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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.

The Construction Career Collaborative (C3) continues to build momentum as evidenced by two recent occurrences, starting with the announcement that Texas Children’s Hospital has...
August 15, 2014
After successfully pushing for them in Austin, the Workers Defense Project is asking the City of Dallas to adopt an ordinance that would require contractors to give water breaks...
August 14, 2014
The following article was written by Marek Division Manager Sumner Hunter and was originally published on MarekBros.com.Why are residential drywall companies like comedian Rodney...
August 13, 2014
The following article by Nory Angel, executive director of SER-Jobs for Progress, was originally published in the Houston Chronicle.  Reprinted with permission.The Greater...
August 12, 2014
Two performance evaluators at Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) enhanced their skills by adding another certification to their credentials.CMEF Performance...
August 08, 2014
This past week, the Austin Chapter AGC Safety Committee visited with Marco Ramos, who was recently hired to enforce the City of Austin's rest break ordinance for construction...
July 12, 2014
“What If?”What if your construction company had the opportunity to secure K-12 construction work with the largest school district in the State of Texas?What if you had the right...
July 02, 2014
On a sunny morning this spring, I stopped by the Brittmoore Field Office Trailer to visit with Roberto Sanchez, a project manager from Reytec Construction Resources, about a...
June 25, 2014
The Chamberlin Man here.The most important work we do at Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing is keeping our team safe.  We foster this culture through training, processes,...
June 24, 2014