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Government Actions

When the private sector does not address a major issue, the public sector will often step into the vacuum and do it. The construction industry has been slow to embrace the principles of social responsibility and sustainable value, focusing instead on whatever it takes to be lowest bidder. As a consequence of this, government is adopting policies that reshape the rules for the industry.

Over the last few months, we’ve been proud to feature a new documentary series on immigration called The Rational Middle. Now, filmmaker Gregory Kallenberg and former Houston...
“The president, politicians, and people are arguing one side or the other of the immigration factors from the wall to DACA to I-9, to ICE raids on construction sites. The March 5...
Before the Austin City Council had even taken its final vote to approve a new requirement for private employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees, Republican members...
Read an interesting compilation of the highest dollar amounts recovered from workers’ compensation fraud cases in the U.S. during 2017 - $697.4 Million of employer fraud from...
In his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump called for a massive $1.5 trillion initiative to “rebuild our crumbling infrastructure. America is a nation of builders...
Politicians and opinion makers regularly condemn illegal immigration often are quick to add that prospective immigrants should "get in line" and come in via proper channels....
The American media and the politicians from the President of the US down to the local elected officials and law enforcement officials are involved in the issue, which, like...
Construction associations are among the business groups this year encouraging employers and their employees to get out the vote in the Texas primary elections. They and others are...
The past year was a tough one when it comes to the issue of worker misclassification. For about a decade, there was some significant progress in state legislatures across the...