A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

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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.

Editor’s note:  Access, Control and Technology are all important components of a secure construction site. In part three of this series last week, Jim Kollaer explained...
The holiday season is upon us, and many workers are looking forward to receiving a Christmas bonus.  Depending on the nature of the bonus, it may or may not have an effect on...
Editor’s note:  Access, Control and Technology are all important components of a secure construction site.  In part two of this series last week, Jim Kollaer explained...
Editor’s note:  In part one of this series last week, Jim Kollaer’s article ACT Now on Jobsite Security began as he explained the many areas of jobsite security which must be...
It could take a half a year before the investigation is complete into exactly what went wrong leading up to a worker’s death on December 3 during renovations at Kyle Field at...
This article was originally published in the November/December issue of Construction Savvy.  Reprinted with permission.My first construction boss told me everything he...
When people think about sexual harassment, they usually envision a male co-worker or supervisor targeting a female employee. Most people know that this scenario can be reversed,...
To some in construction, avoiding payroll taxes by paying workers as independent subcontractors is just the way to do business.  But, as we've repeatedly noted, it is illegal...
One of my clients, an industrial construction company, recently asked me to conduct their annual employment law training.  Here are my observations and lessons learned.The...