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Fighting the Four Horsemen of the Workforce Apocalypse

Posted in Labor/Workforce

Co-author: Michael Kelsheimer Published in TEXO InFocus Magazine Since at least 2008, Flood, Fire, Famine and Pestilence have ravaged the construction workforce across America. In the downturn, many workers left the industry never to return. Others left the U.S. and have not returned.  Couple that with construction growth, a resistance to training workers who may… Continue Reading

Protecting Yourself in a Volatile Labor Market

Posted in Labor/Workforce

  Co-authors: JP Vogel and Tim Fandrey Published in Build Houston Magazine Texas is a hot-bed for construction. In 2016, according to the Virtual Builders Exchange, Texas was second only to New York in construction expenditures, spending $44.4 billion. And there is no sign that the proliferation of construction is slowing down.  New housing starts… Continue Reading

ICE is coming for Undocumented Workers – How to Prevent Corporate Frostbite

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Co-author: Michael Kelsheimer Whatever your political views, undocumented workers and the businesses that knowingly or unknowingly employ them are coming under the microscope. If you compile recent headlines, you’ll know the President has implemented two immigration bans, is challenging so-called “Sanctuary Cities” that do not help Federal immigration enforcement, has instructed government agencies to become… Continue Reading