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.

This article was originally published in the November/December issue of Construction Savvy.  Reprinted with permission.My first construction boss told me everything he...
When people think about sexual harassment, they usually envision a male co-worker or supervisor targeting a female employee. Most people know that this scenario can be reversed,...
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Hi there.  The Chamberlin Man here.If you've been around the block in business, the concept of “continual improvement processes” (CIP) have most certainly crossed your path....
Worker safety is simply a priority for us at Construction Citizen just like it should be for any company doing construction around the world.  Apparent safety violations were...
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...