A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Reshaping the Industry

Three actions are necessary to build a thriving, profitable and durable construction industry:

  • Acceptance.  Recognize current situations and challenges and accept they are real.
  • Leadership.  Embrace core values and principles as innovators and leaders.
  • Solutions.  Collaborate among owners, contractors and workforce for solutions.
What challenges is the construction industry facing?  What principles, like sustainable value and social responsibility, should industry leaders embrace?  Where will the solutions come from?
Representatives from Construction Citizen attended an extraordinary Workforce Development Meeting at Marek Brothers Systems, Inc. on January 12, 2011.  The meeting was opened...
February 21, 2011
In part 2 of their investigation which we told you about last week, Randy Travis, a reporter with Fox 5 in Atlanta, follows the money on the use of undocumented workers.  In...
February 19, 2011
When someone tells you a lie are you offended?  Do you wonder whether they feel wrong for telling you a lie?  What makes something of importance right or wrong?  Is...
February 17, 2011
An investigative news team from Fox 5 television in Atlanta recently took a hidden camera onto a public school construction site in an effort to determine the use of undocumented...
February 16, 2011
I recently attended the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) 2011 Membership meeting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  CURT is closely aligned with the National Center for...
February 15, 2011
Democratic lawmakers in Nevada outlined a jobs bill that they will submit to the Nevada Assembly on Monday.  The bill is aimed at keeping construction projects “Nevada...
February 11, 2011
The political protests and related violence over the past few weeks in Egypt have not surprisingly impeded progress on construction projects in that country.  Many...
February 10, 2011
Lawrence Rebman, director of the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, spelled it out very clearly in his recent Director’s Spotlight entitled Worker...
February 03, 2011
We received a link to a Yahoo Finance article from a fan of Construction Citizen.  The article is entitled: Coalition of 'Unlikely Bed Fellows' Continues Growing to Nail...
February 03, 2011