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.

Just because the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed a delay to mandatory operator certification, doesn’t mean it’s sure to happen....
August 16, 2013
The worker center in Austin that we've been collaborating with for years at Construction Citizen got some well-deserved recognition in the pages of the New York Times Sunday...
August 12, 2013
Key players in the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) met this past week to talk about the next steps for the group, as word about C3 spreads around the state and the nation....
August 07, 2013
During the battle over a crackdown on worker misclassification in the Texas Legislature this year, I was struck by some of the testimony from business owners who had never been...
July 18, 2013
The next six months are going to be very busy for the Construction Career Collaborative as we bring another project on board, ramp up our ability to track how projects are going...
July 08, 2013
Hi there.  The Chamberlin Man here. From time to time I like to share my knowledge with others as a sort of “community service”.  You can't learn everything there...
June 28, 2013
“If a piece of the building falls to the ground and breaks, they have insurance for that,” said a middle-aged man in a wheelchair in Houston. I sat in a small portable building...
June 13, 2013