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.

Federal agencies with oversight over various industries are taking the problem of worker misclassification more seriously and are taking steps to rein in as many bad actors as...
June 30, 2015
As many readers are aware, the Construction Career Collaborative, commonly known as C3, is growing steadily and is beginning to have an impact as it executes its owner-driven...
June 24, 2015
A New York Times report this week digs into why construction deaths have been rising in New York. The numbers are unfortunate and they underscore the need for better-trained craft...
June 04, 2015
The president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, resigned today after being re-elected in the midst of an unprecedented scandal over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.Scandal is not...
June 02, 2015
The news team at WFAA Television in Dallas/Fort Worth has done an oustanding job of highlighting the problem of worker misclassification. In their latest installment, reporter...
May 18, 2015
Contributing Parties- OSHA, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC-Houston), American Subcontractors Associations-Houston Chapter (ASA-HC), Gulf Coast Safety...
May 12, 2015
Editor's note: The following article was authored by L.M. Sixel and was originally published in the Houston Chronicle.  Reprinted with permission.Employees and...
May 12, 2015
Last week the Greater Houston Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) held an open house to celebrate the grand opening of their new facility at 4910 Dacoma Street in...
April 30, 2015
In an explosive investigation that drew the attention of many average Texans over the weekend, WFAA Television in Dallas/Fort Worth put a bright spotlight on the problem of worker...
April 29, 2015