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, the Construction Citizen team updated you on the fact that lawsuits about worker misclassification have been ramping up all across the country. The battle is playing...
April 20, 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.Brothers...
March 23, 2016
The El Paso City Council is moving forward with plans to further crack down on companies that deny pay to their workers. Only one council member voted “no” to add tougher language...
March 22, 2016
A construction executive in New York is charged with underreporting his payroll so that he could reap $2 million in insurance premium breaks.Prosecutors in Manhattan said Michael...
March 16, 2016
HOUSTON - The Greater Houston Partnership announced Thursday additional details about the organization’s office space in the new Partnership Tower. The build-out will be completed...
March 04, 2016
The following article originally appeared in the February newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.The increasing realization that talented...
February 15, 2016
After a yearlong debate about the right way to handle it, the Dallas City Council this week passed a requirement for mandatory rest breaks for construction workers.Under the new...
December 09, 2015
The following article originally appeared in the November newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.Recently, I participated in a panel...
November 27, 2015
I ran into my college classmate, colleague and friend Jim Furr, Managing Principal Emeritus in the Houston office of Gensler, this week, and he reminded me of the Rain’s Rules of...
November 23, 2015