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.

Construction Citizen attended a press conference at the Gables Park Plaza in Austin, Texas last week.  The press conference was called by the Workers Defense Project to...
Around the country there are a number of irresponsible owners and contractors who are being found out for the fact that they are using cash workers who should be paid as employees...
This week, nwiTimes.com (Northwest Indiana) wrote about a 2008 University of Missouri-Kansas City study which revealed the extent of worker misclassification and the resulting...
Part of our mission at Construction Citizen is to push for a sustainable construction workforce.  We developed the following set of 10 principles to demonstrate the overall...
If you work in the Los Angeles area and you are able to free up a few hours tomorrow morning, there will be a seminar detailing how to differentiate between an employee and an...
Last year, the Workers Defense Project in collaboration with the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin and with a grant from the...
For the past few years my company has focused on recruitment and entry level training for our field force.  We have some amazing success stories.  I’ll share some of our...
Construction Citizen has been following this issue for the last few months and most of our efforts have been to track the progress of the laws being introduced in the various...
With the advent of the Arizona Immigration law, SB 1070, the filing of Amicus Briefs by 27 states, and the challenge to the Arizona law, many of us are not watching the Wage Theft...