Tag: Construction employers

Construction Processes, Legal

Construction is among the industries most at risk for ACA penalties

January 24, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

The average annual employee turnover rate for the construction industry is 68%, according to data issued by job search site Zippia, more than 10 percentage points higher than the national average of 57.3%. Why does that matter? With new employees […]


Construction employers work to keep the peace in the great vaccine debate

December 20, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Jen L’Estrange, a strategic human resources and workforce consultant, has seen a pattern among her clients’ vaccinated and unvaccinated employees. Vaccinated employees, she said, don’t understand why someone wouldn’t want to get vaccinated in the interest of public health. Meanwhile, […]


What can construction employers learn from ‘Striketober’?

November 3, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The season of the strike is upon us. Nearly 1,400 workers at cereal producer Kellogg Co. went on strike at midnight Oct. 5, as their union contract expired. On Oct. 14, close to 10,000 members of the United Auto Workers […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Construction employers can help alleviate workers’ risk of heart disease

February 1, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

As builders, we are often tasked with creating new facilities — whether a hospital, science lab, airport or university building — that improve a community’s quality of life and contribute to its overall wellbeing. What is sometimes overlooked in our […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Construction employers run afoul of fall protection regs

September 16, 2019


A fatal fall was among the OSHA enforcement cases finalized over the past few days – violations that show a persistent failure among some construction industry employers to address fall hazards. Falls are the leading cause of fatalities in construction. […]