A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Compensation

An attractive and competitive wage structure is of vital importance for sustaining high performance and value. An added benefits package further helps keep the focus on job, career and company successes. These are necessary components to attract and retain the right people to the construction industry.

The use of low-wage underground carpenters and drywall workers in Portland has landed a specialty subcontractor in hot water and, pending the outcome of his trial, a possible term...
The first investigative report by David Schecter at WFAA in Dallas/Fort Worth drew quick reaction from other subcontractors and from legislators in Austin.  In a follow up...
WFAA News 8 TV in Dallas/Fort Worth aired an investigative report last night by David Schecter about the plight of worker misclassification in the Texas construction industry, and...
Home builder and general contractor Reynaldo Orozco has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to repay $504,047 in unpaid employment tax for filing a false tax return...
Last March, Construction Citizen covered a protest held by workers who had been cheated out of wages by Carole Johnson Builders LLC, a subcontractor on a Houston construction...
A recent decision following an investigation by the New Orleans District Office Wage and Hour Division of the US Department of Labor tied a Louisiana general contractor to the...
Houston business owner Lowell Daniel offers contracting services in landscaping, irrigation, and drainage.  He has heard horror stories from some of the workers he has...
Tompkins County Workers’ Center in Ithaca, New York offers a Living Wage Employer Certification for businesses who wish to publically commit to certain criteria regarding the...
On May 27th, Governor Rick Perry signed into law a groundbreaking measure that will expand the ability of local law enforcement agencies to arrest employers who cheat their...