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.

One contractor in Arizona has had enough of what he and others say is “stealing middle class jobs” in his state.  John Jackson has become one of the most aggressive worker...
To some in construction, avoiding payroll taxes by paying workers as independent subcontractors is just the way to do business.  But, as we've repeatedly noted, it is illegal...
After years of pressing Austin leaders to approve a “living wage” law, workers' rights advocates celebrated the passage of a new set of requirements on companies that get tax...
Responsible Business Owners and Working Families Urge Council Support and Action to Bring Wage Theft DownAs Houston city council members shift into campaign mode to convince...
Efforts to crack down on worker misclassification in Texas took a step forward this year with the passage of a targeted crackdown on the practice that some have gone so far as to...
As a longtime supporter of comprehensive immigration reform, I am more optimistic than ever about a real solution coming out of Washington.  The partisanship and ideology...
Real independent contractors are easy to identify.  They are hired to perform a specific project, they bring their own tools, they have their own business cards, and they...
The Construction Citizen team has written many times about the growing controversy over whether college is becoming obsolete and actually a liability for many in America. ...