A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Employment Standards

Effective development of the work force requires embracing a long-term and career-oriented perspective. A foundation for a sustainable workforce begins with legal work status and a proper employment relationship and is reinforced by training programs, new skills acquisition and opportunities for advancement.

On October 18, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) held its annual Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC), which showcased forty-one projects, built by...
November 02, 2017
Experts in the construction industry met at a luncheon hosted by the American Subcontractors Association Houston Chapter recently to talk about employer responsibility...
October 05, 2017
The Texas Standard, a statewide radio program that airs on NPR stations throughout the state, has been doing an in-depth series on the realities faced by undocumented people who...
September 26, 2017
A federal judge in Texas has invalidated an Obama-era overtime rule that was aimed at giving millions more Americans a shot at earning overtime pay. The rule, proposed by former...
September 20, 2017
The McKinsey team posed the question: “Why do so many large projects continue to fall short of expectations despite so much global experience, learning, discussion, and...
September 19, 2017
Among the most positive things that can be said of any person is “He or she has good character.” It means the individual is reliable, honest, a person of his or her word. You can...
September 15, 2017
Immigrant rights activists, experts in the law, and business leaders gathered Wednesday night in Houston to talk about challenges the region faces following the convergence of a...
September 14, 2017
According to a recent study by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the construction industry has the 2nd highest number of Substance Use Disorder (SUD)...
August 22, 2017
Each summer, MAREK honors and celebrates with their employees who have completed important training milestones during the previous year.  Their 2017 Workforce Development...
August 16, 2017