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.

The scope of work on the books for the next 10 years for the Texas Gulf Coast is unprecedented. If manpower cannot be secured at competitive rates, it is quite likely these plants...
The following article originally appeared in the October newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.Now it’s Volkswagen; they have been...
The National Football League faces a growing backlash over the way cheerleaders are compensated and the reason for it will sound very familiar to regular readers of Construction...
The construction industry has fought the issue of independent contractors with no benefits or employees with full benefits for the last decade. Now the startup Uber is in the...
In a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board NLRB has made a decision that redefines “joint employer status” and will likely change the way many businesses deal with...
More than two dozen states have now agreed to cooperate closely with the federal government to crack down on what’s known as worker misclassification. Alaska is the latest state...
Two men in GA have been arrested on federal charges that they intentionally misrepresented the employment classification of construction workers.
“Jill Wells, an official of Engineers Against Poverty, an advocacy group in Britain, described the guidelines issued by CH2M as commendable. But, she said, the company’s actions...
The administrator of the Department of Labor’s wage and hour division, Dr. David Weil, this week issued an administrative guidance document aimed to curb the misclassification of...