A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

The filmmakers behind the award-winning Rational Middle documentary series on immigration will showcase their work and host a discussion on the issue at an event next week in...
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March 18, 2019
Texas Republicans are once again taking aim at government-mandated collective bargaining agreements on taxpayer-funded construction projects around the state. A legislative...
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March 14, 2019
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday told a group of business leaders and others gathered at Rice University that he’s proud to lead a city that’s...
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March 07, 2019
A Texas Senate committee has signed off on a proposed ban on city ordinances that require private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. But some last-minute changes...
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March 06, 2019
Flanked by roofing contractors who are hopeful that scammers who do the same kind of work and show up after storms like Hurricane Harvey can be put out of business, some Texas...
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March 01, 2019
A Republican-led push to cancel out mandatory paid sick leave rules for private employers in Austin, San Antonio, and any other city that wants to try something similar began in...
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February 19, 2019
Members of the Texas Legislature are once again in Austin to deliberate and pass laws we all must live under. Unlike 2017, when lawmakers were focused on issues like an immigration crackdown, a Convention of States to rewrite the United States Constitution, and regulations dictating which people could use certain public restrooms, this session promises to be much more focused on substantive eye-level topics like property taxes and school finances.  
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February 12, 2019
On February 8, AGC will host their annual awards ceremony to recognize the companies who built the most challenging and creative Austin-area construction projects over the past year.
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February 06, 2019
The United States’ program for high-skilled immigrant workers, H-1B visas, is a portion of the immigration picture that even President Donald Trump has said is necessary and...
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January 29, 2019
Brookfield Properties is about to begin a significant renovation at Houston Center, the four-building mixed-use complex in downtown the developer purchased last year. And as part of the renovation, Brookfield has committed to the principles of the Construction Career Collaborative, or C3, focused on the financial security, health and well-being of craft workers.
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January 22, 2019