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.

The Construction Citizen team has written many times about the growing controversy over whether college is becoming obsolete and actually a liability for many in America. ...
September 23, 2013
Following reports on the alleged mistreatment of workers on University of Texas student house projects, some of those workers actually received some good news this past week....
September 17, 2013
As reported on Construction Citizen last week, some construction workers who helped build luxury student apartments on the University of Texas campus in Austin have alleged that...
September 10, 2013
University Calls the Allegations “Concerning”Students attending classes at the University of Texas at Austin this fall have a chance to “Live Big. Live Better” at some new luxury...
September 04, 2013
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