A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

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.

It has been three years since we began reporting about wage theft and worker misclassification here on Construction Citizen.  In September 2010 Jim Kollaer reported that...
August 23, 2013
On August 8, the Fe Y Justicia Worker Center (FJWC) held their annual Gala at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Houston.  The event was a celebration of the Center’s...
August 22, 2013
Low-wage workers, grassroots community organizations, and responsible businesses are together writing a historic chapter in the City of Houston’s development.  Beginning in...
August 14, 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
A new law in Tennessee gives the state’s Department of Labor (DOL) sharper teeth with which to take a bigger bite out of workers’ compensation fraud in the construction industry....
August 08, 2013
Last week Houston City Council’s Public Safety Committee held a hearing to discuss a proposed city ordinance to eradicate wage theft in the Houston area.  The hearing...
August 01, 2013
Laws Fight Questionable Practices that Misclassify Workers or Seek to Avoid Paying State Employment Taxes or PremiumsThe Illinois Governor’s Office reported on Tuesday that...
July 26, 2013
Despite concerns from some council members about a “cleaner process” for going after employers who cheat workers out of their pay, the chairman of the Houston City Council’s...
July 24, 2013