A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

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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.

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
Creating ongoing solutions for workforce challenges in construction will be an uphill battle, but luckily some of the best minds in the industry have now begun working on it in...
April 15, 2015
Over the years, the Construction Citizen team has put a bright spotlight on the myriad problems caused by worker misclassification. Those difficulties continue to mount while...
April 08, 2015
Construction firms and labor advocates alike have now told state lawmakers they are in favor of a proposal under consideration at the Texas Capitol to create a searchable database...
March 24, 2015
Hundreds marched through downtown Austin in Febuary to honor the men and women who have died in the Texas construction industry. The event was organized by Workers Defense Project...
March 16, 2015