A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Care and Safety

Attending to the safety, security and well-being of all craftspersons is the foundation for building and sustaining a high performance workforce. That means establishing high safety standards and ensuring workers' compensation coverage. It also means that FUTA, SUTA and FICA are paid on behalf of all craftspersons.

Community Family Centers in Houston's historic East End is taking a major step forward in offering construction training so people in the neighborhood may earn nationally...
May 24, 2018
In March, the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston and its educational affiliate, Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF), hosted a Workforce...
May 04, 2018
William Fuller, Craft Development Manager at Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF), the educational affiliate of the Houston chapter of ABC, was selected from...
April 11, 2018
After many hours of hard work, it appears the discussions surrounding the principles of the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) have successfully shifted to the equally hard...
April 10, 2018
As the Associated Builders and Contractors of America (ABC) prepared to host the National Craft Championships in Long Beach, California on March 20-22, Elizabeth McPherson and...
March 15, 2018
Now, the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees is taking a major step toward ensuring those careers are even more fulfilling and sustainable by enrolling their next big...
March 14, 2018
In today’s global economy, building owners and employers are looking for ways to compete for talent, reduce operating costs and benefit the environment. While LEED certification...
February 12, 2018
The Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF), the educational affiliate of Associated Builders & Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC), is proud to announce...
November 30, 2017
When disaster strikes, fast action can save lives – that same sentiment often carries over to the recovery process. People with the ability to help those in need tend to move...
October 27, 2017