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...
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...
Low-wage workers, grassroots community organizations, and responsible businesses are together writing a historic chapter in the City of Houston’s development.  Beginning in...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...