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?
By blurring the line between the physical worksite and digital information, AR is making construction teams more efficient, productive, cost-effective, and safer.
The bill would create federal tax credits for donations to non-profits that provide scholarships for education including training programs and apprenticeships.
The Texas Workforce Commission has approved a rule that allows online apps to classify their workers as contractors whether or not they meet the legal definition of an employee...
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in March, not seasonally adjusted, increased 0.7% from February and 2.2% year-over-year (y/y) from March 2018, the Bureau of Labor...
Read an inspiring report from one of the facilitators of the first annual Construction Career Collaraboritive Career Fair.
Every year the Austin AGC hosts the Outstanding Construction Award competition.  Projects are judged on the difficulty in construction resulting from design, location,...
We have written about the various ways that wage theft in the construction industry occurs through the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, whereby workers are...
There’s new life to an effort to ban local governments in Texas from requiring that private employers provide paid sick leave. As we previously reported, what would have appeared...
Nonfarm payroll employment in March increased by 196,000, seasonally adjusted, from February and by 2,499,000 (1.7%) year-over-year (y/y) from March 2018, the Bureau of Labor...