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.

Construction firms and labor advocates alike have now told state lawmakers they are in favor of a proposal under consideration at the Texas Capitol to create a searchable database...
Hundreds marched through downtown Austin in Febuary to honor the men and women who have died in the Texas construction industry. The event was organized by Workers Defense Project...
I remember the first time I crossed a strike picket line. It was at a construction site for a Holly Sugar Beet processing plant in Hereford, Texas. The electricians union who...
Construction craft professionals are among the happiest people in the workforce when they're employed by an ethical contractor who invests in their employees, a recently released...
On Friday, January 30, 2015 more than 280 individuals gathered to recognize companies and individuals who exemplify Excellence In Construction.  Winners in eight categories...
A report from a bipartisan panel of Texas lawmakers says companies that pretend their employees are independent subcontractors are undermining free markets and encouraging illegal...
I had the pleasure of shooting the breeze with Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing President and CEO, John Kafka the other day.  As he recalled days gone by, he shared with...
In the grand foyer at Wortham Theater filled with more than 200 construction professionals, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston awarded members for their...
A recent study by the National Women’s Law Center called Women In Construction: Still Breaking Ground examines the current state of women in construction and finds that the...