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.

Rowdy behavior on construction jobsites is by no means a new phenomenon.  Any employer who’s been through litigation stemming from sexual or racial harassment on a jobsite is...
The federal government is getting more serious all the time about cracking down on businesses that pretend their employees are subcontractors when, by law, they should be paid as...
Following concerns raised here on Construction Citizen by contractors in Austin, the Austin Community College Board of Trustees has decided to create a task force to hammer out...
In a September 2014 study entitled Sinking Underground: The Growing Informal Economy in California Construction, misclassification of more than 39,800 construction workers is a...
Some employers mistakenly believe that wage and salary information can be kept confidential.  In my law practice, I occasionally see policies stating that employees may not...
There is growing anger across the nation about the about the cancer of worker misclassification in the construction industry.  Why are more and more political leaders,...
On September 11, OSHA released new reporting rules for workers injured on projects that fall (no pun intended) under federal OSHA jurisdiction.  The new record keeping rules...
The Project Executive for the ExxonMobil Campus Project shared appreciative comments he received about Marek’s work which were made by one of the designers on an informal walk...
Editor’s note: The following was originally published by BRI Commercial Roofing.  Reprinted with permission.Focusing on safety is important in any industry, but in the...