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Compensation

An attractive and competitive wage structure is of vital importance for sustaining high performance and value. An added benefits package further helps keep the focus on job, career and company successes. These are necessary components to attract and retain the right people to the construction industry.

Prosecutors filed the first ever wage theft case in Harris County this week against a homeowner who refused to pay a self-employed independent contractor $2,300 for painting the...
This new study found that a higher, stable prevailing wage helps to attract much-needed new workers into the construction industry and gives those in the trades benefits like...
How companies in the commercial construction industry are addressing the worker shortage in their respective organization varies greatly. From compensation to prefabrication, they...
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...
The tight labor market in this industry has caused construction wages to rise much faster than the steady wage growth for all workers over the last year.
The Houston City Council on Wednesday passed a new set of requirements for companies seeking tax abatements – requirements that include specific federally certified safety...
According to the latest figures, unemployment in the US is at its lowest level in over a decade and the number of workers entering jobs that do not require a college degree is far...
A coalition of business groups led by the Texas Association of Business filed suit this week to try to prevent Austin’s recently-passed requirements for paid sick leave from ever...
Read an interesting compilation of the highest dollar amounts recovered from workers’ compensation fraud cases in the U.S. during 2017 - $697.4 Million of employer fraud from...