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.

Saied Alavi, operations manager at Marek Brothers Systems Houston, recently visited Guadalupe “Lupe” Ramos at a job site where Marek is installing drywall in medical office space...
One of the biggest safety issues on the complex jobsite is to know where the workforce is at any time without walking the site and visually identifying each individual. ...
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will host their annual Safety and Health Committee Conference in San Antonio, Texas in January.  The three-day event will...
Check this safety site out: Unsafe TV.  It is a blog by Fiona Burke that takes a critical approach to the DIY (Do It Yourself) world of home remodeling.  The Caution...
Tompkins County Workers’ Center in Ithaca, New York offers a Living Wage Employer Certification for businesses who wish to publically commit to certain criteria regarding the...
Construction site risks can come from many directions.  A worker twists his back while unloading a dolly of sheetrock.  A new employee misses a briefing on PPE (Personal...
Jim Stevenson, CEO of Bellows Construction, talked recently about his view on the Ethics Matrix, which is a way to explain what we consider to be right versus wrong as a society...
Last year, the Workers Defense Project in collaboration with the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin and with a grant from the...
In light of the video that we shared with you last week where several folks with a video camera walked onto a jobsite and started questioning workers about their immigration...