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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.

An article in the Stamford Advocate reported that state and federal Department of Labor Officials and OSHA representatives assisted by local police cracked down on four major...
We reported last October that the cost of Drywall was due for another spike this year. That one is coming on top of a large spike in 2012 in the middle of one of the largest...
Researchers at the University of Texas back up what we've been saying at Construction Citizen for years: far too many construction workers in Texas are the victims of payroll...
The debate over payroll fraud in Texas is now in the national spotlight.Fox News Correspondent Casey Stegall traveled to Austin to cover the story, where he reported on what the...
While the Texas Legislature prepares to wade into the debate over the best way to deal with payroll fraud, some leaders at the local level say they're not waiting for Austin to...
During the debate and political wrangling over the Fiscal Cliff throughout the New Year’s holiday, Congress, on New Year’s day, passed HR 4212, the Drywall Safety Act of 2012, and...
Construction industry leaders in North Texas have started the process of figuring out what kind of payroll fraud crackdown they could possibly support.Members of the Government...
Key players in the construction industry in North Texas today are expected to decide whether they'll support efforts to crack down on the intentional misclassification of...
Builders around the state will be paying extra close attention to developments in Austin as the 83rd Texas Legislature gavels into session later this month.  One of the...