A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Reshaping the Construction Industry

A great company classifies workers correctly as employees, provides worker’s compensation, pays above prevailing wage weekly by check with taxes taken out and submits certified payrolls in a timely manner. A non-compliant company heavily relies on non-documented workers and cheats them by misclassifying and paying them in cash, so they can’t be verified in compliance reviews.
Darryl Samuels's picture
July 19, 2018
A recently published study titled “Construction Technology Trends - 2018 Report” compiled information garnered from 158 professionals at small and medium sized construction...
Jim Kollaer's picture
July 18, 2018
Workforce, or lack of a sustainable one, is why C3 was established. Over the past 35 years, the construction industry has largely moved away from a craft workforce of skilled, professional employees to one of unskilled, independent subcontractors.
Chuck Gremillion's picture
July 17, 2018
United Tool and Fastener (UTF) sponsored and participated in the 14th annual Shrine Sportsman Fishing Tournament in Matagorda Harbor, Texas, on June 23 with 31 teams participating. UTF has been a part of this annual fishing tournament nearly from its beginning.
Michelle Neundorfer's picture
July 16, 2018
So to our many great construction companies who recognize the need to attract the next generation and who give their money and talent to make this event possible: Thank You! Thank you for not just talking about the skilled labor shortage, but working hard to do something about it.
Scott Shelar's picture
July 13, 2018
How companies in the commercial construction industry are addressing the worker shortage in their respective organization varies greatly. From compensation to prefabrication, they are doing what is necessary to meet their needs in recruiting and retention.
Jerry Nevlud's picture
July 12, 2018
Well ahead of the next regular session of the Texas Legislature, starting in January, the issue of whether cities can require private employers to provide paid sick leave is shaping up as a potentially major debate for lawmakers in 2019.
Scott Braddock's picture
July 11, 2018
Upskill, a program of the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP), focused on the development of a competitive workforce in Houston, held a State of Talent Forum at the University Hilton on the University of Houston Campus recently.
Jim Kollaer's picture
July 10, 2018
Generic Safety. What does OSHA say about it? From the beginning, OSHA said that employers must provide employment and a place of employment that is free from recognized hazards that are likely to cause death, illness, or harm to employees. It’s the law.
Construction Citizen's picture
July 09, 2018
Nonfarm payroll employment in June increased by 213,000, seasonally adjusted, from May and by 2,374,000 (1.6%) year-over-year (y/y), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today. The unemployment rate edged up to 4.0% from 3.8% in May. Construction employment rose by 13,000 for the month and 282,000 (4.1%) y/y to 7,222,000 (the most since May 2008 but 7% below the June 2006 peak).
Ken Simonson's picture
July 06, 2018