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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.

Construction industry leaders, associations, labor unions and others testified before lawmakers in Austin on Wednesday that the state needs to aggressively go after companies that...
April 04, 2013
This article by Representative Armando Walle, D-Houston originally appeared in the Houston Chronicle on April 1, 2013.  Reprinted with permission.In recent years,...
April 03, 2013
The state of Utah is fighting worker misclassification in the construction industry by scrutinizing employment records of companies who hire limited liability corporations, or...
March 27, 2013
A lawmaker from Dallas wants cities to be barred from requiring contractors to pay a "living wage" when awarding incentive packages. The Austin American Statesman reports:State...
March 04, 2013
The University of Texas study on the construction industry that we've been telling you about is getting attention across the state, from TV reports in Austin and Dallas to a...
February 18, 2013
Lawmakers who are still gearing up for the real business of the 83rd Texas Legislature got an earful from construction executives from around the state on TCA’s lobby day. The...
February 05, 2013
The debate over payroll fraud in Texas is now in the national spotlight.Fox News Correspondent Casey Stegall traveled to Austin to cover the story, where he reported on what the...
January 21, 2013
In a move that a key lawmaker called “unprecedented” and “unmistakable,” The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has unanimously voted to press the legislature to crack down on...
December 05, 2012
This article by Patricia Kilday Hart originally appeared in the Houston Chronicle on 11/30/2012.  Reprinted with permission.“Independent contractor” has a nice ring to it....
December 02, 2012