A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Employment Standards

Effective development of the work force requires embracing a long-term and career-oriented perspective. A foundation for a sustainable workforce begins with legal work status and a proper employment relationship and is reinforced by training programs, new skills acquisition and opportunities for advancement.

​In my role as Executive Director of Construction Career Collaborative (C3), I make many presentations each year to building owners, general contractors, specialty contractors,...
New Jersey is taking steps to further crackdown on what's been called a "scourge" in the construction industry as well as other sectors of the economy: Worker misclassification or...
The industry has found itself in a bind as the amount of work continues to grow while the construction industry’s workforce ages.
Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing revitalized the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Pavilion in downtown San Antonio, Texas, and resolved persistent water intrusion issues.
In today’s construction industry, safety is paramount. And at ABC, a national construction association representing more than 21,000 members, we believe that it is our...
The filmmakers at The Rational Middle this week put a bow on the first season of their immigration documentary series, calling it a “holistic view” of the issue they hope will “...
Across all fields of construction, the industry is seeing a severe labor shortage during a time when it should be flourishing. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics...
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...
“Our most precious resource is people,” says Mike Holland, COO of MAREK, recently named Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2018 Contractor of the Year in recognition of its...