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.

Last week Construction Citizen told you about a University of Texas study called Build A Better Texas which reported on the working conditions for construction workers in this...
As acting director of the Construction Career Collaborative (C3), I recently talked with Brian Golden of J.T. Vaughn Construction, LLC about one of the first construction projects...
While the Texas Legislature prepares to wade into the debate over the best way to deal with payroll fraud, some leaders at the local level say they're not waiting for Austin to...
Construction industry leaders in North Texas have started the process of figuring out what kind of payroll fraud crackdown they could possibly support.Members of the Government...
Key players in the construction industry in North Texas today are expected to decide whether they'll support efforts to crack down on the intentional misclassification of...
An owner of a New Jersey residential roofing and construction company pled guilty this week and may face serious prison time for stealing over $450,000 in unpaid workers’...
There are certain captains of this industry who truly get what's happening with the workforce and what needs to be done moving forward.I was lucky enough to be able to visit with...
In 1967, Leo Joeris founded Joeris General Contractors on the principle “First Build Trust”.  That principle has remained both the driving force for the company and the...
Leaders from business and workers’ advocates sat down recently in Washington to talk about the road ahead when it comes to creating a sustainable workforce in the construction...