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.

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...
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...
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...
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...
The following article originally appeared in the February newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.The increasing realization that talented...
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...
Our construction industry has always needed legal access to immigrants, never more so than today.  We all need to rally behind the efforts to obtain some legal status for...
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...
The owner of a commercial subcontracting company which specializes in metal studs, drywall, and acoustical ceilings was arraigned last month on workplace misclassification...