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Government Actions

When the private sector does not address a major issue, the public sector will often step into the vacuum and do it. The construction industry has been slow to embrace the principles of social responsibility and sustainable value, focusing instead on whatever it takes to be lowest bidder. As a consequence of this, government is adopting policies that reshape the rules for the industry.

The TX Facilities Commission has released a video featuring the partnership between their HUB program and the TX Department of Insurance now offering OSHA-30 training to...
After efforts failed at the Texas Legislature this year to cancel out government-mandated paid sick leave ordinances in cities around the state, business groups are pressing ahead...
Industry organizations have been advocating for some period for additional Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs that would better serve the industry and would provide for...
Amid the national debate about immigration and what to do following the mass shooting in El Paso and Ohio, organizers of a summit coming up in Austin hope to “go beyond the...
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 “...
The City of Dallas may be in court soon defending rules that say private employers must provide paid sick leave benefits to their employees. 
Labor departments from NJ, DE, and PA signed a reciprocal agreement designed to better protect workers and employers through a newly established pipeline of information sharing...
Immigration crackdowns will make Texas’ labor shortage worse. The ID and Tax program would issue five-year work permits to those who qualify — bringing them into our tax system...
After it passed the California Assembly earlier this year, that state's Senate is set to begin hearings this week on a sweeping reform to the way employers classify their workers...