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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.

A broad cross section of construction and construction-related business associations are asking leaders in both parties in Washington to make career training a priority this year...
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...
Across the country, there are more and more examples of businesses facing legal consequences because they were misclassifying workers as independent subcontractors when, by law,...
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.A friend...
ING is accused of fabricating documentation of materials purchases from a minority firm which was part of their bid for a major project, after which federal officials blew the...
The battle to rein in the scourge of worker misclassification in the construction industry continues to play out at the national level and in state legislatures. As Construction...
Calling it a "revolution" in education, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Friday laid out plans for what he called a "statewide model" for Pathways in Technology Early College High...
Six men are accused of using shell companies to hide the number of workers they employed in order to avoid paying millions of dollars of workers’ comp insurance and federal...
The News and Observer in Raleigh offers an in-depth look at two problems: lack of workers' compensation and worker misclassification.
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