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.

Business leaders in Houston seem well-positioned to set the tone for how the rest of the nation addresses workforce challenges, experts agree. During a town hall-style event...
June 09, 2016
Now with 123 Accredited Employers, 47 Project Participants, four Certified Staffing Agencies, seven active projects (as well as three completed projects and more in the pipe) and...
June 08, 2016
The recent announcement by the IRS Commissioner that the agency is moving forward with hiring hundreds of additional agents has sparked a debate about exactly how those new...
May 25, 2016
Craft labor shortages are a serious issue with an enormous impact on project productivity.  To gain a better understanding of productivity from their perspective, the...
May 24, 2016
On Friday, May 6, 2016, at Brady’s Landing, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston and Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) hosted a...
May 20, 2016
Hi there.  The Chamberlin Man here.When you have an MVP on your team, you win.  That’s why we’re especially proud to call Chamberlin Roofing Superintendent Curtis Purvis...
May 13, 2016
Marek Dallas Division President John Hinson wrote the following President’s Message for AWCI's Construction Dimension magazine. Hinson is the 2015-2016 President of AWCI. ...
May 06, 2016
Originally published in the Houston Chronicle.  Reprinted with permission.As someone intimately familiar with the economic realities of the situation, I am quite...
April 28, 2016
The following article originally appeared in the April newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.The recent National AGC Annual Convention in...
April 22, 2016