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.

E'hem.  Excuse me for just a moment, but I have to toot the horn of my good friends at Chamberlin.  These folks sure are making me proud!In just the last few months, the...
We have been writing about the critical need for controlling security on your jobsite to prevent possible injuries, to track materials, to avoid tool theft, and in the case of the...
The Texas Payday Law, Chapter 61 of the Texas Labor Code, governs how workers are paid in Texas.  The law applies to all private employers, and is enforced by the Texas...
There is an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) court case moving through the legal system that potentially could have major impact on every building site, general...
We recently attended the signing ceremony for the first alliance between the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and MEMCO, a construction-...
When talk of labor shortages has been floated in the past, it has often been customary for those sounding the alarm to be accused of “crying wolf”. But the evidence is rolling in...
New regulations affecting federal contractors are scheduled to go into effect on March 24, 2014.  The regulations involve federal contractors’ affirmative action and...
In what looks to many like a slap on the wrist, the feds are fining two companies involved in last year's collapse at the Texas A&M Equine Complex construction site that left...
In just the latest example of the consequences that can result from a lack of quality control in construction, the Army Corps of Engineers has been sharply criticized by the...