety and efficiency at work sites. IMPACT administers a national program available to members at no additional cost—resulting in an on-going pool of drug-free highly skilled workers who are healthy and ready to work. This commitment contributes to the strong competitiveness of IMPACT member contractors in the industry.

Grants

IMPACT grants fund a wide variety of programs nationwide to support local programs in marketing and recruitment, state-of-the-art training and safety measures to help enhance market share.